Intern or thesis student - Strategic Supply Management

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 14528

What's the role?

The Material Group Strategy is the document that defines the planned approach to cost-effective sourcing of a certain product group. The definition and development of the Material Group Strategy lays the foundation for make-or-buy decisions, global, regional or local sourcing of products and it strongly influences the individual supplier strategies of the existing and/or future suppliers. Working in the strategic supply team of BU Direct Fastening, the candidate will have the opportunity to develop the Material Group Strategy for a global material group and thus contribute strongly to the global supply footprint of the BU. The candidate will work and get exposure in a cross-functionally environment, including the Material group responsible, marketing and global logistics organizations. Additionally, the intern will obtain a great understanding of a multinational company supply chain system.

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 develop the Material Group Strategy for a global material group and will be responsible to release the strategy for implementation.

Your key responsibilities will be, for the specific material group, to conduct a supply market analysis, analyse the actual supply footprint and supplier base, the current market situation and future demand, assess the cost position and the requirements which result from it in order to generate a comprehensive fact base, which will be the basis for you to develop and release the Material Group Strategy.

In Strategic Supply Management we define the setup the global end to end supply chain for Hilti’s industry leading Direct Fastening products.

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
  • Energy, courage and sharp thinking
  • A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality

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