Inter or thesis student – Strategic Supply – End to end cycle time reduction
What's the role?
Improving the overall efficiency of our supply chain is the goal – quality, inventory and cost. One of the central parameters when designing the supply chain is it’s end to end cycle time. Reducing it, will generate a direct impact in capital efficiency and many indirect ones. Working in the Strategic Supply Team, the candidate will have the opportunity to define and improve the end to end cycle time. Additionally, create and implement real business cases to evaluate the impact of cycle time reduction for the business unit. Working in a cross-functional environment involving our Sales Organizations, Marketing, Logistics, Plants and Supply, the candidate will get exposure, impact important business decisions and develop an understanding of Hilti’s global supply chain.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for at least 6 months
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?
As a master thesis student or intern in our department, you will be fully involved in a strategic supply chain project. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop ideas, solutions and actions that optimize our complex global supply chain.
Your key responsibilities will be to analyse the existing global landscape of our supply chain setup and create a framework to quantify the impact of supply chain cycle time improvements in the business unit.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.
You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.
We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative and more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction -- that is fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.
What you need is:
- Bachelor or (preferably) Masters student
- Recommended fields of study: Engineering, Business or others
- Proficiency in MS Office
- A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
- Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
- A proactive approach and self-reliant personality