Test Rig Engineer

Thüringen, Vorarlberg
Reference No: WD-0001256

What's the role?

Are you ready for exciting projects where you can score with your technical know-how? Then strengthen our team! We are looking for a personality who is enthusiastic about fulfilling tasks as test rig engineer (m/f/d) in the field of Direct Fastening based at our plant Thüringen in Austria.

Who is Hilti?

As a company from the Principality of Liechtenstein, we have been developing and supplying state-of-the-art products, technologies, software and services for the construction industry for 80 years now. With our employees worldwide, we create enthusiastic customers every day through our solutions with superior added value. We offer an exciting global working environment where you can develop and grow.

Our plant in Thüringen (AT) stands for highest quality, sophisticated production technologies and trend-setting innovations within the Hilti production network as the lead plant for machining technology and tool assembly. Besides supplying customers with our series products, we support other plants in the production network with our know-how. Additionally, we contribute to the development of tomorrow´s Hilti products on a daily basis.

What does the role involve?

You will coordinate the test rig development and take it to operation during the technology and product development phase of the Business Unit Direct Fastening. You will support the international development team in the elicitation of requirements for test rigs. In addition, your tasks include the entire organization of test rig set-up (design, mechanical production, pneumatic and electrical planning, assembly and commissioning). To round up your tasks, you will deal with the expansion and further development of existing test rigs with a focus on automated data collection and recording.

Hilti has once again been certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S. and Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2020. Being regularly awarded as a "Great Place to Work" and "World's Best Workplaces" shows our unique corporate culture.

What do we offer?

We offer a professional working environment with diverse national and international development opportunities and challenges. We strive to create the conditions for you to further develop your individual potential and complete your tasks in the best possible way. We are eager to learn and open to new ways of thinking and cultures. We rely on heterogeneous teams to inspire customers, achieve our goals and secure the company's success in the long term.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We are convinced that diverse teams are even more creative, innovative and productive. If you have never worked in the construction industry before, then your curiosity should tempt you to apply. Our success is based on teamwork and individual competence - regardless of the personal background of the individual. Your ambition is to become a better version of yourself and your commitment to successfully complete tasks as part of a team – this is what counts!

What you need is:

  • You hold a master’s/doctoral degree in the field of engineering (mechanical engineering, automation, etc.)
  • You have previous work experience in plant construction / procurement and / or PLC programming (LOGO, TIA Portal)
  • Your project management skills as wells as development and testing know-how is an advantage
  • You enjoy working on several projects side by side
  • You are «hands-on» as well as a strategic thinker and have a passion for conceptual work
  • You are well-known for your assertiveness, structured and self-sufficient professional style
  • You are a great team player and have excellent communication skills
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English and German

Impress us with your personality. Send us your letter of motivation and your resume. In a personal interview, we will show you your future working environment and introduce you to the team.
We are looking forward to your application.

We offer a performance-oriented compensation package including diverse social benefits. We pay a market conform salary in line with your qualifications and experience.

“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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