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Intern or thesis student – R&D for innovative fastening solutions (m/f/x)

What's the role?

Are you interested to further develop your engineering skills in a professional, dynamic and supportive team? Are you excited to investigate on technology questions and subsequently translating related findings into product improvements and new product concepts? Do you want to get a feeling how to create customer value with your engineering expertise?

Your role in our team is to support our technology work to foster new product and application developments. In day to day business, you will create and evaluate concepts, design prototypes, conduct and interpret tests and present your results within the development team. Cross-functional communication with stakeholders in Marketing, Codes & Approval and Supply will give you valuable background to complement your product concepts regarding customer value on the one side and producibility and costs on the other side.

Start date is flexible to the student's availability, duration for at least 6 months

Who is Hilti?

For the sixth time in the past 11 years, Hilti has been named one of the best employers by Great Place to Work.

What began as a family business in 1941, founded by brothers Eugene and Martin Hilti, has become a leading industry player with over 120 locations worldwide and a workforce of more than 32,000 colleagues. Our incredible journey, from humble beginnings to a global powerhouse, is a shining example of the rewards of a hard-working and dedicated team.

At Hilti, we provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry and beyond. Our purpose is making construction better based on a passionate and inclusive global team and a caring and performance-oriented culture.

We invest a substantial amount of our annual profit to the Hilti Foundation, which focuses on initiatives that empower people to live independently and autonomously, contribute to building stronger societies, and create networks of competent partners to achieve sustainable and scalable impact.

What does the role involve?

As intern in our department you’ll be part of Direct Fastening Development team. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop the direct fastening systems of tomorrow, following the whole development chain from idea to a functional prototype for a proof on concept and subsequent steps towards a serial product.

Your key responsibilities will be in the heart of product development. Based on requirements, you will create concepts and evaluate and rate them with the experts around you. Analyzing, designing, prototyping and testing in an agile way will help you to learn and re-fine your ideas until reaching design maturity. At the same time, you will be responsible for the communication with key stakeholders within your environment to sharpen requirements and integrate perspectives on cost and manufacturing technologies for future product visions.

INNOVATION - We have 400 of the world’s best engineers developing and testing tomorrow’s technical solutions in our innovation center in Liechtenstein

What do we offer?

Join over 2200 colleagues from over 70 nationalities at one of our Headquarter locations in Schaan, Nendeln (Liechtenstein), or Buchs SG (Switzerland) is more than a career move. It’s your opportunity to enjoy the energizing, alpine lifestyle - where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland seamlessly meet. It’s an unforgettable life change.

We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.

You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.

We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

What you need is:

  • Enrollment for the whole internship period in a Bachelor/Master’s program in mechanical engineering or comparable (civil engineering, mechatronics, …)
  • 3D CAD-Modelling, Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Motivation for product development and hands-on mentality
  • Structured problem solving and creative mind-set
  • Familiar with an independent work style and ready to take responsibility in own area of competence
  • Good communication skills in English

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

Unternehmen im Überblick

1''001 bis 5''000 Mitarbeiter
Tochtergesellschaft oder Geschäftsbereich
Bauwesen, Reparatur- und Wartungsservices
1 bis 5 Milliarden $ (USD)

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