R&D Engineer Cell Technology for Li-Ion Batteries (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan

Job reference: WD-0014764
What's the role?
We are looking for an ambitious engineer who would like to be a part of our interdisciplinary research and technology team to work on the next generation of high-power battery technologies. With your broad understanding in battery technology you will evaluate and asses new technologies and contribute to develop the next generation of high-power battery solutions. With your broad understanding in battery technology you will work in various projects to demonstrate feasibility of new ideas and further develop technologies towards implementation for our applications.
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 industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.
What does the role involve?
In this position, you are responsible for scouting and evaluating innovative cell technologies for our battery-powered systems. You will maintain and grow a diverse partner network and work together with our partners to improve our understanding and to drive selected technologies to the proof-of-concept level.
In addition, you support in developing our technology roadmap in strong alignment with your colleagues in research and development.
Leading your own projects as well as internal consulting and supporting our development department through your expertise in battery technology are also part of your tasks.
As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will work closely together with your colleagues from research and product development to improve our cordless systems.
Based on your experience in battery and cell technology, you deliver valuable contributions to the fields of battery management, operating strategies, system design and battery modelling and simulation. You have the unique opportunity to get in close contact with all aspects of battery technology, starting at basic cell technology topics, up to system topics on pack and charger level.
This is the cutting edge of corporate innovation, where the pace is fast, fun, energetic and inspiring.
What do we offer?
You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive and supportive culture. Bring your own perspective and achieve results together with others.
Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey: global or local, cross-functional or as a specialist. If you’re willing to go the extra mile, there is no limit to what you can achieve.
Relish the views from our modern and state-of-the art offices. Enjoy a variety of healthy foods from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.
For the full range of benefits, take a look at https://careers.hilti.group/en/where-we-are/schaan-liechtenstein/
Why should you apply?
Do you like working in an interdisciplinary and multi-national team? Are you passionate dealing with new technologies and drive them further to bring it into real-world applications?
Then this is your chance: Look forward to experiencing an innovative and dynamic working atmosphere between research and product development.
What you need is:
  • Master’s Degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a similar Engineering discipline
  • A PhD in a battery relevant field and working experience in industrial projects, or at least 5 years of relevant working experience in an industrial environment
  • A high level of expertise in Li-Ion cell technology (testing, characterization, modeling, cell assembly)
  • Experience in electrochemical simulations and working at a glove box
  • Very good networking, team and communication skills in an international environment
  • Curiosity, ambition and a high level of goal orientation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and willingness to travel abroad
Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Michael Dippon (LinkedIn), Team Lead Battery Research & Technology

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

Learn more about us: https://careers.hilti.group/en
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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.
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