Hilti USA

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Great company to work for, but need to rethink the comp plans

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Account Manager
Current Employee - Account Manager

Pros

Good work life balance. Great products to rep for.

Cons

The comp plans are very tough to work with if you live in expensive state

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Hilti USA

  1.  

    Good career starting point then exit

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager III  in  Odessa, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager III in Odessa, MO (US)

    Pros

    Recognized as a quality tool
    Values college degree
    Competition copies
    Training on products
    Tend to hire good people
    If your family doesn't mind moving, it can be an ok place to work.
    Good company for 2-3 years then go to a better company.

    Cons

    Pay is very low
    Negative attitude of management.
    Management is incompetent and they poke fun at their subordinates. No direction and no help after basic training. Revolving door of managers.
    Quarterly changes to how people are paid causes a deep lack of trust.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hilti needs a complete replacement of division managers, general managers, and ceo. Morale of field salespeople will soar once competent managers are in place that appreciate Hilti and truly care about teamwork. Compared to other companies I have been with, this leadership is pathetic in how it treats people and poor in managing day to day operations. Stop changing territories so much. In my 4 years so far with Hilti, I have had 3 Regional Managers. Two of them knew nothing about Hilti, construction, or how to sell an expensive product. Move away from your laptops and lead. We will follow you if you start setting an example and give us reason to trust you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Excellent Company with a "Unique" Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager  in  Tulsa, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Tulsa, OK (US)

    Pros

    -If you've been here 10+ years, you are tenured and have the ultimate job security.
    -Great place to pull some strings and get your son, daughter, brother, husband or wife employed, very family friendly.

    Cons

    - HQ consits of Okie locals who's been here all their lives and loves things the way they are, resistant to change.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Promote based on merit and hard work, NOT on who they know or related to.
    --Having a fancy "SPIRIT SHERPA" does not do anything for the company, move away from management fads new-age leadership theories and be more visible and accessible.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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