Retail Sales Representative
What's the role?
In this role, you’ll look after a Hilti Store retail site, serving local clients and tradespeople who need products straight away. These might be small or big accounts, ranging from sole traders to large construction sites. You’ll have full responsibility to run your Hilti Store, which means the flexibility and freedom to make your own decisions. You might decide to hold public workshops or demonstration days, or come up with other ideas to market to your local customers. You’ll have broad product knowledge across the complete Hilti offering, which opens lots of career options for the future. If you need any help on a specialist product area, you can always rely on your team for advice. It’s a lot like running your own business, so you’ll need an entrepreneurial spirit and will reap the rewards of being proactive.
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?
In this role you'll master our products and services and the competitive advantage. You actively present and demo the value proposition of our products and services in the shop and offer several lines to give customer choices. You use situational selling skills to find product and service needs and opportunities with your customer. You offer trade of repair tools over LVR warranty exchanges, close deals and turn them into purchase orders.
You plan effectively your outbound activities for every day/week is a part of your duties, as well as prepare how to achieve your quantitative call targets. You are a team player who ensures data quality, enable digital marketing, share opportunities with other teammates. Ensuring seamless processes for ordering, invoicing, cash handling, repair, reordering, obsolescence management, stock management and invoice documentation are your duties as well.
Organizing events and innovation days in the stores is included to the role and you play active role in, ensuring brand look of the shop, participating in promotions and inviting customers to demo sessions in the store.
What do we offer?
Our standards are high, and that includes our training. So we’ll give you all the knowledge and equipment you need to be successful in your role. Most of your training will happen on the job, but you’ll start with an introduction to Hilti (our values, strategy and culture) before meeting the customers and products that you’ll get to know so well.
We’ll reward you for your hard work with incentives and best-in-class training, as well as one-to-one coaching and personal attention to the progression of your career.
With consistently outstanding results plus teamwork and commitment, you can move into leadership roles very quickly at Hilti. We also have a very thorough people review process, where we review everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It’s how we find opportunities to develop our people with different responsibilities, cultures and market challenges. It means we can broaden your skill set, feed your ambition and open doors for your career.
Why should you apply?
Welcome to Hilti. Our leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services power the global construction industry, including some of the world’s most ambitious feats of engineering. To deliver these innovative solutions to our customers, we’re looking for dedicated, high-performing people to join our team.
We have a unique working culture, made up of people from different backgrounds with a shared commitment to exceptional customer engagement. It’s a dynamic and fast-paced place to work, where success relies on teamwork and we challenge you to push boundaries. There’s a distinct vibrant energy that you can’t help but feel.
What you need is:
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
- Resilience in change and adapt to a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Ability to grow a loyal customer base in a retail setting while strengthening the company’s position and market share
- Ability to work with all departments to be a successful Hilti Center Representative (materials management, logistics, credit, marketing, technical services, and customer service)
- Understanding of the process for getting things done in a matrix organization
- Basic understanding of consultative selling techniques and sales in multi channel environment
Please leave your application no later than 20th of June 2021. More information on the role can be provided by Tiina Hildén, email@example.com
“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”