Global Strategic Category Manager for the Business Unit Anchors (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0001877

What's the role?

We are looking for an experienced Supply Manager in our global team of experts to ensure that responsible purchasing tasks are in line with BU business targets. You will be an ambassador for managing the supplier performance and internal compliance to processes and policies. You build trust and raise awareness at all levels of the organization. You are in charge for the sourcing strategies and secure long-term ambitious supply base in terms of industry targets, projects and tasks.

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?

As a Supply Manager you get the chance to develop and implement material strategies and align purchasing strategies with key stakeholders (Business Unit, cross-function, regional organization, Plant etc.)
You are in charge to outline business demands and draft tasks/direction in terms of single/double sourcing and the requirement for developing suppliers to have a stable and qualified supplier base, as well as minimize the Business Intelligence risks.
You manage the purchasing tasks of projects (Time to Money-/, Think Project, etc.) to boost the BU roadmap. You manage and lead COGS (cost reduction) projects to ensure the cost management globally.
You get the chance to manage the supplier management tasks (negotiation, contracting, system setting).
You are accountable to conduct buying/market analysis, including material supply chain, value analysis to drive cost reduction.
You do partner with quality, product care experts to handle the supplier quality area of responsibility.
You receive reporting responsibilities according to company guidelines.

We develop our people by challenging them to leave their comfort zone, be it exploring other business areas, leading different teams or working in new locations.

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 competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

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 Supply Manger at Hilti Business Unit Anchors, we look forward to receiving your application.

What you need is:

  • You are holding a University degree with technical and/or business education or similar
  • You have a can- do attitude and excellent communication skills in English
  • You combine minimum three (3) years- experience in sourcing& supply chain management in a similar position at a multinational matrix structure corporation
  • You bring understanding of related raw materials and production with a link to quality, availability, costs and productivity
  • You bring in solid understanding of supply in launching new products in the market incl. interaction between various functions
  • You are results orientated with a solution- oriented personality

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

Does that sound like you? Apply today and start your Hilti journey. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Haibin Huang on LinkedIn, the hiring manager of this role:

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