Graduate Channel Sales Development Programme
Join our Graduate Channel Sales Development Programme
Are you looking for a graduate programme, with an award-winning employer, that will challenge you to reach your full potential?
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?
We’re looking for high-performing graduates to drive our business forward and become future leaders within our Channel Sales Division.
What does the role involve?
Your first role of the programme will be the role of a Customer Service Representative. In this role you will process calls from internal and external customers in an efficient and professional manner; you’ll be dealing with our existing corporate customers to help them with orders, as well as proactively contacting customers, using a suggestive selling approach, to offer solutions to their problems and in order to meet their business needs.
This initial landing role in customer services will arm you with the knowledge of our customers, our extensive product range and the services we offer, as well as getting to know the organisation and our ways of working - it’s a great platform on which to build your career at Hilti.
Channel Sales encompasses our Customer Service department, our internal sales team, as well as our retail network of 8 Hilti Stores across the UK, and next steps in this programme could be varied within these areas, for example Customer Services: Assistant Team Leader / Trainer; Internal Sales: Account Manager / Team Leader or Hilti Store Regional Support / Team Leader.
What you will have
- You have a degree qualification in any discipline
- You have potential and desire to transition to a team leader role
- You are curious and committed, a flexible team player with good communication and social skills.
- You need some work experience in a customer-facing role (preferred)
- You need adaptability, with the ability to learn technical information quickly
- You need excellent communication skills
What do we offer
Show us that you have what we’re looking for, and in return we’ll provide you with world-class training to support you in taking your career to the next level with a Great Place to Work certified employer.
We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this.
Some of the benefits we offer include:
- Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
- 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
We'll 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.
Hilti's trademark red power tools are used on construction sites around the world. The company recognises that maintaining a knowledgeable and dedicated sales team is integral to the business and currently employs over 200 Account Managers in Great Britain.
Hilti Interview Reviews
13 May 2018
I initially applied to be a Customer Service Rep on the phones, so went to the first stage of that. There, there was a maths test and a competency based questionnaire to complete...
12 November 2017
My telephone interview lasted around 30 minutes and was with the HR Business Partner for the North. She was very pleasant which made the experience a lot less stressful. As I...
19 September 2017
The interview was 3 stages, first round was with a member of HR and I sat a test. Second interview was more in-depth about the role and was carried out by 2 Customer Service...
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