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Robotics Technical Expert (m/f/x)

  • Schaan, Schaan, Liechtenstein
  • Research & Development
  • Experienced Professionals
  • WD-0014920
  • Prihláste sa teraz

What's the role?

We are looking for an expert in the field of robotics to be part of our forward-looking team that is changing the face of construction. In this role, you drive the technical developments of proof of concepts and demonstrators of new robotics solutions within the organization, to showcase how construction problems can be solved in new ways.

Who is Hilti?

For the sixth time in 11 years, Hilti has been recognized by Great Place to Work as a top employer. Founded in 1941 by the Hilti brothers, we have over 120 locations globally with 33,000 team members. We offer innovative solutions for the construction industry, emphasizing a passionate, inclusive team and a performance-driven culture. A substantial amount of our profit goes to the Hilti Foundation, promoting societal growth and sustainable impact.

What does the role involve?

The Robotics Team works within the Corporate Research & Technology Department, where it fosters the development of new robotic concepts and demonstrators for the organization. The team combines diverse skills in key technologies (state estimation, control, perception, manipulation, path planning & obstacle avoidance, robotics simulation, etc.) and works together to automate applications and workflows in construction via robotics.

In collaboration with your team, you will create and support the research, prototyping and validation of mobile robots for applications within the construction industry, while incorporating increasing autonomy and novel ways of working.

As part of this role, your tasks can include: proposing and managing R&D projects; defining technology platforms and architectural choices; hands-on software development and prototyping; establishing and nurturing a network of external collaborations with Academia and Industry; identifying opportunities for IP development and filing patent applications on new concepts… All the while being the face of change to a wide internal audience of stakeholders within the organization.

In Corporate Research & Technology we drive mid-to long-term innovation in an environment of interdisciplinary competence, creativity and purpose. Here the pace is fast, fun, and inspiring!

What do we offer?

Joining our headquarters in Schaan, Nendeln, or Buchs connects you with a diverse community of over 2,100 colleagues from 70 nationalities in a region where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland intersect. Our employee groups actively support causes like female empowerment and the LGBTQ+ community and offer leisure activities like mountain biking and tennis. We also provide opportunities for community engagement both locally and internationally. Benefits at our headquarters include shared e-bikes, an on-site gym, dining options, learning opportunities, financial guidance, child care, and relocation support.

What you need is:

  • PhD in Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or similar
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Industry/Academia, with demonstrated growth in robotics product development and/or research
  • Proven experience and proficiency in ROS and C/C++ programming is required
  • Technical expertise in multiple of these areas: State Estimation, Control, Path Planning, Obstacle Avoidance, Manipulation, Navigation, Robotics Simulation
  • Strong project management skills; familiarity with modern project management frameworks and tools
  • Good business acumen and strategic mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in spoken and written English. Comfortable with initiating and nurturing new connections in a matrix organization
  • Strong collaborative mindset, capacity to motivate and lead by example

Why should you apply?

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 Hiring manager  Andrea Alessandretti , Team Lead Mechatronics & Robotics Systems or human resources  Chiara Giuranna , Team Lead Talent Acquisition Operations.

*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.group/en

Learn more about life at Hilti Headquarters:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeJPLBszc2A

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.