Intern or thesis student – Development of innovative Fastening on Steel Solutions
What's the role?
Fastening on steel is a big application area of Hilti direct fastening technologies. Steel pins are driven with a tool within milliseconds into steel base material to fix gratings, installation equipment or for the use of electrical bonding and grounding. The products and applications are highly specified and the product performance is proven in various approval documents. To actively drive and form this business area for Hilti, new product ideas are constantly generated and need to be technically evaluated. Your responsibility is to support our product development team with conducting feasibility studies to prove and further develop concepts for new product ideas.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for 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 the development team for Fastening on Steel solutions. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop new product concepts and conduct feasibility studies.
Your key responsibilities will be to conduct feasibility studies for new product concepts and develop these product concepts to reach a decent level of prototype validation. You’ll get technical concepts and product ideas as input that need to be cross-checked and challenged by you to develop a full product vision. Your major role is then to develop and implement physical prototypes and a technical and economical validation concept to deliver a comprehensive proof of concept.
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:
- Master student in engineering
- 3D CAD-Modelling, Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel)
- Self-responsible and communicative working style
- A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
- Passion for innovation and product development