Intern or thesis student - electromagnetic simulation and optimization

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 7665

What's the role?

The intern will be able to have the chance to join theory with reality when it comes to leading edge technology tools (software and hardware) by getting advices and directions from expert researchers in the field of electromagnetic computation of drives and manufacturing processes.

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for 3-6 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 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 intern in our department you’ll be part of The computational engineering team in the research group that provides accurate and efficient model in various interdisciplinary and fields to meet the requirement of the development needs. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop Models in Electromagnetic coupled to other fields (thermal, motion, structural, etc.). when validated against experiments, they will be used in Optimization techniques from global optimization and machine learning techniques.

Your key responsibilities will be Using FEA solvers of Commercial software like ANSYS and Maxwell and adapting them by programing them to fit the requirement of accurate efficient virtual tools. Electro-magnetic deep knowledge is a plus but not a must.

Simulation or computational models are nowadays the drivers of predevelopment phase and mainly innovation in respectable professional industries.

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:

  • B.Sc. or diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering, physics, or equivalent level of education.
  • Simulation software knowledge is an advantage especially Ansys, Maxwell, or Comsol.
  • Full interest in Simulation, discretization, differential equation solving, and fun in computing are required.
  • Communication between development and research experts should be adaptable to an excellent level.
  • Freedom of thought and independency is a requirement, in addition to full secrecy of the confidential topics.

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