The urban mobility company, TK Elevator, will establish a shared service center in Budapest. Named Solution Center Europe (SCE), it will provide selected Finance and HR processes for the group's European and African operations. The company envisions scaling up to 70 employees within the first 12 months, with a prospective possible size of up to 220 jobs over the following two years.
Over recent decades, TK Elevator has achieved a leading position among elevator companies in the world, and in August 2020 it became independent of the thyssenkrupp AG group. With 50,000 employees, the company serves customers in over 100 countries. The product portfolio covers commodity elevators for residential and commercial buildings using cutting-edge, highly customized solutions for state-of-the-art skyscrapers. In addition, elevators and moving walkways, passenger boarding bridges, as well as stair and platform elevators are also part of the portfolio.
In addition to English and German, it is foreseen that the new center to be established in Budapest will provide assistance to TK Elevator's customers in several additional languages. The company plans to employ some 70 employees in the first 12 months, then this number could increase to 220 in the next two years that follow; while training projects worth more than HUF 900 million will be launched for the development of professional skills.
Ingo Angermann, as VP-Controller of the Group, will oversee the new SSC.
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