Intern or thesis student - Global Materials Management - BU Anchor

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 8639

What's the role?

The objective is to define a new modelling tool for our quarterly rolling forecasting process to secure the optimal tracking and analysis for our cross functional team.

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 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?

As intern in our department you’ll be part of the global BU Supply team, responsible for global purchasing, global forecast, end to end inventories across the whole supply chain and service levels to Market organization. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop and design a new Rolling forecasting tool process.

Your key responsibilities will be supporting the Global Materials Managers in defined daily business`s tasks and to design a new process in the BU on how to secure a sustainable and qualitative rolling forecasting process to our supplier and manufacturing plants. The desired outcome is a single source of information where Marketing, Suppliers, Plant Managers, Finance have a common business direction and Materials Manager can use to support our global material forecasting to secure service, optimal inventory at the best production output.

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself

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, more productive team.
So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

What you need is:

  • MSc Student in Industrial Engineering, Business or similiar
  • Excellent analytical skills and tools including Excel visual basic, power pivot (Power BI good but not a must!)
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for creative tasks and high motivation to implement out-of-the box idea
  • Energy, courage and sharp thinking

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