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Structural Engineer for Technical Data (M/F/X)

What's the role?

You will derive mechanical resistance characteristics for a global installation fixation portfolio according to international building standards and latest state-of-the-art structural analysis methods. Applied methods are advanced testing and finite element analysis. In this role you will collaborate with various functions like technical marketing, hardware and software development and application engineering.

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 industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where thereis pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

In this role you will calculate load resistance data for single components and whole installation systems. This data is part of our total offering and will be used by our customers and internal engineering service and software. You’ll be a key person in product development projects as well as in application engineering e.g. market requests. Recommending test procedures and executing non-linear finite element models are part of your daily work just as defining content of our customer facing software solutions. Working in international, interdisciplinary teams you will broaden your experience also in fields beyond engineering like marketing, quality, sales and supply.

Our small department is spread over three different continents.

What do we offer?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive and supportive culture. Bring your own perspective and achieve results together with others.

Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey: global or local, cross-functional or as a specialist. If you’re willing to go the extra mile, there is no limit to what you can achieve.

Relish the views from our modern and state-of-the art offices. Enjoy a variety of healthy foods from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.

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What you need is:

  • A master’s degree in engineering
  • Experience in structural engineering with steel according to building codes (e.g EN 1993, Aisi, Aisc)
  • Practical experience with finite element method/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Drive to understand and manage complexity
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

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 Clemens Beiter | LinkedIn , TL Application Research & Technical Data.

*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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