What's the role?
Hilti are looking for a Support Engineer to join our Engineering Hub in our Head office in Trafford park. This is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career in a rewarding, high-performing, international company.
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 24,000 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?
The role of the Support Engineer is to respond to technical enquiries about Products and Services across the complete Hilti portfolio. It is a wide and varied role requiring a good knowledge of engineering principles and common applications across the Building Construction and/or Energy industries. The role will involve receiving and responding to enquiries from designers and customers and this can be either on the telephone or through email. Accurate and timely response is essential so the role would suit a well organised, high motivated individual with an interest in engineering and the construction trades.
Hilti Key Facts
Many of our people say they felt at home as soon as they arrived at their interview with us.
What do we offer?
Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business - to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
Who should apply?
We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with no experience. So, if you’ve never worked in sales or construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.
What you need is:
Good basic engineering competence (HNC / BSc / Arch Tech)
Trade knowledge (Building construction, architectural)
Software competency (familiarity with Windows, CAD, calculation software e.g. MathCad etc.)
Good communication and relationship skills
Confident with enthusiasm for problem solving and accepts responsibility for self-learning & development
Flexible working is one of many ways that Hilti seeks to ensure that it offers a work-life balance that works for employees and works for the business. We offer flexible working options to suit different stages in your life and aim to support you to find the right balance between work and home life. Flexible working can take many forms, including but not limited to: job sharing, part-time working, annualised hours, compressed hours, flexi-time, term-time working, working from home, staggered hours, career breaks, time off in lieu, and flexible shift-working*. We also offer employees the option to buy up to five extra days' annual leave each year. *Please note that not all options are available for every role and you must complete six months' service before you are eligible for any change in your working pattern.