Strategic Supply Manager

Reference No: 14122

What's the role?

As Strategic Supply Manager your job is to define, implement and lead the global supply strategy for a product group and the introduction of new developed products (metal installation products). Within Hilti you are accountable for the global purchase volume of your product category and your impact is directly visible in the financial performance of the business and the successful introduction of new products. You are working directly with our Business Installation Unit in Schaan/Liechtenstein and with Hilti colleagues all over the world.

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?

Develop and drive strategic initiatives in our global supply network with suppliers especially in Europe, Asia and America and further develop our global supplier base. Deliver on challenging availability and financial targets by identifying and realization of cost reduction potentials together with our international supply teams around the world. Accompany supply related questions during product development including make-or-buy decisions and selecting the best suppliers for new products.

80% of our management positions are filled with internal candidates. It´s testament to how much we value, develop and look after 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.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally. Additionally, we offer you a performance-oriented remuneration package and a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

If you enjoy collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in different functions around the world, you have solid experience in Supply Management for the industrial sector and you are a dynamic and flexible person with high learning agility, we're happy to receive your application.

What you need is:

  • University degree in a technical or economical field.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in a purchasing department of a global company.
  • Experience with stamping, bending, welding and assembly of steel components.
  • Strong management of stakeholders and target orientation in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (mandatory) and German (strongly recommended).
  • Highly committed personality and excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong in execution as well as outstanding capability in negotiations.
  • Willingness to travel globally.

The yearly salary for this fulltime position states a minimum of 54.000 Euro. This position is subject to the collective agreement for employees in metal trade, employment group 4. We are willing to negotiate and offer an attractive performance-oriented remuneration package above the minimum salary based on your excellent skills and know-how. Additionally, a company car with the right for private use and a wide range of benefits like flexible working times, team and company events, additional pension plan, up-to-date work equipment, accident insurance, development plan etc.

"I joined Hilti just two months ago, and straight away felt I could depend on the help and support of my colleagues. If I have any questions or need advice, my manager is always there for me."

- Colin, Logistics Global Trainee

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