KONE is known in Bulgaria since 1970s when it was a supplier to one of the most important places for that time - The Bulgarian Foreign Trade Bank (BFTB) , Hotel “Balkan”, PRONO, Hotel “Vitosha New Otani” , Military Medical Academy (Bulgaria), TZUM - Sofia, etc. Since 2004 KONE has exclusive distributor in the country. During the construction boom were build lots of projects with high quality in different segments - office buildings, commercial centers and residential complexes. On 01.01.2014 KONE Corporation founded its own company in Bulgaria - KONE EOOD. And from 01.02.2015 the company moves to its own office at a new address. KONE is present in Bulgaria because we think we have excellent solutions that can improve the feeling of smooth, comfortable, enjoyable, reliable and safe People flow. The team of KONE Bulgaria is constantly developing as we offer innovative solutions, answering the customer needs.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2020, KONE had annual sales of EUR 9.9 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
KONE’s mission and vision
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life.
As the urbanization megatrend shows, the world’s cities are constantly growing. They attract billions of people and by 2050 more than two in every three people on the planet will live in urban areas. Estimates tell us that around 200,000 people move into cities across the globe each day, the same as 140 people every minute.
In this increasingly urbanizing world, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. We understand urbanization and help our customers make the best of the world’s cities, buildings, and public spaces. We know we can truly contribute to making cities better and more sustainable places to live. This mission is the purpose that guides every decision we make.
Our vision is to create the best People Flow experience
Our goal is to provide ease, effectiveness and experiences to our users and customers over the full life cycle of buildings. We believe the best experience can be created by working together with our customers and partners in every step of the process, from early engagement to upgrading equipment.
The candidates can apply through our corporate career site or via other platforms that we are using for recruitments. The candidates should apply with a copy of their CV and if they are relevant for the position will be contacted by Talent Acquisition Specialist for further discussions.
Depending on the position at KONE are between 3 and 5 interviews with local and regional stakeholders. The interviews are in English and Bulgarian.
Installers and Maintenance Technicians have 1-2 interviews locally in Bulgarian.