Development Engineer Advanced Technology Drives - career prospect (m/f/d)

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: WD-0007451

What's the role?

Innovator, Entrepreneur, Leader – alle these are characteristics that you can identify with!
You are passionate about technology development, you want to grow and set yourself ambitious goals. You like to take the unconventional route, think out of the box and want to have an impact on building a sustainable future. You stay positive and self-motivated also when facing challenges and temporary setbacks.
In the last few years, you have been able to gain experience in the field of mechatronic systems, sensors, and control concepts. In addition, you made first leadership experience in managing (smaller) teams or initiatives.
After an intensive onboarding phase, you will take on increasing responsibility and after a few years you will strive for the next career step.
Show us what you are capable of, and in return we will show you what the Hilti world has to offer!

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 pre-development of our own motors, electronics and firmware, to series-maturity - our intelligent mechatronic systems come from our own research and development laboratories.
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?

You will be working in our “Advanced Development Drive” group, where you will drive the development of new, differentiating and cost-effective mechatronic features in an international and interdisciplinary environment.

After an intensive onboarding period you will take on responsibility for the ideation, concept creation, the development (including control design and simulation), the design and programming of prototypes as well as their verification. You will work closely with colleagues from other departments, such as testing, approval and business units, but also with international external development partners.

Apart from these technical tasks, you will take on organizational responsibilities such as the definition of project goals, planning and definition of work packages. You will prepare, present and discuss project results in management and steering meetings, using your strong communication skills. To refine your leadership skills, you will supervise and coach students and cooperate with universities and research institutions.

We will accompany the start of your career. Aside from challenging technical tasks we will support you by coaching and mentoring. This position offers you the opportunity to gain comprehensive insights into our product development processes and experience various development departments. This also gives you the change to develop yourself into a position with management responsibility internationally at Hilti.

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

- Fitness and health benefits
- Flexible working arrangements
- DB JobTicket
- Company Bike
- Company pension scheme (employer-financed)
- Subsidy for childcare
- Summer holiday care for children

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?

You are passionate about research & development and want to grow while making a positive impact on building a sustainable future. You are looking for a cutting-edge environment with exciting technological aspects and perspectives.

What you need is:

  • Above-average degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics or related fields, ideally with PhD
  • First professional experience in developing mechatronic systems in an industrial or academic setting
  • Know-how regarding sensors, algorithms, digital signal processing, rapid control prototyping as well as experience in developing and testing prototypes of mechatronic systems
  • First leadership experience is an advantage, for instance through volunteer work
  • «Global Thinker» with strong skills in strategic thinking as well as strong analytic and conceptual skills
  • Strong team orientation with very good communication skills in an interdisciplinary and international environment
  • Fluent in English language - German language skills are an advantage

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

Should you encounter technical problems during your application, please contact

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