What's the role?
You apply your skills and knowledge in the development of new sealing concepts that will be used in our products. Your contribution will enable our tools with highly efficient sealing concepts to reach the highest possible efficiency which is crucial for our battery powered tools. You will have insights to the latest developments in sealing concepts at HILTI.
Duration of internship: 4 - 6 months
Start of internship on student's availability
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 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?
You are responsible for the whole experimental investigation of new sealing concepts for rotary seals. This includes the development of the testing procedure with design of experiments. You will set up and perform the tests, evaluate the data and draw conclusions which you will present to the project team. Based on your results you will drive optimization measures together with the team to find the best possible solution. Tests will be performed on two available test rigs enabling you with a holistic investigation of the sealing concepts. With our fully automated test rig you will secure your findings in a statistically validated manner, and you will document the outcomes in a technical report.
INNOVATION - We are the materials team within in the department of corporate research and technology (CR&T) located at the Innovation Center at our headquarter in Schaan. Having different technical backgrounds and coming from different countries, we all have the passion to drive the latest innovations in material science and tribology.
What do we offer?
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:
We would like to hear from you if
• You're studying mechanical engineering or similar
• You are interested in machine elements, especially rotary seals
• First experience in running tribological tests are a plus
• You can work self-reliantly and systematically
• You enjoy hands on work
Why should you apply?
Do you want to join an interdisciplinary and multinational team? Are you passionate about dealing with technology? So, if you have no knowledge about rotary seals, 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.