Global Engineer

Birmingham
Reference No: 10178

What's the role?

We’re looking for a Global Engineer to join our regional engineering team in the Birmingham area. But this is no ordinary engineering job, as ours is a uniquely high-performing and supportive working culture.

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 28,000 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?

The primary role of the Global Engineer is to partner with the Top specifier offices, pro-actively developing specifications and securing Hilti technical solutions on Mega / Tier 1 construction projects by working directly with their consultant engineers and designers.

The Global Engineer will focus on selected Top specifiers within a discrete geographical territory and will aim to maximise Hilti’s specification potential by providing a high standard of engineering service to consultants and by working closely with in-house design teams of key contractors.

Additionally, the role will include strategic support to select top buying customers for engineering topics.

Hilti Great Britain is proud to rank 23rd in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for 2018.

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 and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Graduate degree in Civil / Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Relevant experience in the construction industry (on site or design office
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels within an organisation.
  • Sales experience with an understanding of the account management process is desirable.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint) user
  • Full and clean manual driving license
  • Be prepared to travel on business throughout the UK
  • To live around the West Midlands or Bristol area

Flexible working is one of many ways that Hilti seeks to ensure that it offers a work-life balance that works for employees and works for the business. We offer flexible working options to suit different stages in your life and aim to support you to find the right balance between work and home life.

Flexible working can take many forms, including but not limited to: job sharing, part-time working, annualised hours, compressed hours, flexi-time, term-time working, working from home, staggered hours, career breaks, time off in lieu, and flexible shift-working*. We also offer employees the option to buy up to five extra days' annual leave each year.

*Please note that not all options are available for every role and you must complete six months' service before you are eligible for any change in your working pattern.

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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