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KONE, Inc Insurance Associate in Lisle, Illinois

Founded in 1910, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life and make our world’s cities better places to live. We are a global leader that provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization that add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through our innovative solutions, we strive to make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable. Our operations in over 60 countries around the world has helped us achieve our position as an innovation and sustainability leader with repeated recognitions by Forbes, Corporate Knights for clean capitalism and others.

At KONE, our customers come from all walks of life, and we are committed to a culture that welcomes everyone. We have the courage to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because we believe diversity drives innovation. We pride ourselves on our family-centric culture and guiding principles that serve as the foundation of who we are and how we do business. In addition to our passion for safety and innovation, our culture is strengthened by our values of care, customer, collaboration and courage which connects us closer to the customers and communities we serve and makes us a great place to work. In addition to providing competitive salaries, learning & developmental opportunities and an environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect - we also offer world-class benefits such as a matching 401K, pension plan, comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family, as well as paid holidays and paid time off.

​We are looking for an Insurance Associate who will be responsible for supporting the insurance evidence process for the Americas. This person will serve as the initial point of contact for insurance certificate creation, facilitate timely resolution of insurance evidence inquiries, and assist in the insurance renewal process. In addition, this position serves as the secondary point of contact for branch users and for Certificate of Insurance training content, both live and online. This position requires the ability to analyze, communicate and resolve insurance evidence inquiries from internal and external customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Review contracts to obtain necessary information and create certificates of insurance as required, including special endorsements.

  • ​Facilitate timely resolution of questions and concerns related to evidence of insurance inquiries from KONE’s branch offices and external customers, including third party vendors.

  • ​Serve as main point of contact for OCPL, including providing reports to broker as needed. This includes monthly review of expiring OCPLs and applicable renewals.

  • Assist the team during the annual certificates of insurance renewal process including associated pre-work.​

  • ​Serve as one of the eCerts Online super users. Duties include, but not limited, to issuing usernames and passwords, performing user audits, providing information related to system updates, and facilitating online certificate of insurance training material as needed.

Education:

  • High School Diploma required

  • Business degree a plus

Experience:

  • 3+ years of related legal or corporate environment experience including commercial insurance knowledge.

  • Working knowledge of insurance and ability to interpret contract language.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of commercial insurance policies and coverages.

  • Ability to read and interpret contract language for insurance requirements.

  • Ability to review the insurance requirements in a contract and enter the information in the certificate of insurance system to create project specific insurance certificates.

  • Provide support to KONE’s branch offices in the resolution of insurance evidence issues.

  • Ability to analyze, communicate and resolve insurance evidence issues from internal and external customers.

  • Ability to manage multiple system platforms, software and infrastructure to deliver actionable information to varied end-users.

  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with business associates and KONE personnel.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to prioritize projects and work under extreme pressure of deadlines.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Strong knowledge of business applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office 365 Suite, particularly Excel.

  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn and practice Lean, Total Quality Management, and ISO principles and processes.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Read more on www.kone.com/careers

Did you know KONE moves over one billion people every day? In 2019, we had annual net sales of EUR 10 billion. We employ over 60,000 driven professionals in over 60 countries worldwide joined together by a shared vision. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, it is our mission to improve the flow of urban life.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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