Materials Manager (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0004480

What's the role?

With the huge variety of product applications in the Business Unit (BU), consolidated with the global demand from more than 120 Market Organizations, this role triggers an interesting challenge for the entire Hilti end-to-end supply chain. The Materials Manager BU assures the reliable supply of all BU product group from Sourcing to Market Organizations worldwide, in line with the strategic planning/ focusing of the BU and Hilti’s global logistic’s strategy.

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?

In this exciting role you will be responsible for the Supply Planning and its execution along the supply chain including in-house production planning and external suppliers. You will also support developing and implementing materials management strategies & concepts along the Supply Chain benefiting product costs and new products introduction. Furthermore, you will analyze and track performance of related suppliers/ plants and execute improvement activities with related stakeholders. You will be in close contacts with Hilti Market Organizations, Business Units, Plants & Suppliers to manage all stock shortages and ensuring that appropriate action is taken to resolve and coordinate with transportation and warehousing to optimize transport and storage costs. You will take ownership of relevant KPI's to ensure operational excellence for your product portfolio and identify and drive opportunities for improvement.

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!
Our Headquarters is located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge! It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders.
We want you to work your best and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

What you need is:

  • University degree in (engineering or) economical field or relevant logistics experience
  • Has process and system know-how in multiple Supply Chain processes including Sales & Operations Planning
  • Good knowledge in project management
  • Has good communication and presentation skills
  • Be able to negotiate and compromise with external and internal stakeholders
  • Good knowledge in MS OFFICE tools and SAP/APO, Blue Yonder (JDA)
  • Your working style is proactive and you have a “getting-things-done” approach
  • You havestrong interpersonal skills to successfully perform in a global matrix environment
  • You are fluent in English (additional European languages are an asset)

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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