Intern - Development Energy & Industry
What's the role?
Join our innovative team in Business Unit Screw Fastening to drive product development and enhance productivity and safety for our customers. In the Energy and Industry team, our development engineers and product manager work closely together to further strengthen our product portfolio and react to our customers’ needs. You will drive an initiative of high relevance to our customers, by understanding their applications and requirements, and creating and validating a method of testing solutions to strengthen the value proposition of our fastening on steel solution.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, preferred start between 1st April and 1st June, duration 6 months or longer if desired.
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?
As an intern in our department you’ll be part of the Business Unit Screw Fastening team. You’ll work closely with our team to further develop our market leading solutions.
Your key responsibilities will be supporting the development team in technical investigations and product development projects. Your main project will include investigating competitor solutions and customer requirements, ideation of solutions, and subsequently testing and validating them. Furthermore, you will analyse the results from product testing, and have the opportunity to share these results in the broader business unit development community. You will work closely with our development and test engineers, project leaders and product management, who will empower you to make an impact on the future product portfolio and, ultimately, for our customers.
What do we offer?
We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.
You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.
We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.
What you need is:
- Bachelor/Master’s student in engineering studies, mechanical engineering preferred
- Good knowledge of mechanics
- Affinity for hands on testing and data analysis skills
- Familiar with an independent work style and ready to take responsibility in own area of competence
- Good communication skills in English.
- Collaborative team-player
We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.