Intern or thesis student - Technology innovation in fastening on concrete and steel

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 10471

What's the role?

We’re looking for interns in Hilti`s headquarter in Schaan from engineering backgrounds to join our fastener development team. Your role is to bring innovative ideas in nail fastening on concrete and steel and prove the concepts in prototype phase

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, 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 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?

As intern in our department you’ll be part of fastener development team integrated in business unit direct fastening. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop out-of-the-box nail concepts for powder-actuated fastening on concrete and steel.

Your key responsibilities will be the organizational and operational part of the innovation phase for a new nail fastening concept. You’ll come up with different ideas on how the next generation nail could look like. You realize these ideas in prototypes and conduct the testing of the prototypes. The tasks will be handled in an international team and project setup including also the cooperation with Hilti plants.

Check the video to understand the concept of fastening nails on concrete – How could an innovation in nail fastening on concrete look like? How could load values of nails in concrete be increased? https://youtu.be/UWyOcmiIC3E?list=PLwUS9Az-1aFvyDLE_cDkpwSwdZgNrU0Qa

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 in mechanical engineering, civil engineering or materials science
  • Required skills: Microsoft office, English; CAD beneficial
  • Ability to think unconventionally and to understand where detail-orientation is required
  • Passion for innovation and product development
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality

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