Research Engineer in Design at Corporate Research and Technology (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0006086

What's the role?

As a Research Engineer in Design, you are responsible for designing, calculating and manufacturing (mechanical setups) of prototypes and functional demonstrator models for the Hilti’s Corporate Research and Technology. This can include strength calculation and conducting of FEM (Finite Element Modelling) analysis. The candidate is responsible for driving the research design competence build up by acting as a sparring partner to project leaders and research engineers.

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?

You will work closely with our project managers, technical experts and lab engineers and you will support them with your expertise. A creative, innovation driven mindset, operational diligence and analytical skills are key strengths that make you successful. You will, on one hand, do the design of the prototypes and on the other hand manage and organise the internal and external manufacturing suppliers. Through your active teamwork, you support research and development projects and ensure an efficient process.
Effective technical communication as well as a broad internal and external network is a key factor in your job. We are looking for a self-responsible person who can manage external design partners as well and be responsible for an apprentice in design. You know the state-of-the-art manufacturing methods and how to use them accordingly.

Working in a diverse environment with highly motivated and creative colleagues brings endless smart ideas that contribute in the perfection of worldwide construction sites.

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?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

What you need is:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields
  • Relevant professional experience in manufacturing technology, construction and strength analysis
  • Very good knowledge of CAD, preferably Siemens NX and manufacturing methods
  • Broad network of design providers and mechanical manufacturing suppliers (incl. 3D printing)
  • Strong Technical understanding with excellent networking skills
  • Strong communication skills in spoken and written English and German with an ease to initiate new connections with various partners inside and outside the organization

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Alexander Hoop, Role Team Leader Laboratory and Design.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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