Intern or thesis student – Mechatronic System Development

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0005600

What's the role?

Your task is to develop concepts to improve the existing drywall screw system and bring it to the next level by incorporating cutting edge technologies. You will drive the investigation into smart tool features for a future generation of drywall screw drivers. As part of an interdisciplinary team you will test mechatronic concepts to improve the tool, screw magazines and / or the screw collation systems.

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, target start date 1st August, 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 an intern or thesis student in our department you’ll be part of the development of innovative screw solutions 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 the future drywall system.

Your key responsibilities will be to develop concepts for the future drywall system. You will work closely with the project team and support from ideation to proof of concept and recommendations for the future system. To do this, you will analyse and contribute to concepts which are thought to fill gaps in in our system or which fulfil the requirements. You will develop software as well as integrate electronic components and design mechanical parts together in one mechatronic system. On this basis, a prototype is created. It is your task to derive experiments which can be used to test the prototype extensively. Your creativity and initiative help you to rapidly test ideas and concepts with a hands-on approach.

INNOVATION - Last year alone, we introduced 40 new products, services and software solutions to the global construction market.

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:

  • Student Bachelor or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach, self-reliant personality 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.

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