Head of Testing, Business Unit Measuring
What's the role?
Together with your team of eight highly qualified testing engineers you ensure a superior quality of our measuring, layout and reality capture products by application focused Software and System testing. You will lead the team and define the strategic direction of testing within our Business Unit. Are you open minded and eager to take over such a critical role in an international development setup together with a highly motivated team? Start your career as Head of Testing to drive our product offering to the next level of quality and innovation.
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?
Reporting directly to the Head of Development, you are a member of the R&D management team, driving the development of highly innovative system solutions for Measuring, Layout and Reality Capture tasks in construction industry as part of an international development setup.
You take over the line management of the testing team and support the personal development of the team members through regular coaching and selected training activities.
Together with your team you define the testing strategy including competence setup, processes, tool chain and methodologies and drive the strategy implementation in an efficient and consistent manner.
You assign your team members to the development projects and add resources from external SW and System testing suppliers as needed. You ensure that your team members develop and execute testing profiles for application focused testing of our product solutions. By doing this, you are making sure that our product solutions will have superior quality and thus contributing to a high satisfaction of our customers
As a member of the extended management team of the Business Unit you contribute to the definition and implementation of product roadmaps and other strategic initiatives.
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?
If you like working in a global team and driving a global business in a hands-on and performance oriented culture you will enjoy the job. If you believe working with colleagues from different backgrounds and interaction across all hierarchical and functional levels will be enriching – join the team!
What you need is:
- Technical university degree (e.g. Engineering, Computer Science or similar)
- Broad experience in different Software and System testing methods (Applied statistics and theory of error propagation, Test automation)
- Experience in development processes and project management in an industrial environment
- Leading and coaching people is one of your passions
- Collaborative team player with good communication skills
- Fluent English, German is a plus
“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.”