Research Engineer Testing in the Materials Group, Corporate Research & Technology

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0002459

What's the role?

Applied research as well as advanced testing services 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 testing. You closely collaborate with your colleagues to define test plans & parameters, adapt test rigs, and perform experimental investigations. You analyze, document and communicate the obtained results to our internal customers. 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 tribological testing, mechanical behavior of materials and machine elements. A creative, hands-on working mentality, 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 our state-of-the-art labs regarding acquisition, calibration and maintenance of equipment. You strive for continuous improvements of our laboratory methodologies and practices.

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.

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 mechanical engineering, material science or related fields
  • Proven hands-on experience in tribology, materials testing and understanding of machine elements
  • Diligence in performing, documenting and analyzing application-oriented experiments
  • Competent handling of analytical techniques like roughness & hardness measurements and optical microscopy
  • Good communication skills and fluent command of English (good command in German is a plus)

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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