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Lead Engineer Shipbuilding

What's the role?

We are looking for a high-calibre candidate with passion for technical solutions combined with business acumen in engineering. If you are looking for a company of “care and perform” and work with a high performing team to deliver results, join us as a Lead Engineer.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

What does the role involve?

As a Lead Engineer with focus on Shipbuilding, you will be part of the Project Management Office (PMO) and direct your efforts towards implementing the Hilti strategy by providing highly differentiated solutions to our Top Accounts across multiple countries. You will join a global community of highly motivated and passionate professionals, working with leading national and international players, such as owners, EPC’s, specifiers. This role has focus on Shipbuilding industry, but will also allow you to integrate multidisciplinary teams.

As a Lead Engineer you will:
• Being part of the project execution team as technical lead;
• Work closely with national and international capture teams to understand clients’ needs on key applications and consult on Hilti or Oglaend Systems modular support system and firestop solutions;
• Engineer and design key applications based on customer’s requirements, providing optimal solutions fulfilling technical, economic, and logistic constrains. This requires also to learn how to deal with the relevant softwares mainly used within the Shipbuilding industry;
• Ensure the adherence to relevant codes and Hilti standards in project engineering;
• Travel locally and abroad, visit and collaborate with national and international clients on-site or in the construction yard during design and/or construction phases, as required;
• Develop project-specific best practice documentation to contribute to increasing PMO know-how;
• Prepare engineering reports (calculation notes) for designed applications;
• Compile bill of materials to support project bids and fulfilment, in coordination with other 
colleagues at Hilti (e.g. order management, logistics);
• Strive for expertise in Shipbuilding and maritime applications, including coordinating and leading other technical engineers as required;
• Act as lead designer, providing inputs to modelers and drafters and performing QA/QC activities where relevant.

Once again Hilti has been awarded as a Great Place to Work®. We are proud to rank 8th in Best Workplaces in Europe!

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start.
In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting career opportunities.

What you need is:

  • Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering;
  • At least 2 years of experience as a civil/mechanical engineer; 5 years of site/yard relevant experience is considered a plus;
  • Strong communication skills in both English and Italian;
  • Understanding the correlation between technical and commercial aspects of engineering work;
  • Empathy and ability to work in multicultural environment;
  • Good understanding of structural model building: 3D Modelling experience, including navigation of engineering models in Autodesk Navisworks (experience modelling in Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit, Aveva E3D, Cadmatic or Hexagon Smart3D is considered a plus); o Know how in usage of structural engineering software (R-Stab, SAP2000 or FEM software is a plus;First stakeholder involved in case there’ll be investments in new softwares dedicated to the industry that requires to be mastered.
  • Location: North Italy. Willing to travel in Europe

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people.
Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability.

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