Group Manager Robotics and Visual Computing, Corporate Research and Technology

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 10448

What's the role?

Are you excited about applying robotics and visual computing to construction? Do you want to work at the forefront of innovation? In this challenging role you will create and drive the implementation of our strategic R&T roadmap for this domain. Together with your team you will define and implement research and technology projects in an international network with universities and partners. Based on your leadership and passion for talent you are successfully attracting talent to your team and thus developing the team and individuals.

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?

In this challenging role you lead the Robotics and Visual Computing team. You are coaching and developing an interdisciplinary team of highly qualified team members. You’re responsible for a long-term research roadmap and it’s implementation , strategic resource planning and recruiting of talent into the organization. You leverage your internal and external network to foster Hilti’s long term differentiation by identifying and implementing relevant technology. With your inspirational leadership you foster an creative environment with sparking ideas and innovation.

INNOVATION - This is the cutting edge of corporate innovation, creative, courageous, energetic and inspiring.

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?

Apply for this exciting opportunity and get part of a dynamic and international rewarded employer.

What you need is:

  • MSc/PhD in Robotics, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, first industrial experience, at least 2 years in a R&D leadership position
  • Interdisciplinary thinking and profound knowledge in several of the following fields: robotics, visual computing, machine learning, signal processing, electronics, sensors.
  • Strong business orientation, proven ability to craft direction and create innovation with clear customer benefit
  • Strong empathic leadership with effective communication skills and the ability to influence others

“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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