Specification Engineer

Birmingham
Reference No: 18434

What's the role?

In this role you will partner with the top specifier offices, pro-actively developing specifications and securing Hilti technical solutions on major construction projects, working directly with their consultant engineers and designers.
You 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.
You will preferably be based in Birmingham but will cover a geography including Birmingham, Cardiff and Bristol and the surrounding areas.

Who is Hilti?

Unless you work in construction, you probably haven't heard of us. We're a hidden gem.

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the professional construction sector. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us. So are our people.

We regularly win Great Place to Work awards globally and have been on the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK for the past 13 years – we are proud to have been voted #35 in 2019.

Hilti offers the best of both worlds – friendly teams locally and roles across the UK combined with the opportunities only a company of 30,000 people spread across 120 countries can bring.

What does the role involve?

In this role you will be tasked with proactively building relationships with consultant engineers and designers within Top specifier offices, providing technical support and delivering engineering services.
You'll be responsible for the national account development strategy and its implementation as well as driving Hilti specifications for key product categories: post-installed anchors & rebar, SafeSET system, direct fastening, installation systems and firestopYou will provide expertise and technical advice in the design stage of major construction projects as well as technical help and training to other team members

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:

*Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
*Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
*6% employer pension contributions
*Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
*33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
*Paid leave to work on charitable projects
*Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
*Hilti branded vehicle with fuel card

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. Go the extra mile and we'll reward you with unrivaled training, development and opportunities as soon as you're ready for the next challenge.

What you need is:

  • Degree in Civil / Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Good level of knowledge of the construction industry, the design processes and relevant technical disciplines associated with construction industry and Hilti applications / products
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience of working at a senior and strategic level
  • Experience of working with lead design firms
  • Commercial awareness and previous experience in business and account development
  • Full and clean UK driving license
  • The desire and ability to travel - this role will cover Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham and the surrounding areas

Whilst we still wish to invite applications for roles and will conduct first-round video interviewing, please note that due to the current situation we will not be holding a formal interview process for some weeks and we ask for your patience during this time. If you have been successful after initial screening you will be informed of our intention to interview you in due course.

Click apply to register an application, or if you need any additional information, please contact gbcareers@hilti.com

“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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