Senior Design Engineer (Installations)

Reference No: 16358

What's the role?

Are you interested in challenging yourself by working on designs for diverse applications on diverse types of projects across Northern Europe? If yes, then keep reading further.

You will work within the Northern European Design Office carrying out value engineered design on some of the largest design projects across the region. As Hilti is a global company, in this role you will truly work with a global team to provide our customers with the best service.

You will be working together with the engineers in our Head offices, the region, our HQ in Schaan for advance queries and with our colleagues in Rotterdam on our BIM projects. You will also act as a lead engineer in the region for the BIM projects that we win and coordinate with our modellers.

As the senior Engineer in the region, you will also work towards continuous improvement to provide our customers with the best experience. This is through raising the competency in the region and further strengthen our service delivery process in collaboration with the Team Leader and Head of the department.

Who is Hilti?

Unless you work in construction, you probably haven't heard of us. We're a hidden gem.

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the professional construction sector. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us. So are our people.

We regularly win Great Place to Work awards globally and have been on the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK for the past 13 years – we are proud to have been voted #35 in 2019.

Hilti offers the best of both worlds – friendly teams locally and roles across the UK combined with the opportunities only a company of 30,000 people spread across 120 countries can bring.

What does the role involve?

As a Senior Design Engineer, you will be carrying out value engineering design for our Hilti Installation Support systems for various applications.

Our systems can be used on a wide range of applications from the standard Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing support to overhead grid for operation systems, heavy door frames, lift shafts, raise access flooring in data centres, platforms in nuclear power stations to carriages in automotive companies.

As it is a steel structure the use of our system is endless. This means that we get involved with a wide range of projects from schools, hospitals, office building to Rail projects, Datacentres, Pharmaceutical to Nuclear Power stations across our Northern European Region (UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Finland)

Key Responsibilities:
Understand the customers‘ needs and translate this into the most optimised and cost effective solution for them

Lead the cost-cost effectiveness, on time delivery of the technical aspect of the design on the Hilti modular support system

Deliver charged engineering design services
on diverse projects

Support the professional delivery of these Services, the role must show compliance with and where possible, improvement in the associated internal processes

Assist Northern European teams to develop/ improve the competency of our engineers in the delivery of design and BIM services to our customers

Key driver to the growth of the Installation product sales through effective execution of the relevant engineering design services

We have more than 200,000 interactions with our customers every day. It’s how we get to know their businesses, understand their needs and develop the precise products and services that will help them.

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:

*Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
*Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
*6% employer pension contributions
*Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
*33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
*Paid leave to work on charitable projects
*Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
*Hilti branded van with fuel card

Why should you apply?

Anyone motivated and driven to work within a successful Engineering Competency Centre to work on carrying out value engineered design on some of the largest design projects across the region.

What you need is:

  • MSc (or equivalent) in Structural / Mechanical Engineering
  • Project experience working with Engineering Consultancy / Contractor in relevant industry sector
  • Good working knowledge of AutoDesk suite of software (Revit, Navisworks & CAD 2D/3D)
  • Willingness to both take self-responsibility and work well in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to travel when required

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds. If we like what we see, you'll be invited to complete a short video or telephone interview.

If you need any support with your application please contact

Once you're in the formal process, there are three stages – a first interview with an Engineering Manager, a day-in-the-life 'field ride' to give you a real feel for the job and a final interview with the Head of Engineering. We'll also pay your expenses if you have to travel to meet us.

If we don't have a suitable role for you at the moment, we will keep you in our talent pool for the future so your recruitment process might take a bit longer but we'll be sure to stay in touch.

“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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