What's the role?
We are looking for a sales oriented, customer-focused Field Engineer to join our dynamic engineering team in Melbourne. This would be an excellent opportunity for engineering professionals who want to develop a rewarding global career in a award winning, 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 29,000 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. This involves educating key influencers on construction projects about the proper use, advantages and value of Hilti products, with a view to securing their specification in the designs. You’ll then communicate these product specifications from design teams to the sales team - assigning account managers for conversion into sales.
You will be visiting job sites to assess design challenges and opportunities, giving technical advice, solutions and support and adding value through the use of Hilti products. The role would also involve looking into new business prospects by running customer surveys for product development, and working with sales teams to develop local strategies.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including market leading training. At Hilti we pride ourselves on developing our people and as such, we will give you all the support you need to grow your career. We offer a flexible working culture as well as other great benefits including 5 weeks leave, a competitive commission structure, and a company vehicle.
Why should you apply?
We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all of the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.
What you need is:
- A minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering, structural engineering preferred
- Experience in a customer-facing position on the jobsite within the construction industry
- A proactive approach to solving problems
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed
As part of your interview process, we’ll take you on a day-in-the-life ‘field ride’ to give you a feel for the job and our culture. We look forward to receiving your application!
“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.”