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Control Engineer (m/f/x)

What's the role?

You drive the development of new solutions and product concepts in the areas of advanced-control and mechatronic systems within Corporate Research & Technology. Your ideas contribute to Hilti technology roadmap and future products definition and development.

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 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?

In this role you drive product and technology innovation in the area of Control Engineering and new Mechatronic Systems. You show technical feasibility and customer value of your ideas by developing proof-of-concepts and functional prototypes. You are involved in R&D projects with national and international partners in Academia and Industry. You apply your expertise in Advanced Control to a diversity of applications as robotics, mechatronic systems, and construction tools.

INNOVATION - This is the cutting edge of corporate innovation, where the pace is fast, fun, energetic and inspiring.

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.

What you need is:

  • MSc in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Applied Mathematics/Physics, or related field. PhD preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Academia/Industry preferred
  • Proven experience with advanced control theory and frameworks (e.g. Model Predictive Control)
  • Understanding of optimization methods. Expertise with state estimation applied to real world problems preferred
  • Expertise with Matlab/Python, C/C++ required. Familiarity with embedded platforms preferred
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Collaborative mindset, business acumen

Why should you apply?

In Corporate Research & Technology we drive mid-to long-term innovation in an environment of interdisciplinary competence, creativity and purpose. Here the pace is fast, fun, and inspiring.




Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Giovanni Bellusci , Head of Robotics and Mechatronics

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

Learn more about us:  https://careers.hilti.li/en-li
Learn more about life at Hilti Headquarters:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeJPLBszc2A

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.