Technical Project Manager (m/f/d) in the area of fire protection

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: 10904

What's the role?

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated team player (m/f/d) for product development projects in the area of fire protection. As a Technical Project Manager, you will be responsible for the development of technologies and the development of new fire stopping products that meet our customers' requirements. This requires an intrinsic desire to solve problems and develop creative product solutions. Passive fire protection systems are a clever combination of chemical and mechanical elements resulting in a synergy and increased performance. An inter-disciplinary approach together with a project team working closely with production and suppliers inspire and encourage you.

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 28,000 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?

The focus of your work is upon the development and formulation of technically complex chemical fire stopping products. In this context, you will be responsible for the planning, execution, evaluation and documentation of the corresponding experiments in laboratory and pilot plant scale. You will support the testing of developed prototypes through to their transfer to production scale. As part of extensive development projects, as Project Manager (m/f/d), you will need to coordinate all the interfaces involved, and will be responsible for planning (resources, costs and deadlines) as well as the execution and coordination of dedicated project tasks. You will also be responsible for creating and coordinating target specifications and final product specifications, test and simulation plans, as well as the conducting of quality tests.

Last year alone, we introduced 40 new products, services and software solutions to the global construction market.

What do we offer?

We attach great importance to a good work-life-balance for our employees. That is why Hilti Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH offers a comprehensive and individual benefits package:

- Flat hierarchies and career opportunities
- Company pension (employer-financed)
- Flexible working arrangements and teleworking
- Individual career and development opportunities
- Employee share in company success

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:

  • PhD in chemistry (organic chemistry, polymer chemistry)
  • Minimum 2 years' professional experience in the area of chemical product development (e.g. fire stopping products) or a comparable field (adhesives, coatings etc.)
  • Experience in production technologies, forming processes or process optimization would be an advantage
  • Ideally some experience in the management of development projects
  • Interdisciplinary leadership competence combined with superior analytical and strategic skills and a high affinity for practical activities
  • Good communication skills in an international environment, tenacity and target orientation
  • Excellent command of English

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 Klocker 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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