Career explorer

At Hilti we have created an environment in which anyone who wants to continuously learn, challenge and be challenged, thrives. Here you can have an incredibly varied career, where you can create your own opportunity, where we set no limits to what you can achieve.

 

We want to share with you some of our team’s careers and the opportunities that they have created. Simply select the three options below to take a glimpse into the future with us.

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These Hilti employees match your selections exactly. They share the same career level, department and key characteristic.

Andreas

Engineering and Product Development
Liechtenstein (Headquarters)
Mechanical Engineering (PhD)
I love working with young people and showing them how to grow in an industrial environment. Corporate research is especially exciting because it’s an opportunity to bring the latest technology into the organisation, like a kind of incubator, and that is exciting and pure fun.

Career history at Hilti

2005
Head of Corporate Research & Technology
Engineering - R&D
Schaan, Liechtenstein
2001
Head of Business Unit Power Tools
Schaan, Liechtenstein
1998
Head of Development Business Unit Diamond
Engineering - R&D
Kaufering, Germany
1996
Project Manager Global Manufacturing
Schaan, Liechtenstein
1995
Group Manager Manufacturing Technolgies
Schaan, Liechtenstein
1993
Project Manager Strategic Projects
Schaan, Liechtenstein

Profile summary

I joined Hilti in 1993 on a really exciting project to plan and launch our first plant in China. I then moved into manufacturing technologies, joint a business unit as head of development for diamond systems and got also the opportunity to take responsibility for one or our businesses as business unit head. I did this for a few years and, since then, I’ve been responsible for corporate research and technology, which by the way is the most fantastic job at Hilti!

We have an informal open office space, where I can see 80% of my team right from my desk. It makes it easy to chat about projects and ideas when things are fresh in the moment. We also have regular meetings where we assess new ideas and hopefully mature them to feature on the next roadmap for a research project.

Our creativity comes from our people, so we try to hire people with a special profile. People who are curious, who want to explore and contribute.

Natalie

Engineering and Product Development
Germany
International Economics & Information & Communication
Since my first day at Hilti, I’ve been amazed by the people who work here. Everybody is willing to help and support each other. Everybody is so knowledgeable and passionate about what they’re doing. Teamwork and commitment are not empty words at Hilti. They’re what we all passionately live – every single working day.

Career history at Hilti

2018
Head of Fastening and Protection
Kaufering, Germany
2014
Head of Project Management
Marketing
Kaufering, Germany
2010
Project Manager
Marketing
Schaan, Liechtenstein & Kaufering, Germany
2008
Product Manager
Marketing
Schaan, Liechteinstein

Profile summary

I joined Hilti as a product manager for mechanical anchors in our head office in Liechtenstein. While working on a development project for new screw anchors, I discovered my passion and talent for project management. And, although I have no technical background whatsoever, I was given the opportunity to move into project management.
 
Two years later, I was chosen to be part of Impact+, an international, cross-functional leadership program for young talent at Hilti. The program was a real inspiration for me. Over the course of nine months, we were 16 ambitious and creative young managers, from all parts of the world, working together to solve real problems for the company.
 
Shortly after completing Impact+, I was promoted to head of project management in Kaufering. I’m now also responsible for business development of fire protection in the energy and industry segments, leading a diverse team of project managers, business developers and technical specialists. Added to that, I’m part of our business unit’s management team, which means I’m actively involved in the strategy and important business decisions that shape our future.
 
When I started my job as product manager nine years ago, I never imagined the career path I’ve followed. But this is what I love so much about Hilti: our personal development process gives you the opportunity to discover your true talents. Together with your management team, you can define the best way for you and the company to make use of those talents. This might lead you down unexpected paths. Personally, I’ve loved every single step I’ve taken so far.  

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