Intern or thesis student - Innovation management global manufacturing

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 10723

What's the role?

Are you interested to learn about innovation in a global manufacturing organization? We have an open intern or master thesis position for students in the strategy department in Schaan (Liechtenstein). Help us to set the innovation strategy for our plants in Liechtenstein, Germany, Mexico and China, deploy the strategy together with the plants and push overarching topics like agile and industry 4.0. You are invited to write your master thesis in this context or do an internship for 6 months or more. In doing so, you do an important step to develop your personal career.

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?

In our strategy department, you will work on how to innovate in our global manufacturing organization and you will learn how to work with modern project management approaches (like scrum). Immerging in the deployment of the innovation strategy, you will contribute to improve our agile innovation process. You have the chance to drive innovation projects on your own and you will coordinate our innovators during their innovation journey. With your communicational and organizational skills you will help us coordination the global initiative. Therefore, you will work closely with international leaders and experts on a daily base.

You get the opportunity to write your master thesis within the context of your work.

CAREER - 80% of our entry positions at Headquarters are filled with interns. It’s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

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.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor's degree and currently studying in a master’s program with an economic or technical background
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in English and ideally another language
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed
  • High commitment and self-responsibility

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