Distribution Specialist

Reference No: 12005

What's the role?

You will be supporting the Distribution team on all Supply Chain Execution activities related to Distribution Centre operations. You will participate in cross-functional activities/projects and assignments together with internal and external partners and continue to seek creative ways to improve the overall productivity of the organization.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As Distribution Specialist, you will be working on Import / Export, Warehouse and Transport Management, and from an operational perspective this will involve you being the interface with service providers to ensure on-time imports/exports of shipments whilst understanding and ensuring compliance to regulations. The interface is also for warehousing operations including inbound, inventory management, outbound, reverse logistics, and administrative activities to ensure customer and business requirements are met. You will track, troubleshoot and handle complaints associated with transport operations and work closely with other departments (Customer Services, Sales, Material Management & Finance) to ensure better services to our customers.

You will also work on process improvement through lean management tools, adapting global standards/guidelines and solve root cause issues to achieve cost productivity, efficiencies, and/or service improvements. You will conduct necessary audits and checks for process compliance to ensure that risk mitigating controls are in place within all aspects of operations. From a controlling aspect, you will ensure cost management and invoice control/audits and understand, interpret and communicate global KPIs and performance management reporting to all concerned stakeholders.

We fill 80% of our management positions with our own internal candidates. It’s testament to how much we value and develop our people.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Proven Logistics Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Strong Microsoft and PC skills; including Excel, PowerPoint. Access
  • Ability to use Excel for analysis
  • Strong Analytical skills and mathematical aptitude required
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Detail oriented with excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of motivation, customer focus, and continuous improvement
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Willing to work in an operational and office environment

“You get a unique opportunity to experience all different functions of the supply chain – and, for many people, to do it overseas. We really encourage our teams to challenge the way things are done. If you can make a process simpler, do it, show us.”

- Fabrice, Head of Global Logistics Services

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