Intern or thesis student - Numerical Simulation of Cold Forming Process

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0004654

What's the role?

Numerical simulation plays an important role for innovative fastening products development. The simulation of cold forming processes of fastening elements is a challenging topic. Your role in the project is to simulate the cold forming process and analyze the material flow and tool stresses.

Start date is flexible to the student's availability (ideally from Mar/Apr 2021), duration for at least 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 project on development of innovative fastening elements.

You’ll work closely with our experts to develop suitable simulation models to be able to simulate the cold forming process of fastening elements and to use them for parameter study with the aim of optimizing the design of fastening elements as well as the required
cold forming tools.

Your key responsibilities will be to give simulation support on development of innovative fastening elements, which includes the simulation model development, the parameter study, and to give suggestions on innovative cold forming tool design.

PEOPLE - 93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we 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 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`s student in mechanical engineering (or comparable)
  • Interested in tool development combined with some experience in 3D CAD design or/and numerical simulation
  • Passion for innovation and technology development
  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed
  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in English and German

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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