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Direct Fastening Engineer

What's the role?

This position is accountable for providing engineering support and technical marketing services to the Fastening and Protection Product Business Units (BUs), Sales Market Organizations (MOs), key field personnel, and to Hilti customers including engineers and architects in support of Direct Fastening product lines. This includes training of field technical personnel and Technical Support Engineers, obtaining and maintaining product approvals, support of all engineering level requests, and responsibility for the accuracy of all technical portions of company product literature and technical manuals in both printed and electronic formats.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

  • Responsible for obtaining new and maintaining existing product approvals from national and regional building code organizations as determined by the Fastening and Protection Product Business Units and the Sales MOs
  • Provide direct engineering support for Fastening and Protection Product BUs with a focus on Direct Fastening product lines
  • Provide engineering support to the Sales MOs and Hilti customers by utilizing a thorough knowledge of the products, of engineering practices and principles, construction techniques, and of building codes.
  • Develop and coordinate technical and engineering information and literature for publication by collaborating with the Fastening and Protection Product BU's and by monitoring the needs of Hilti customers
  • Investigate new applications for Direct Fastening products as determined by the Sales MOs and the BU's by gathering application information and initiating test plans as required
  • Assist in developing and coordinating internal and external product testing requirements in accordance with industry standards and codes
  • Monitor product complaints and assist with Western Hemisphere Quality in product deficiencies as required
  • Continually monitor all operations within the scope of responsibility to ensure compliance with the Hilti Quality System and related procedures while striving for achievement of departmental and HWH goals and objectives
  • Additional duties as assigned

Being at Hilti means joining a community of 30,000 people, 127 different nationalities working together across 120 countries.

What do we offer?

You’ll be given everything you need to excel in your role. You’ll receive a generous compensation package for the work that you do with the possibility to earn bonus for going above and beyond. You’ll get great benefits including Medical and Dental insurance, generous PTO (including 2 days to go and give back to your local community however you want) educational reimbursement, health and wellness days – the list goes on.

We also offer many opportunities to develop your career in various departments of interest (which we think is a pretty unique perk) alongside the possibility to work internationally in any of the 120+ countries we operate within if you decide that’s the path you’d want to take.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in engineering or related technical field, or a Masters or PhD in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • EIT preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • PC skills using Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Must be willing to travel (10% to 15%)

Why should you apply?

Innovation is who we are and it’s evident in the way we work. Together with our customers, we develop solutions that improve productivity, safety and sustainability.


Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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