Intern or thesis student - Strategic Supply Chain Management / Manufacturing Engineering

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0009429

What's the role?

Creating enthusiastic customers is part of our mission statement. We do this by providing innovative products. Technological leadership and the optimal manufacturing technologies, combined with the overall optimization of our supply chain allow us to achieve our cost and service level targets. As a fully integrated member of the Strategic Supply and Manufacturing Engineering Team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work on one of the following topics:

Cost Savings and / or New Product Introduction projects
Manufacturing technology feasibility and validation projects
Value Stream analysis and optimization projects
Develop Material Group Strategy and define Supply Footprint

This cross-functional project work requires intensive contact with Suppliers, our Plants, Development, Logistics and Marketing. It also provides ample management exposure and a unique opportunity to get an understanding of Hilti’s product development and product introduction processes.
Are you interested in any one of these topics? We look forward to receiving your application

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration of 12 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 in our department, you will be fully involved in one or various projects as described above.
After an introduction period, you will take the lead for the respective project, including responsibility and accountability for the result.

PRIZES - We’re in Fortune magazine’s Top 100 Places to Work and Top 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials. In Strategic Supply Management, we define the setup of the global end to end supply chain for Hilti’s leading edge Direct Fastening products.

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 and more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction -- that is fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor or (preferably) Masters student
  • For the Cost Savings, Manufacturing Technologies and New Product introduction position as well as for the Value Stream Analysis, mechanical or industrial engineering or material sciences studies are a must
  • Strategic and analytical thinking are a plus for Material Group Strategy Development
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • A systematic approach and good problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality

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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