Outperformer - Global Management Development Program (Commercial Business/Engineering, Finance, and Logistics) – US

Plano, TX
Reference No: WD-0004619

What's the role?

We’re looking for the next generation of high-performing, multi-lingual, post-graduate talents to take our company forward. Hilti Outperformer is a global management development rotational program like no other, with real responsibility from day one.

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 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.

What does the role involve?

Hilti Outperformer is a two-year rotational program, where you’ll quickly be involved in a range of projects, with lots of exposure to senior management. It’s fast-paced and challenging, but we’ll closely coach and mentor you.

Participate in one of the following tracks:

Commercial Business/Engineering & Finance

12 months as an account manager in the United States.
3 months on an operational project at national headquarters that fits your skills. It could be logistics, HR, finance, marketing or engineering.
6 months on a strategic project at the national/regional headquarters.
3 months on an international project. If you’ve come from a mature market, you’ll likely work in an emerging market, and vice versa.

Logistics

3 months kickoff and training
17 months of diverse experience across national and global logistics and supply chain management (e.g. materials management, distribution, Hilti Center, customer service and leading a team)
4 months strategic project

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 can do, and, in return, you could have the experience of a lifetime, the opportunity to work internationally, and a fast-track career in global senior management with an unlimited contract. You’ll also take part in some fascinating courses and events:

Leadership development program – a comprehensive learning journey with IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, with a certificate from IMD.

Business management training – individual training at Hilti. A focus on behavioral profiles, personal strengths, leadership styles and communication skills.

Global summit – 4-5 days at our global headquarters in Liechtenstein. A look at the way global business units’ function, plus soft skills like situational leadership and international teamwork.

Social project – 7-8 days ‘building a better future’. A hands-on and hugely impactful community project, like our recent house building for displaced refugees in Bosnia.

Why should you apply?

Ours is a high-performing culture for very driven people. If you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s not a problem. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • 1-5 years of work experience
  • Masters Degree or MBA
  • Mobile domestically and internationally
  • International experience
  • Bilingual or Multilingual

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.

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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