Life at Hilti
People join Hilti from a variety of backgrounds, but we all share a certain mindset. We’re caring, driven and hard-working, and we excel at giving our best for our customers. In return, we enjoy incredibly varied and dynamic careers. Many of our people have been with us for 20 or 30 years – testament to how much we value and reward their contributions.
What makes Hilti such a unique place to work is our high-performing and caring culture. It’s based on a combination of personal performance, teamwork and support. We’re challenging but nurturing, daring but trusting.
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Our team members are committed to inclusion and have a voice in the topics we focus on and the way we do business.
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Hilti's culture: caring and performance-oriented
At Hilti, we define our culture as caring and performance oriented. We’re passionate about creating enthusiastic customers and building a better future, but we are committed to doing so with our team members’ best interests in mind – providing a family-oriented, open and collaborate environment where all can succeed.
This balance between caring and performance was initiated by our founder, Martin Hilti, whose family trust still owns Hilti Group today. It is also strengthened by our four core values: teamwork, integrity, courage and commitment.
We act with integrity in all we do.
We have the courage to step outside the circle of habits.
We outperform through teamwork.
We have the commitment to personal and professional growth
In addition to these values, we respect the unique perspectives and experiences of each team member in a working culture that inspires.
Do your values align with ours? Explore our career site to learn how our team members and leaders live our core values every day.
“I consider it my job to create a company climate in which every single person develops the will to succeed and commit, while still having fun at work. In my opinion, this is management’s most important task and an entrepreneur’s most ethnical responsibility.”
- Martin Hilti, founder
Total Rewards that care for our team members
What does it mean to have a caring culture? It means we view our team members as whole individuals, and seek to support them throughout the many phases of their lives.
It’s important to us that each team member live a healthier, balanced lifestyle and has every opportunity to work toward financial security. That’s why we offer Total Rewards for employees and their families. Our Total Rewards packages include:
- Two health plans administered through Aetna.
- Dental plans through CIGNA.
- Vision plan through VSP.
- Automatic enrollment at 3% of your pay with the first paycheck following one month of employment. 100% vesting.
- After one year of service, Hilti increases the dollar for dollar match up to 6%.
Company paid benefits:
- Basic life/accidental death and dismemberment/business travel.
- Dependent life.
- Vacation/holidays/personal days/health and wellness days.
- Two community service days per year.
- Short-term/long-term disability.
- $8,000 per year tuition reimbursement for qualified programs.
- Starting in 2019, student loan repayment assistance.
- Employee assistance program.
- Wellness programs and gym membership discounts.
- Adoption assistance.
- TeleDoc program for non-urgent issues.
- Flexible spending accounts.
- Health savings account.
- Flexible term life insurance.
- Personal accidental death and dismemberment.
Where we work
Our work locations are as diverse as our team members. But, no matter the location or job opportunities, our commitment to culture holds true. Explore the tabs below to learn about our varied locations across the United States.
Engage with customers and gain lasting industry knowledge
We’re passionate about creating enthusiastic customers, which is why two-thirds of our team members work in the field, representing the Hilti brand, getting to know our customers and building long-lasting relationships.
Field experience is a unique an impactful opportunity at Hilti, and one that helps our team members gain valuable knowledge. Some choose to use that knowledge to continue building direct customer relationships, while others move into management roles, or on to marketing or corporate departments where industry knowledge is impactful.
At Hilti, field opportunities are available in nearly every state and common roles include Account Managers, Field Engineers, Business Developers, Regional and Division Managers, as well as a wide variety of specialists.
Customer engagement, product knowledge and career development in store
Countless team members have started their Hilti careers at one of more than 70 Hilti Store locations across the United States and Canada. Our stores are hubs for our customers and field team members, and it’s a great place to become an expert in our newest products, our booming industry, and unique customer needs in your area. It’s no wonder that many team members cite Hilti stores as great places for personal and career development.
Hilti Stores are represented across nearly all United States and Canada markets, and there’s likely one very close to you. Team members working in or Hilti Stores include Hilti Store Representatives and Inside Sales Representatives. However, many Regional and Account Managers also choose to base from a Hilti Store.
Open offices built for collaboration and innovation
We’re proud of our North American offices, many of which are new or recently renovated and have been featured in articles like Glassdoor’s “20 Coolest Offices on the Best Workplaces List.” Our offices are optimized for open collaboration and innovation, with open floor plans, extensive amenities, and wi-fi throughout.
Our offices house many different teams, including many engineering and logistics teams, digital and IT, marketing, finance and other corporate roles.
Offices include our North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, our Operations and Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, our Engineering and Testing Facility in Irving, Texas, as well as regional market offices in Walnut Creek, California and Bethesda, Maryland.
Skilled engineers and technicians delivering on our promises to customers
At our Tool Service Centers, skilled, certified engineers and technicians ensure our customers’ tools are working properly, keeping projects on time and on budget. Team members working at our Tool Service Centers are an integral part of our team, helping us maintain our industry-leading warrantee and gaining access to top technology.
A dedicated logistics group, where quality and teamwork rules
At our Hilti Distribution Centers, we work together to package and ship customer orders throughout North America. We’re committed to quality and efficiency, but never sacrifice our caring culture.
Team members working in our distribution centers include warehouse workers, machine operators, logistics management and more.
Distribution centers are located in Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Dayton, NJ, Denver, CO; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; Seattle, WA; South Bend, IN; and Visalia, CA.
Hilti, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or disability.