Specification Engineer - Rail

Birmingham
Reference No: WD-0005359

What's the role?

In this role you will partner with top specifier offices and rail entities, pro-actively developing specifications and securing Hilti technical solutions on major construction projects, working directly with final client, consultant engineers and designers.

This role will focus on developing Hilti technical solution for the rail industry and supporting Hilti’s rail customer-base throughout the UK.

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 around the Midlands, but the role will have national coverage.

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 are very proud to have been placed on the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK by our employees for the past 10 years.

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 key stakeholders from the rail industry, consultant engineers and designers, 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 solutions for key applications: Post-installed Anchors & Rebar, SafeSET system, direct fastening, installation systems and firestop

You 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:

*Different ways to work flexibly including working from home and compressed hours so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview
*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
*Company branded van or vehicle
*Fuel card

Our Head Office is currently based next to Old Trafford but in early 2021 we will move to state of the art new premises at Circle Square in Central Manchester. We will continue to offer free parking for employees and will be located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop.

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:

  • 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.
  • Commercial awareness and previous experience in business and account development
  • Previous knowledge or experience of working within the rail industry would be beneficial
  • Full and clean manual driving license

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds. If we like what we see, you'll be invited to complete a short video or telephone interview.

If you need any support with your application 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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