Technical Project Manager (m/f/d) Electronics & Drives

Kaufering near Munich
Reference No: 5546

What's the role?

The position is limited for 24 months – a possible permanent contract depends on the business development.
As part of a multi-disciplinary team you work closely with developers and product managers to design and implement innovative solutions to our customers’ needs. You develop novel concepts and drive their optimization until series-production readiness strongly contributing to further differentiate our tools from the competition. You specify system requirements for the drive system, which contains mechanical design, electronics and firmware. You define tests, work packages, and coordinate internal as well as external partners from drive system perspective. You are embedded in an industry-leading global engineering team to which you contribute with your broad system competency, especially in electronic design.

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?

You are the technical leader of the whole drive system in one or more battery driven power tool development projects. You work in the electronics development team and take over the major part in defining the electronic solution, while acting as interface to various internal and external stakeholders/business partners, especially from the software development and mechanical design group. You collectively gather feature requirements and are responsible for building the long-term feature-roadmap of the respective cordless drive platform. Together with the technical experts you transform the feature-roadmap in to technical requirements for the development teams. You also communicate the define roadmap to the business partners and you are responsible for the effective implementation. You are responsible for the timeline of the drive development project and make sure, that your team delivers with a competitive price.

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.

What do we offer?

Our culture of employee and performance orientation guarantees a unique working environment. Many of our employees tell us they felt immediately at home at Hilti, even during their interview.

We will provide you with everything you need to develop and achieve success in your work, including one-to-one coaching and regular feedback. We challenge and promote our employees, and we are both daring and trusting.

We'll offer you plenty of opportunities to get to know our company: Do you want to work abroad? Are you interested in a cross-divisional post within the company, or would you prefer a specialist or management role in the technical segment? At Hilti, you're guaranteed to find an exciting position that meets your personal objectives.

Why should you apply?

You will have a key role in the development of a highly innovative, promising technology within our R&D team that allows you to contribute and further develop both, your engineering expertise and your interpersonal skills.

What you need is:

  • Completed degree in Electrical engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics or equivalent fields
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in designing and implementing electronic hardware
  • Experience designing motor drives is a plus
  • first experience in technical project management or product ownership is favourable
  • Understanding typical embedded systems and platforms
  • Experience with off-shore development (especially Asia) and intercultural collaboration is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and high affinity to drive innovative ideas
  • High personal standard of performance and drive for result
  • Strong communication skills in English, German will be an asset

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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