Senior Development Engineer

2821 Lanzenkirchen, Wien
Reference No: 13362

What's the role?

As Senior Development Engineer you will have the opportunity to bring innovation and introduce new products and product platforms to the Hilti Installation Systems portfolio. Achieving that by defining and leading product development projects. You are accountable for managing development resources and costs within the projects you are responsible for.

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 29,000 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. Our location in Lanzenkirchen near Vienna is Hilti´s competence center for ventilated façade systems and piping application solutions.

What does the role involve?

Develop new product- or manufacturing technology in coordination with corporate research, external institute or external suppliers. You evaluate design inputs in coordination with Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality and Supply departments. You define technical boundary conditions (Product System Vision & Solution) and ensure that design intent is correctly translated into final product. You provide technical leadership to the risk management process and create reports including ‘failure mode and effects analysis’ (FMEA). You work closely with supplier and quality engineers to ensure product specification is correctly translated into final product. You plan and coordinate qualification tests and evaluation of the technical data. Responsible to coordinate internal and external development resources and / or institutes within the project, ensure IP clearance and support knowledge enhancement of development department.

80% of our management positions are filled with internal candidates. It´s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people.

What do we offer?

Our site Lanzenkirchen, based in the south of Vienna is Hilti´s Competence Center for Ventilated Façade and Installation Systems for Pipe rings and Heavy modular systems. As part of our Business Unit Installation we provide product development, supply, marketing and engineering. Our highly motivated international team works together with colleagues from all over the world in an entrepreneurial environment to bring innovative new products to the market.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all of the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.

If you enjoy collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in different functions around the world, you have solid experience in applying technical project management methodologies and you are a dynamic and flexible person with high learning agility, we're happy to receive your application.

What you need is:

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or comparable discipline.
  • Extensive experience in product development & CAD.
  • Outstanding project lead skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English (mandatory) and German (advantage).
  • Highly committed personality with excellent understanding of the product development processes & methodologies.
  • Experience in coordinating qualification tests.
  • Experience in writing and approving of technical documentation such as technical drawings, product specification, engineering reports etc.
  • Experience in manufacturing technologies and in cooperation’s with suppliers (Injection molding, stamping, roll forming, welding etc.)

The yearly salary for this fulltime position states a minimum of 54.000 Euro. This position is subject to the collective agreement for employees in metal trade, employment group 5. We are willing to negotiate and offer an attractive performance-oriented remuneration package above the minimum salary based on your excellent skills and know-how. Additionally we offer a wide range of benefits like flexible working times, team and company events, additional pension plan, up-to-date work equipment, accident insurance, development plan etc.

Are you interested? Please send us your motivation letter, your CV and your preferred entry date via our online job portal For details, please visit our website We are looking forward to receiving your application!

“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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