Intern or thesis student - Recoil optimization concepts for Direct Fastening Tools
What's the role?
Are you passionate to implement concepts for a recoil optimized direct fastening tool? Do you want to bring in your own ideas and create next generation recoil optimized systems? Then join our multi-disciplinary and international development team. You are the leading force behind our recoil optimized direct fastening tools in order to reduce the impacts on operators and systems. You will develop innovative ideas/ concepts and drive their implementation into prototypes.
Start date is flexible to the student's availability (Jan/Feb/Mar 2021), 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 our development team. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop innovative damping systems for preventing recoil incl. implementation in prototypes.
Your key responsibilities will be further developing concepts in order to reduce recoils. You will choose, further elaborate and design key functionalities including building prototypes and testing your solutions.
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
- Good language skills in English or German
- Creativity and high motivation to implement ideas
- Passion for innovation and product development
- Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed
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.