Lead UX Engineer (m/f/d) Measuring

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: WD-0005774

What's the role?

As our Lead UX Engineer (m/f/d) you create visually appealing designs in a complex project environment that enable users to successfully work with Hilti measuring solutions. In doing so, you will translate business and technical requirements into consistent designs and workflows. Your goal is to maximize the usability and experience for our customers.

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.

In our IoT department we develop innovative Embedded Software Solutions, Mobile Apps and Measurement Technologies - through our technologies in application software we take our customers to the next level of their digitalization journey.

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 to strengthen the user-centric culture in the business unit measuring systems. In order to do this, you will define and measure objectives and further professionalize the implementation of user-centred-design processes in the business unit. As the Lead UX Engineer (m/f/d) you will directly work with customers, collect their thoughts and feedback and transform these back to inputs for the development teams. Furthermore, you will conduct UX research, prototyping and design with teams of customers as well as internal and external experts (mobile, embedded software, desktop software, web applications) to create the best solutions for our customers. With your expertise, you will be a strong point of reference, mediator and guide for various stakeholders (marketing, software developers, product owners, corporate identity, mechanical engineers, external vendors, UI designers). You will report directly to the head of software development.

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
- Fitness and health offers
- Flexible working arrangements
- 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?

With the user at the center of our efforts, we look for dedicated and highly skilled employees from diverse backgrounds. We believe that diverse teams are more creative, innovative and productive. Teamwork and expertise are key success factors for us. Our international team constantly strives to combine inspiring solutions with economic efficiency. With creativity and enthusiasm for actual customer benefits, this results in the most powerful products and services in tangible Hilti quality day after day!

What you need is:

  • Relevant University degree with a focus on HCI, ergonomics and human factors or comparable disciplines
  • Profound knowledge of UX research and design tools (e.g. context and task analysis, requirement analysis, interaction design, prototyping, iterative usability testing, satisfaction measurement)
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in business-to-business UX-related areas
  • Ability to craft UI components (e.g. icons, …) is beneficial
  • High interest in the planning and construction industry
  • Ability for interdisciplinary teamwork and communication
  • A strong, cooperative and persuasive personality with a pragmatic work approach
  • Fluent in English and German. Further languages are beneficial

Take up the next challenge and start your career with HILTI! We are always looking for employees for a long-term cooperation.

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 Vivien Wildt I Human Resources

Should you encounter technical problems during your application, please contact mycareer-techsupport@hilti.com.

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