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Project manager (m/f) industry 4.0 global manufacturing

What's the role?

We are looking for a curious, open and results-oriented project manager Industry 4.0 to join our global manufacturing strategy team to drive, challenge and further develop our digital transformation journey. You act as a counterpart to our local Industry 4.0 managers and have professional knowledge and skills in Industry 4.0 respective Smart Factory and digital transformation of an international manufacturing 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 26,000 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 role, you conceptually and operationally drive Hilti’s digital transformation journey in global manufacturing. You will build up and establish an Industry 4.0 department of Global Manufacturing reporting directly to the Head of Strategy Global Manufacturing. You will provide leadership and guidance on Industry 4.0 topics and represent Industry 4.0 initiatives within and outside of global manufacturing. You drive and further develop our industry 4.0 efforts and are responsible for leading and implementing digital transformation projects to take us to the next manufacturing level. You will be closely working together with the plant & unit managers in Germany, Liechtenstein, Mexico and China as well as their management teams.

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?

Our culture of motivation provides a unique working environment. The atmosphere is the result of personal performance, teamwork and encouragement.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally. 

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits.

Why should you apply?

Business thinking, assertiveness and results orientation as well as the ability to work in a team combined with competences for change management are indispensable for you. You are strong on developing strategic concepts and want to actively drive their successful implementation. You know how to work and play in a matrix organization, to manage stakeholders and to craft a strong direction. At Hilti, our goal is to clearly outperform our competition in all dimensions. Our manufacturing is a strong enabler for differentiation and innovation is an integral part of our DNA. As project manager Industry 4.0 you will have the opportunity to be a driving force in our global manufacturing network.

What you need is:

  • A master degree in engineering, computer sciences or an equivalent educational background, PhD or MBA degree is beneficial
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an international manufacturing environment and/or in a leading management consultancy
  • In depth knowledge in the fields of Industry 4.0, Smart Factory, digital transformation and project management
  • Broad IT background, especially in the fields of IT infrastructure, data analytics, integration and visualisation, statistics and Big Data technologies
  • Strong and target-oriented communication skills, with fluency in spoken and written English and German
  • Passion to learn and drive to succeed
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality including the ability to getting things done

During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.

Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons. 

Contact: Hilti GmbH Industriegesellschaft für Befestigungstechnik I Human Resources | Veronika Trommer 

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