Trainee Manager Embedded Software (m/f/d)

Hilti Corporation

What's the role?

With several years of experience as well as first experience in leading teams, the keywords "challenge and encourage" are integrated in your daily leadership routine and your strength lies in working with people - through your empathy you win and convince others and enjoy developing a team to the next level.
The trainee duration is between 1 and 2 years, during which you will be rotating among key strategic positions in the embedded SW and mechatronics area within the Power Tool Drives division, contributing to the development of several Hilti flagship products, such as breakers and screw drivers. The goal is to fast-track your career towards a managerial position via intensive coaching and on-the-job training. After the forming period, you will be ready for the next step as Group Manager/Team Leader (m/f/d) and lead an international embedded SW team.

Who is Hilti?

We develop, manufacture and sell cutting-edge products, technology, software and services for the global construction industry. Hilti stands for innovation, quality and direct customer relationships.
From the pre-development of our own motors, electronics and firmware, to series-maturity - our intelligent mechatronic systems come from our own research and development laboratories.
With 30,000 employees in more than 120 countries, we're a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow in your career.

What does the role involve?

During the trainee period, you will broaden your expertise in embedded SW, mechatronics, and System Engineering for Power Tools, using state-of-the-art technologies especially regarding electric motors and batteries. You will lead projects and continuous improvement initiatives and shape the innovation roadmap. You will motivate your team members with your own enthusiasm, delegating tasks and actively contributing to the achievement of common goals. You with coordinate both internal and external resources, being the main interface to various stakeholders.
In everything you do, you always keep the Hilti values in mind: integrity, courage, teamwork, and commitment.
We will foster your career at Hilti in a fast-paced, state-of-the-art working environment through intensive coaching from your personal mentor. From the very beginning you will be optimally prepared for an international management position.

We attach great importance to professional development: around 80% of management positions are filled with internal candidates.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we ́ll support you in shaping your individual career path.
In addition, we offer you innovative and personalized Benefits, such as

  • Flat hierarchies
  • Internal mentoring program
  • In-house fitness area with training courses
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • DB JobTicket
  • Company pension scheme (employer-financed)
  • Subsidy for childcare
    Further benefits:
  • Support in relocating and finding a flat
  • Tax advice
    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.

What you need is:

  • Completed university degree (Master) in engineering, computer science, mechatronics, or related fields. MBA degree is an advantage
  • At least 7 years of professional experience, ideally first experience in leading teams
  • Technical experience in software and agile development processes
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, presentation and stakeholder management skills
  • Structured organizational management and talent for multi-tasking
  • Hands-on and proactive mindset
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on schedule, on time and on budget
  • Excellent knowledge of English, German is an advantage

Why should you apply?

We look forward to your thirst for knowledge and your courage to tackle new challenges. You are passionate about people development and technology advancement in embedded systems and mechatronics, want to grow and at the same time have a positive influence on building a sustainable future. You enjoy supporting and developing your team members as well as working in an exciting and future-oriented growth area with challenging tasks and interesting development opportunities.

Take up the next challenge and start your career with HILTI! We are always looking for employees for a long-term cooperation.
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.