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

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: WD-0003795

What's the role?

We are looking for an engaged 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?

We develop, manufacture and sell cutting-edge products, technology, software and services for the global construction industry. Hilti stands for innovation, quality and direct customer relationships.
From the research of new technologies to the development of market-maturity, innovative system solutions in the field of fastening and fire protection - our products are tested and optimised with the most modern laboratory equipment.
With 30,000 employees in more than 120 countries, we're a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow in 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 developing concepts to examinate and evaluate the product properties of our fire protection products, you proactively support development projects, thereby contributing to their successful implementation.
You work together with the test engineering department in developing the test strategy so they can prepare and conduct internal and external fire tests compliant with relevant standards. You then evaluate the results and derive measures from them.
You negotiate the approval and test strategy as well as the correspondent results with the relevant national and international approval bodies, 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

- In-house fitness area with training courses
- Flexible working arrangements
- DB JobTicket
- Company Bike
- Company pension scheme (employer-financed)
- Subsidy for childcare

Further benefits:
- Support in relocating and finding a flat
- Tax advice

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:

  • University degree (Bachelor or Masters) in mechanical engineering, process/chemical engineering or chemistry
  • At least 3 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 language skills are a plus

Take up the next challenge and start your career with HILTI! We are always looking for employees for a long-term cooperation.
Here you will find current information on how to apply and join HILTI during COVID 19:

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

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