Technical Project Manager- R&D

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 15837

What's the role?

As a Project Manager in our Corporate Research & Technology centre, you use your creativity and engineering background to generate ideas, initiate and implement research and technology projects to prove your innovative concepts for new fastening and protection products. With your team colleagues, you work on the forefront of innovation for Hilti core businesses by applying the latest technology.

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 29,000 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?

In this challenging position you will be responsible for developing innovative solutions to expand technical leadership in the field of fastening and protection technology. Together with your team colleagues, you will be instrumental in identifying and driving mid- to long-term research and technology development for radical product innovations with high business impact for Hilti. You’re responsible for technology intelligence and ideation, defining targets and content of projects and implementing the projects by delivering functional concepts (fast prototyping). You will be in charge to research and integrate sensoring in our products. Being a project manager, you lead your project members and leverage internal competence and resource thru a strong external network and collaboration.

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?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

Are you driven to contributing to cutting-edge innovation? Are you excited to expand your professional expert network? This role will offer you a lot of exposure since you will have frequent interactions with several of our business units.

What you need is:

  • MSc / PhD in Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering with project experience
  • Min. of 2 years of sensor integration industry experience, strong system engineering understanding
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills. Ability to work under uncertainty
  • Creative, innovation driven mind-set combined with strong result orientation
  • Fluency in English

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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