Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Construction Products and Services Supplier
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  • Contact
    • 1 Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1BY

About Hilti (Gt Britain) Ltd

Hilti GB are a Liechtenstein-based multinational group that develop and manufacture products for construction, building maintenance and mining. The main focus is on anchoring systems, hammer drills, firestops and installation systems.
Martin and Eugen Hilti began the story in 1941 with a mechanical workshop in Schaan, Liechtenstein. Martin was trained in mechanical engineering and automotive design.
Today, Matias Jarnefelt is the Managing Director of Hilti GB. The company employs 940 people worldwide - Hilti Northern Europe is headquartered in Manchester, with 600 team members covering roles such as sales, engineering, marketing, finance, HR, IT, procurement and customer services.
The company takes its social responsibility seriously and its four values – integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment – define how teams work together. The company believes in finding flexible ways of working, from a mobile office to working from home. Over 90% of staff say they’re proud to work for Hilti.

What is it like to work for Hilti (Gt Britain) Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
The performance of all managers in the organisation is measured through their people processes, which directly link back to company values and strategic objectives. All managers have four performance management process goals, linking their functional responsibilities back to the company objectives for the year.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
This year, they launched a digital new product introduction event for sales employees. By doing this digitally, they were able to reach all employees at a pace and time that suited them, while also saving the organisation money on running the event.
My Company
My Company
At Hilti, the entire team shares a core purpose - to passionately create enthusiastic customers and build a better future. Their culture is based on living strong values, which are promoted to employees via a two-day workshop called ‘The Hilti Way’.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    72% / 28%

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