Intern or thesis student - Algorithm development for cordless impact drivers and wrenches

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 1038

What's the role?

Based on our current modern cordless impact drivers and wrenches designed for high performance in various light to heavy-duty driving and bolting applications, you’ll work with us to develop the control strategies and innovative features of the future. Rapid control prototyping setups and on-site testing build the infrastructure to bring your new ideas to life.

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for at least 6 months

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 28,000 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 intern in our department you’ll be part of a development team researching innovative approaches for cordless impact drivers and wrenches.

You’ll work closely with our experts to develop to develop new functions and strategies to generate additional benefits and increase performance. Your key responsibilities will be to design and test your own algorithms with state-of-the-art development tools. You’ll test and apply them in the real application and support our team in evaluating the most promising solutions.

We have interns exploring all the different aspects of working at Hilti HQ where student talents enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime by working alongside experts in the field and contributing to Hilti’s next innovation. Read their stories: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8622147

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:

  • BSc/MSc level studies in control engineering, cybernetics, mechanical or electrical engineering with focus on control systems or a related discipline
  • Good knowledge in Matlab/Simulink and dSPACE tools, background in machine learning and/or embedded control is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality

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.

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