Research Engineer Testing in the Materials Group, Corporate Research & Technology
What's the role?
Applied research & technology development as well as ongoing scientific support in materials is at the core of our Materials Department in Corporate Research and Technology. As testing engineer, you are responsible for all mechanical and tribological material testing. You closely collaborate with your colleagues to define test regimes, performe experimental investigations all the way to analyzing and interpreting results. You take responsibility for lab and equipment maintenance and you drive continuous improvement in your area of responsibility.
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 Research Engineer Testing you are part of the materials research group. You will work closely with our material experts, project managers and product developers, and you will support them with your expertise on material science, materials testing and root cause analysis. A creative, innovation driven mindset, operational diligence and analytical skills are key strengths that make you successful. Effective technical communication as well as the comprehensible documentation of your work is a key factor in your job. We are looking for a self-responsible person who can manage of our state-of-the-art labs in the acquisition, calibration and maintenance of equipment. You excel strive for continuous improvements of our laboratory methodologies and practices.
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 will have a key role in the development of a highly innovative, promising technology within our R&D team that allows you to contribute and further develop both, your engineering expertise and your interpersonal skills.
What you need is:
- Technical degree in material science or mechanical engineering with proven experience in materials testing and tribology
- Diligence in performing, documenting and analysing mechanical test of material
- Proven experience with root cause analysis in materials science including analytical techniques
- Good communication skills and fluent command of English
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.