Fire Protection Specialist- Minneapolis
What's the role?
This role is accountable for market development and influence, including coordination and implementation of
local market strategies, thereby increasing sales and market penetration. The Fire Protection Specialist is
responsible for development of field personnel within the assigned region in relation to building technical and
functional competencies in firestop products and services. This position provides technical support and drives
the sales of specified products to sales force and customers (buying and non-buying).
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?
•Focus on business development of Hilti's Firestop product line in a defined geographic area among
current and prospective customers
•Provide technical support to Hilti's sales force and customers consistent with market
•Offer professional educational seminars, presentations, and testing details
•Inform customers about Hilti products including their performance characteristics, applications,
and product limitations
•Contribute to the growth of Hilti by providing competent advice and recommendations to building
contractors and owners, architects and engineers, building and fire officials, and Hilti sales
personnel on specific applications, using sound technical judgment
•Identify, develop, and manage the Hilti Accredited Firestop Specialty Contractor (HAFSC) Program;
this includes full implementation of the HAFSC strategy
•Support and influence sales in other specified products including DX, anchors, and installation;
seek out these opportunities and pass the required information on to the appropriate team member
(Field Engineer, Account Manager, etc.)
•Gather, analyze, and report on market information regarding trends, competitive
strategies/actions, innovations, and other business conditions, which have the potential to impact
Hilti in the Firestop marketplace
•Identify and implement account acquisition strategies for key competitively owned accounts
•Additional duties as assigned
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities domestically and internationally.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with little or no construction experience. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.
What you need is:
•Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in Professional Sales, Business,
Marketing, Construction Technology, or Engineering
•Knowledge of construction methods and practices preferred
•2years of constuction product sales, fire protection, or related technical field
*Preferably, internal candidates will have been in current role for at least 18-24 months
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.