Field Engineer

Dublin
Reference No: WD-0002157

What's the role?

Due to growth, we are currently looking for a customer focused Field Engineer, who is looking to develop their career in a rewarding, high-performing, team. This position provides technical support and drives the sales of specified products to salesforce and customers (buying and non-buying) consistent with Hilti’s strategy.

This position capitalizes on Hilti competencies to secure commitments for specification or approval of Hilti Products while adding value by assisting design community and influencers in solving design problems using Hilti Products. This position protects company from liability exposure through use of sound engineering judgment. Provides leadership and coaching to new and less experienced team members.

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?

As a Field Engineer, you'll be working with our customers, sales teams, contractors and designers to drive the sales of specific products. You will focus on maximising the sales potential of Hilti products and services through specification with selected customer groups and projects. You will provide technical support and training to the company's personnel and customers, to ensure the delivery of a high-quality engineering support service at all times.

This may include the following:

Face to face, telephone, and electronic communication with account managers, strategic business personnel, sales managers, contractors, designers, specifiers, or officials of codes and approvals
Competent written communication with customers (buying and non-buying); such communication must be technically accurate, minimize Hilti’s exposure, and demonstrate common-sense problem-solving capabilities
Visiting jobsites and company offices with or without salespeople or strategic business personnel to assess application problems, opportunities, and provide technical education and solutions
Investigate product failures in the field and provide product management feedback on local issues as needed
Investigate business opportunities in the field by participating in Customer Surveys as needed for product and market development
Participate in local sales strategy development and at sales management review and improve sessions

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people

What do we offer?

At Hilti, it’s all about teamwork. We have an award-winning culture that is highly diverse and inclusive. We love to celebrate success and as part of the Hilti family you will be proud to work for an industry leading innovator.

Your new role will be rewarding and challenging, reporting directly to the Head of Engineering, you will be given the support and tools to succeed.

We promote over 80% of roles internally at Hilti, and as you grow you will be given opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets.

Hilti will put their trust in you, giving you plenty of responsibility, and freedom to grow and develop. What we want in return is someone who will go the extra mile, someone who will embrace change, and someone with the talent to move the business forward in this role.

Why should you apply?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including market leading training. This is a rare opportunity to join our established and successful engineering team and to carve a reputation for yourself within Hilti.

We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.

We offer a flexible working culture in addition to other great benefits including 25 days holidays (not including bank holidays) with a scheme to purchase up to 10 additional days, a competitive remuneration structure, health insurance, pension and a company vehicle.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering required; Master’s degree (technical or business) preferred
  • Relevant engineering experience in design/specification and application of technical products in the construction industry
  • Experience in (technical) sales and project management
  • High level of personal drive and willingness to succeed
  • Full working rights in Ireland
  • A full, manual drivers license

value, develop and look after our people. If you would like to join the team at Hilti please apply today. For any questions please contact iehr@hilti.com [note: due to GDPR we cannot receive resumes over email].

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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