What's the role?
In this role you will be responsible to develop and shape the future of structural wood connections at Hilti. Support development of code landscape for new fields. Assess application specific special requests related to wood.
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?
In this role you will lead the research work around the new business field structural wood connections. You will identify key trends and innovations in structural wood connections, lead idea workshops to generate new concepts, and select the ideas with highest potential to further develop. In product qualification, you will support definition of test setups for wood testing. Also, you will support customer requests for configurations currently not covered by code with expert statements. Direct customer interaction on the job-site and working with partners in the business units at Hilti will be a key element of the role.
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.li/en-li/about-us/your-benefits-hilti
What you need is:
- Master’s degree in engineering with a focus on wood, ideally complemented by a Ph.D. Thesis
- Expertise in the wood construction industry, wood products and regulatory environment
- Strong interpersonal skills to successfully perform in a global matrix environment and demonstrated ability in stakeholder management
- An innovative mindset and a willingness to outperform
- Fluency in spoken and written English and 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 Rohlsoven (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.