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Head of Engineering (manufacturing unit) (m/f/x)

  • Schaan, Schaan, Liechtenstein
  • Research & Development
  • Experienced Professionals
  • WD-0013047
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What's the role?

In this challenging position, you will lead a dynamic engineering team with a specific focus on innovative solutions in the field of manufacturing technology for differentiating products. You will be shaping the future of our global production setup by working closely together with the research and development department. You will have a joint responsibility to guide a project portfolio to the implementation stage (organizationally and technologically) while continuously driving improvements of our in-house series production as well as supporting our sister plants in the global production network.

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 there is 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?

You will play a key role together with your team of experts to identify the potential of technological trends and in manufacturing technology and material science for Hilti to stay on the forefront of innovation. As a communicative, dynamic and strongly networking personality you will take the responsibility for the development of a diverse and high performing team integrated with corporate research and development teams to steer a wide variety of technological and cost saving projects. In addition, you will develop the technology roadmap for the global manufacturing setup.

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

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:

  • University degree in engineering
  • Leadership experience in industry
  • Business acumen and project management experience
  • Strong organizational skills, structured thinking and action
  • Ability to inspire other people in a global environment
  • Fluent in English and German

Why should you apply?

Do you have a passion for new technologies? Do you want to move something in a challenging environment? You are up for a global career in an international company and want to continuously develop yourself?

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager (Dr. Tobias Rackow, Head of Manufacturing Unit Mechanical Anchors, Plant Schaan).

*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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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.