Design Engineer Specials (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0005147

What's the role?

The Specials Design Engineer is responsible for designing, calculating and documenting special product solutions to complement the Hilti’s Fastening & Protection Business Area (F&P BA) product range as needed in selected projects. This can include custom designed products or selecting “catalogue” items from different vendors. The candidate is responsible for driving the specials design competence build up by acting as a sparring partner (buddy concept) for the respective design engineers in regional project management offices (PMOs).

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

-Develops, calculates & designs special products in order to complement BA F&P’s product range based on the achieved certifications of the respective Business Unit.
-Applies design to cost / needs practices when developing specials.
-Conducting of (Finite Element Analysis) FEA investigations.
-Creates handling instructions for special products designed.
-Defines (together with quality management) QE & QN procedures (e.g. test specifications, documentation requirements etc.) for developed special products and coordinates internal or external testing.
-Releases product specials based on Hilti process landscape.
-Responsible for the complete detail engineering, performance to specification of designed product.
-Interacts with BU to ensure up to date know-how on product development.

-Product specification, development and qualification of specials (BA F&P’s portfolio based on achieved certifications).
-Documentation of specials development according to Product portfolio management (PPM) process.

We provide customers with a unique end-to-end value proposition on their large projects by being a strategic partner and developing total system solutions.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!
Our Headquarters is located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge! It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders.
We want you to work your best and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

What you need is:

  • You hold an Engineering Degree (Masters preferred) with relevant knowledge in product development
  • Strong Technical understanding with excellent communication & networking skills
  • You have strong interpersonal skills to successfully perform in a global matrix environment, excellent stakeholder management skills and experience in cross functional teams
  • Your working style is proactive, and you have a “getting-things-done” approach
  • Ideally you have a proven track record in Finite element methods & simulation software
  • You are fluent in English. Fluency in additional languages are an asset

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Dr. Alexander Eberlein, Role Team Leader Specials Design & Supply Management.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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