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Approvals engineer for Direct Fastening

What's the role?

In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to drive product differentiation within our Direct Fastening portfolio through cutting-edge solutions, building codework, approvals, and technical consulting, all while upholding Hilti's high standards of excellence.

Who is Hilti?

For the sixth time in 11 years, Hilti has been recognized by Great Place to Work as a top employer. Founded in 1941 by the Hilti brothers, we have over 120 locations globally with 33,000 team members. We offer innovative solutions for the construction industry, emphasizing a passionate, inclusive team and a performance-driven culture. A substantial amount of our profit goes to the Hilti Foundation, promoting societal growth and sustainable impact.

What does the role involve?

You will play a critical role in obtaining and maintaining local and international approvals and certifications for our portfolio of direct fastening solutions. You will also be responsible for creating, releasing, and maintaining technical data for Direct Fastening systems, based on global data and in accordance with local needs and practices. You will support our customers’ inquiries by providing technical support and application consulting for Direct Fastening solutions to the Hilti organizations worldwide. Working in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment, you will lead the development and implementation of innovative hardware and software solutions, derived from our strategic and day-to-day activities.

Did you know that Direct Fastening has been first technology developed by Hilti, and that the DX 100 was the first-ever powder-actuated tool in the world? Join Hilti where it all started.

What do we offer?

Joining our headquarters in Schaan, Nendeln, or Buchs connects you with a diverse community of over 2,100 colleagues from 70 nationalities in a region where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland intersect. Our employee groups actively support causes like female empowerment and the LGBTQ+ community and offer leisure activities like mountain biking and tennis. We also provide opportunities for community engagement both locally and internationally. Benefits at our headquarters include shared e-bikes, an on-site gym, dining options, learning opportunities, financial guidance, child care, and relocation support.

What you need is:

  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, or similar
  • More than 3 years of relevant experience in design, construction or research, ideally related to fastening systems
  • Strong knowledge of local and international building codes, with a solid understanding of product approvals
  • Team oriented attitude with excellent communication skills to manage diverse and international stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills in English; German is plus

Why should you apply?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager  Michele Di Sario , Head of Code & Approval Management, or  Frances Bruno , Talent Acquisition Business Partner.

*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.

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