Product Liability Manager (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0010000

What's the role?

We are looking for a Product Liability Manager (m/f/d) to join our HQ legal department on a full-time basis with immediate effect. In this role, you will manage product safety, liability and brand risks for Hilti products and services. You will advise our Business Units and Global Marketing Communications team on technical product safety risks related to product development, product conformity decisions and marketing communications. You will closely align with our product liability team in the US legal department and support our region legal teams on product liability topics with your technical expert knowledge. In your role, you will be reporting to the Team Lead Market Reach & Product Liability in the Corporate Legal Department.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might nothave heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software andservices for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, builtover 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptionalservice. With some 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’relooking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up tonew challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Bringing products to the market that are safe to use is an integral part of our business. To support this, you will provide technical consulting on product safety issues across all Hilti offering, ranging from power tools to chemicals to engineering services. One of your focus topics will be the review of technical literature, marketing materials and customer trainings to make sure our customers understand how and when to use our products. You will actively participate in our product development process to identify and address product safety risks. In cooperation with our Quality and Product Care teams, you will advise on product conformity and recall decisions in line with applicable legal requirements.

CAREER - At Hilti, you’ll enjoy all the perks of being part of a big company, but with the autonomy of running a small business.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!

Our Headquarters is located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge! It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders.
We want you to work your best and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes us a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork, ability and competitive drive.

What you need is:

  • You have a passion for product safety topics and are ideally some engineering experience on safety and liability related to products and services
  • You have an engineering degree in a field related to the construction industry (i.e. civil or mechanical engineering, etc) and the interest & ability to develop the legal expertise in product liability required for the role. Alternatively, you have a law degree and a strong background in engineering (e.g. HTL)
  • You have strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills at any level, paired with a pragmatic solution-oriented working approach
  • You enjoy working within a global legal team and across departments
  • You speak fluent English

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Andrea Feurstein: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-maria-feurstein-ll-m-ph-d-7a52b8212/

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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