Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Construction Products, Software and Services Supplier
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  • Contact
    • 1 Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, Lancashire, 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, Gareth Lewis is the Managing Director of Hilti GB. The company employs 25,000 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

The senior leadership team keeps everyone informed about the company’s performance. There’s a ‘State of the Company’ update every quarter and new starters take part in the ‘Basic Training Scheme’. The Leadership Team spends a day in the field each quarter to keep in touch with day-to-day challenges.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
FUSE is a global online learning platform giving employees training support and guidance at any time. The company’s ‘Basic Training Scheme’ has been accredited by the Princess Royal Training Awards.
My Company
My Company
Strong values based around integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment underpin everything. The firm builds strong relationships with customers, breaking outside normal habits, fostering open communication and sharing ideas, and keeping promises.

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  • Male : Female:

    72% / 28%

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