Sign In Join For Free

Hilti

Graduate Demand Planner
Competitive salary
Location Nationwide
Starts ASAP
Deadline ASAP

Become a Graduate Demand Planner

Location: Manchester

What you will be doing

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's the role?

This is an exciting opportunity to kick start your career in Logistics, within a truly global company. You will join us a demand planner where you'll manage the flow of materials within Northern Europe.

What does the role involve?

As a demand planner, you'll be responsible for securing timely market intelligence for orders, whilst also performing Materials Management duties for a specific Business Unit. You will ensure that there is an optimisation of stock and service level at all locations in line with company objectives.

You will facilitate Sales and Operations Planning by partnering with Sales and Marketing to create a consensus sales forecast which steers the Supply Chain, taking into consideration different plans and scenarios to achieve targeted sales and deliver performance.

You will take responsibility for inventory management of assigned products within the Northern Europe Central Warehouse’s to ensure that service and networking capital targets are met.

You will plan, forecast and release purchasing orders to ensure targeted product availability at optimum inventory levels with pro-active management of system / planning alerts. Management of all stock shortages, ensuring that appropriate action is taken to resolve with minimum cost impact and maximum attention to customer service.

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 will have

You have a Technical or Business Masters Degree
You have previous exposure to Supply Chain Planning
You have excellent communication and negotiation skills
You are a logical thinker with good attention to detail and a high level of commitment
You are internationally mobile for future career opportunities
  • What do we offer

  • We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this.

    Our Regional Head Office is based at Circle Square in Central Manchester, where we are located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop.

    We offer a hybrid working pattern between the office and home and different ways to work flexibly so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

    Some of the benefits we offer include:

    • Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)

    • Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus

    • 6% employer pension contributions

    • Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme

    • 33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually

    • Paid leave to work on charitable projects

    • Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback

Learn more about Hilti

We are Hilti

We design and manufacture leading-edge technology, software and services, which power the professional construction industry.

What we do

Everyday our technologies support awe-inspiring feats of engineering around the world from the famous bullet train in Japan to tunnels deep under some of the largest cities on earth. 

We’re a one-stop shop for building, worldwide. We create technologies, software and services, which clearly stand out from the rest. We run our own research and design labs, working with top technical universities and partners, all over the world. We make our own products in Hilti factories and with external partners, making sure all our products match the same high quality and standards. 

Show us what you're made of

We regularly assess our emerging talent within the business via Development Centre to give them exposure to leaders across the organisation and to feedback into their development plans. People who join Hilti share a certain mind-set. They’re driven and hard-working, and they excel at giving their best for our customers. In return, they enjoy an incredibly varied and dynamic career. Many of our people have been with us for 20 or 30 years - testament to how much we value and reward their contribution. 

We like to give back to our employees

We offer an Employee assistance program, a mentor scheme, employee benefits portal and a very generous referral program.

Our relocation to a new office brings with it a change in working style. You’ll see spaces created for your comfort and convenience, with a focus on agility, flexibility and interacting together.

  

There are also lots of spaces to eat with colleagues, whether your buying from the Hive, or bringing your own lunch. Use these areas to see your teammates and enjoy your lunch and a break away from the desk.

Circle Square sits on one of the best-connected public transport routes in the North of England, so whether you’re looking to get the train, bus, tram, walk, cycle or drive, there’s an option to suit everyone.

Our core values are integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment.

We're committed to your career development

We have a regular and clear development process for all our people, with everyone at Hilti having a yearly development conversation. There are opportunities for further training and development (both internally and externally) to enhance your career combined with an emerging talent strategy which is used to develop our leaders of the future. This supports 80% of Hilti’s leadership positions being filled internally.

Alongside a competitive base salary all of our positions come with a bonus scheme and full benefits package which include vehicle (for all sales roles), private healthcare, life assurance, generous pension contributions, 33 days holiday (inc bank holidays), option to purchase up to an additional 5 days