Strategic Supply Manager (f/m/d)

Lanzenkirchen, Wiener Neustadt
Reference No: WD-0009409

What's the role?

For our Ventilated Façade Supply Team, we are currently on the look out for a new talent who wants to take the next step in her / his career path. As Strategic Supply Manager (f/m/d) you will set-up, steer and improve the supply chain of new and existing products of our light ventilated façade portfolio according to global Hilti AG standards.

Who is Hilti?

Our site in Lanzenkirchen, based in the south of Vienna, is part of the Hilti Group and belongs to the Installation business unit in Schaan, Liechtenstein. Not only do we develop and manufacture an innovative range of substructure systems for ventilated facades, the Lanzenkirchen site is also an R&D innovation center for installation systems. With the Installation business unit, we work closely together in the areas of product development, supply, marketing and engineering. The special atmosphere at our site is the result of heterogeneous teams, personal performance, teamwork and mutual support.

The Hilti group develops, manufactures and sells cutting-edge products, technologies, software and services for the global construction industry. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 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. We at Hilti stand for innovation, quality and direct customer relationships.

What does the role involve?

As Strategic Supply Manager you will define, implement and steer the global supplier strategy under the functional leadership of Hilti.

In this role you will be as well the operational and tactical lead buyer for ventilated facades components on our European markets and align purchasing strategies with key stakeholders (Business Unit, cross-function, regional organization, plant etc.). Further, you will be responsible for defining the supply set-up within the project scope of new products. Additionally, you will manage supplier management tasks e.g. negotiating terms and conditions with national and international suppliers and settle contracts. Specific responsibilities include also supply market research, supplier selection, contribution to supply operational excellence and escalation management with regard to our suppliers.

We value new ideas and thinking outside the box! Our employees are invited to help shape processes and contribute their own experience.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we´ll support you in shaping your individual career path. 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 competitive salary and a wide range of benefits:

• flexible working times (home office possibility)
• team and company events
• additional pension plan (employer-financed; after 2 years with the company)
• up-to-date work equipment
• accident insurance (employer-financed)
• individual development plan
• company car

Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

Why should you apply?

If you like working in a global team and driving a global business in a hands-on and performance-oriented culture you will enjoy the job. If you are passionate, with high intrinsic motivation and are resilient and cannot wait to become a Strategic Supply Manger at Eurofox GmbH - A Group Company of Hilti , we look forward to receiving your application.

What you need is:

  • Master’s Degree (University/FH) in engineering or business administration, ideally combined with min. 3 - 5 years working experience in a purchasing department of a global company
  • Excellent analytical skills and a structured manner of thinking
  • Highly committed and strong motivated personality with the attitude and drive to inspire others
  • Outstanding negotiation & presentation skills on all levels
  • Excellent communication skills in English is mandatory, German is a plus

This position is subject to the collective agreement for employees in metal trade, employment group IV which states a minimum salary of € 2.682,80 per month – gross and a minimum annual gross salary of € 64.000,- (in Austria it is legally obliged to announce at least a gross monthly salary). Based on your individual professional skills and know-how and previous experience, we are willing to negotiate and offer an attractive performance-oriented remuneration package highly above the minimum salary.

Take up the next challenge and start your career with Hilti! We look forward to receiving your online application including details of your availability.

Contact: Eurofox GmbH – A Group Company of Hilti | Stefanie Meidl ( | Human Resources

“I don’t have a sales background and, when I went to my careers fair, most companies only wanted to speak to you if you had the right experience. Hilti were completely open-minded. They were more interested in me than in which degree I was doing.”

- Andreas, Project Manager, Global Logistics

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