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Product Supply Manager

What's the role?

The Product Supply Manager is responsible for identifying, auditing, selecting, and developing an optimal supplier portfolio for the North American market in alignment with the global Business Unit. The role is responsible to transfer ideas into product design with the suppliers and align the needed product features with the capabilities of the supply network. This includes procuring new developed products, “catalogue” items from different vendors, or procuring services. The Product Supply Manager interacts with an interdisciplinary team (Quality, Logistic, Mechanical Developer, Product Manager) to ensure the right quality of development projects and understands how to get things done in time by being highly self-reliant.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

  • Identify, audit, select, and develop the optimal supplier portfolio
  • Responsible for managing key suppliers to identify and implement cost reductions and safeguard product availability and quality
  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary teams for the development of new technologies and products to ensure project cost targets and timing are achieved
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers and support the global Supply Manager in preparing supplier contracts
  • Align technical specification and cost target with capabilities of suppliers
  • Additional duties as assigned

Being at Hilti means joining a community of over 30,000 people, 127 different nationalities working together across 120 countries.

What do we offer?

You’ll be given everything you need to excel in your role. You’ll receive a generous compensation package for the work that you do with the possibility to earn bonus for going above and beyond. You’ll get great benefits including Medical and Dental insurance, generous Paid Time Off (including 2 days to go and give back to your local community however you want) educational reimbursement, health and wellness days – the list goes on.

We also offer many opportunities to develop your career in various departments of interest (which we think is a pretty unique perk) alongside the possibility to work internationally in any of the 120+ countries we operate within if you decide that’s the path you’d want to take.

What you need is:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in a purchasing department / supply chain management and in international project management
  • Sound understanding of related raw materials and production technologies with link to quality, availability, costs, and productivity
  • Proven ability to think strategically
  • Strong analytical and implementation skills
  • Ambitious and motivated personality with high focus on further personal development
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills
  • Focus on defining and getting things done

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. This role gives you the opportunity to help shape our future and make a real impact from day one.

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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