What's the role?
In this role the candidate will create the basis for efficient high-rise mass timber construction. You will deliver innovative structural design and engineering concepts that respect DFMA/D and are enabled by novel structural connections. Development of code landscape and automated optimization of structural design will help to roll out these concepts.
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?
The candidate will steer the research and engineering design work in the new technology field structural timber connections. In association with universities and external partners, the candidate will identify key trends and innovations in building design and in structural timber connections, guide idea workshops to generate new concepts, and select the ideas with highest potential to further develop. In product qualification, the candidate will support definition of test setups. Also, they will occasionally promote customer requests for configurations currently not covered by code with expert statements. Working with partners in the business unit will be a key element of the role. To comprehend customer needs, the role also involves direct customer interaction.
INNOVATION - We invest more than 5% of our turnover every year in exploring new solutions in diamond systems, measuring tools, firestops, anchors and other fastening systems.
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.
For the full range of benefits, take a look at https://careers.hilti.group/en/where-we-are/schaan-liechtenstein/
What you need is:
- A Master’s degree in engineering with a focus on timber and structural design, ideally complemented by a Ph.D. Thesis
- 3-5 years experience in the construction industry, including at least 2 years as a structural design engineer
- Strong interactive skills to successfully perform in a global matrix environment and demonstrated ability in stakeholder management
- An innovative mindset and a will to outperform
- Fluency in spoken and written English and ideally also German
Why should you apply?
About you: 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 Simon Rolshoven (LinkedIn), Role Head of Fastening and Applications
*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.
Learn more about us: https://careers.hilti.li/en-li
Learn more about life at Hilti Headquarters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeJPLBszc2A
Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.