R&D Engineer Battery Technology (m/f/d)

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: WD-0007597

What's the role?

As part of our interdisciplinary battery research team, you will work closely with your colleagues from the research department and from product development. You will create the basis for the next generation of high-performance battery solutions and thus contribute to continuously improving out cordless systems.
Leveraging your substantial knowledge in battery technology and your excellent business understanding, you will drive projects to demonstrate feasibility of technologies and new ideas. You will further improve technologies for our applications and make them ready for implementation in our products. Key to your success in this role is, to have a thorough understanding of both the underlying cell technology and the overall electrical system and drivetrain, and to leverage this broad basis to drive innovative system solutions

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 construction, simulation and design of the products, to the production of our own prototypes, to system testing and certification of our power tools - our innovation comes 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?

In this challenging position, you will work at the interface between cell technology and battery development to apply new technologies and research findings to our battery applications. You will be responsible for evaluating and further developing various technologies for our battery-powered systems. You will get the opportunity to lead your own research and development projects in close collaboration with our internal and external partners.

In addition, you will contribute to crafting our research and technology agenda for the years to come. Based on your experience in battery and cell technology, you will shape our future and contribute to our overall success in the areas of battery management, operating strategies, system design, and battery modeling and simulation. You will have the unique opportunity to participate in all stages of battery technology development at Hilti
Internal consulting and support of the development department through your expertise in battery technology are also part of your tasks.

The position advertised is a development position. The tasks described above will provide you with opportunities to demonstrate and develop your skills. A next possible planned step may be a management or expert career.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

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 offers
- Flexible working arrangements
- DB JobTicket
- Subsidised 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?

Do you like working in an interdisciplinary and multi-national team? Are you passionate dealing with new technologies and shaping our technology roadmap to enable innovation and differentiation in our products to come? Then this is your chance: Look forward to experiencing an innovative and dynamic working atmosphere between research and product development. Become a part of our team to drive innovation in the dynamic field of battery technology.

What you need is:

  • Completed degree (Diploma, Master) in electrical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in the field of battery technology, or a PhD/Doctorate and 3 years of working experience
  • Work experience in an industrial environment is a must
  • Fist experience in leading divers (project-) teams is preferred
  • Experience in Li-ion battery technology (testing, modeling, operating strategies, battery management systems)
  • Good understanding of state-of-the-art battery technology (industrial cell types) and its use in electrical systems (battery system design, drive chain, charger, thermal management)
  • Enthusiasm for creative, interdisciplinary teamwork and independent work
  • Curiosity, ambition, and a high degree of goal orientation
  • Excellent knowledge of English, knowledge of German preferred

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: https://careers.hilti.de/de-de/covid.

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 mycareer-techsupport@hilti.com.

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