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Engineering Leadership Development Program

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  • The ideal candidate for this Engineering Leadership Development Program should have a master's degree or PhD in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, along with at least three months of professional experience. They should be mature, assertive, and flexible, with strong communication and social skills. Additionally, they should be globally-minded, interested in general management topics, and have fluency in English, as well as a second language if possible. Experience working or studying abroad and a clean manual driver's license in Ireland/EU are also preferred.
  • The candidate will be immersed in various roles, including B2B direct sales, regional marketing projects, and global project management, providing exposure to senior management and opportunities for career development in engineering, product development, and technical marketing.
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Graduate Job



  • Hilti Engineering Leadership Development Program is a management development program like no other, with international exposure and real responsibility from day one.
  • We’re seeking civil, structural or mechanical engineering graduates with commercial acumen and an interest in an international career. You will have the opportunity to work on some of the Ireland’s largest construction projects whilst at the same time receiving world-class training and development to take your career to the next level. As you perform and develop, we will provide the coaching you need to step into a leadership role within Hilti.


  • You’re currently studying a master’s degree or PhD or you've recently graduated. Your Masters degree is likely to be in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • You’ve spent at least three months, and up to two years, in a professional environment, like an internship, part - time work, or have just started your career and want an opportunity where your progress will be adequate to your performance.
  • You’re mature and assertive, curious and committed. You’re a flexible team player with good communication and social skills.
  • You’re a global thinker, interested in general management topics, keen for intercultural experiences and opportunities working abroad.
  • 2nd language desirable – fluency in English is essential.
  • Gained international experience during your work or studies abroad.
  • You have a full clean manual drivers’ licence for Ireland / EU.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Hilti Engineering Leadership Development Program is two-year program, where you’ll step out from narrow expert career and will be involved in exciting projects, with lots of exposure to senior management.
  • The program is split into three main stages of work:
  • 12 months exploring the Hilti core business in B2B direct sales role of Account manager or Field engineer in Ireland.
  • 6 months on a Regional Marketing Project at your local or regional headquarters. On this business development project, you will leverage your technical background and sales experience.
  • 6 months on a Global Project our head office in Schaan (Liechtenstein). You will get global insights at one of our business units heading development and management of individual product lines globally.
  • Once you land in the business after the initial two years your development accelerates – there are opportunities across engineering management, product development and technical marketing, as well as a chance to work abroad if that’s of interest. From there, you will follow your interests to build your career across sales, marketing or engineering, with a defined path to a director role.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Mar 1, 2024




  • Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
  • Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
  • Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
  • Company vehicle
  • Paid leave to work on charitable projects.
  • A comprehensive learning journey with international teamwork and trainings