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Electrical Engineer for innovative power tools

Hilti Liechtenstein

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Electrical Engineer for innovative power tools

Electrical Engineer for innovative power tools

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 654
What's the role?

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be responsible for developing innovative high power drives and the associated electronics for power tools. You will be driving the development of novel concepts and drive their optimization until series-production readiness. Within this role you will be strongly contributing to further differentiate our tools from our competition.

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 sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 24,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As part our research development unit, at our headquarters, you will be working in a newly founded cross-functional team. The main objective of the team is to implement highly innovative products for the construction industry. You will have a key role in the design of the drive and the electronics of our future high energy power tools. During the development of this new technology you will cooperate with leading experts and suppliers in the field. As part of this role you will be involved in real-life customer tests conducted on jobsites across several countries worldwide. At a later stage you will optimize and provide improvement to the newly developed products in terms of performance, manufacturability and robustness in collaboration with simulation, production and testing experts.

This is the cutting edge of corporate innovation, where the pace is fast, fun, energetic and inspiring.
What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after. We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally. Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

You will have a key role in the development of a highly innovative, promising technology within our R&D team that allows you to contribute and further develop both, your engineering expertise and your interpersonal skills.

What you need is:
  • University master degree in electrical engineering or similar
  • 2-4 years’ work experience within an industrial setting
  • Strong knowledge in designing high power drives and electronics
  • Affinity with high-current pulsed systems and linear drives would be considered an advantage
  • Passion for developing innovative solutions as part of an interdisciplinary, cross-functional team
  • High personal standard of performance and drive for result
  • Strong communication skills in English, German would be considered an asset