Approval Manager/Engineer for fire protection products with development perspectives (m/f/d)

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: 14269

What's the role?

We are looking for a committed and experienced approval manager/engineer (m/f/d) for our product development projects in the field of fire protection.
Your independent way of working enables you to inspire your environment and put forward new solutions. Your ambition is to advance your career quickly and to assume a leadership position within a few years.

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 29,000 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?

In this role, you are responsible for coordinating product validation strategies based on the relevant testing and approval standards. By examining and evaluating the product properties of our fire protection products, you proactively support development projects, thereby contributing to their successful implementation.

You prepare and conduct internal and external fire tests, evaluate the results and derive measures from them.
You make the required evidence for a smooth approval process available and provide customer-oriented information.

This position is a development position. It offers you tasks that give you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities and grow professionally within the space of a few years.

We attach great importance to professional development: around 80% of management positions are filled with internal candidates.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we´ll support you in shaping your individual career path.
In addition, we offer you innovative and personalized Benefits, such as

- Flat hierarchies
- Internal mentoring program
- In-house fitness area with training courses
- Flexible working arrangements
- Company pension scheme (employer-financed)
- Subsidy for childcare

Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

Why should you apply?

The mission statement of the business unit fire protection is “Save lifes, protect assets and improve building performance”. You have the chance to make a major contribution through driving innovation in passive firestop systems.

What you need is:

  • Completed degree or similar educational background with training as a technician in the field of construction
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the application of test and approval standards, ideally in the field of fire protection
  • High affinity for practical/manual activities coupled with strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Enjoyment in working independently and a strong target focus
  • Team player with excellent communication skills in an interdisciplinary and international environment
  • Willingness to travel, German is a plus

During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.

Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons.

Contact: Hilti Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH I Miriam Fries I Human Resources

Should you encounter technical problems during your application, please contact

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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