Development Engineer

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 10039

What's the role?

Within this role, you will be technically responsible for Hilti’s product portfolio for the Insulation segment within Direct Fastening technology. This comprises product development in projects from definition to final market launch. Embedded in an international team set-up, you will coordinate with market organizations globally to transfer their needs & customer requirements into product requirements and work closely with external suppliers and approval bodies.

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 some 29,000 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?

You will be responsible for the definition, development, evaluation and selection of technical solutions for insulation fasteners in collaboration with our internal and external partners (e.g. Hilti Plants, suppliers, engineering partners, approval bodies). The role involves proactive handling of product care and technical requests from market organizations globally; you will drive the discussion about the specification of product- & portfolio requirements in collaboration with internal and external partners to find the best suited solution. Finally, the management of testing activities to ensure our quality standards as well as the creation of technical communication materials will be in your hands. You will be part of a dynamic cross-functional team, actively involved in shaping our innovation pipeline and future portfolio strategy.

We have 400 of the world’s best engineers developing and testing tomorrow’s technical solutions in our innovation center in Liechtenstein.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

You are enthusiastic about product development and you like to integrate into an environment where you can apply and develop your competences and skills to create highly differentiated products. You are not satisfied with the obvious and strive to improve both yourself and your solutions. You like to work on technical challenges in a high performing and caring team.

What you need is:

  • Master/PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science or related fields
  • Entrepreneurial and hands-on mentality
  • Collaborative team player
  • Experience in project management beneficial
  • Fluent in English and willingness to travel

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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