Intern or thesis student – Fastening solutions for wood constructions
What's the role?
Your task is to support the development of new fastening solutions for wood constructions. As part of an interdisciplinary team you will derive concepts to fulfil customer requirements, evaluate existing solutions, take over development tasks for the new solution and perform tests to benchmark them to competitor products.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability, target start date August 1st 2021, duration: 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 development of innovative wood constructions and systems for the construction business. In our global team setup, we constantly strive for innovation to provide the best solutions to our customers. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop future systems for green buildings.
Your key responsibilities will be to develop concepts and designs for new and innovative screw fastening solution for structural wood constructions. You will test and evaluate the solutions in our state-of-the-art testing facilities and benchmark them to competitor solutions. You will design tests and carry out the investigations with support from our interdisciplinary team.
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 or Master student in Mechanical Engineering or similar
- Good skills in Microsoft Office, CAD skills of advantage
- Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
- A proactive approach, self-reliant personality and enthusiasm to learn
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.