SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. With more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise we offer a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.

Your Contribution

  • Identification of strategic search fields for new SCHOTT business opportunities, and analysis of potential markets and applications
  • Team leader incl. budget responsibility in complex, international new business projects with demanding technological concepts
  • Conceptual development (business / sales / implementation models) for selected applications
  • Drafting of purposeful business plans for subsequent decision-making and operative implementation
  • Proactive cooperation with internal functional units, potential customers and external partners
  • Transfer of business ideas into the business units, and support in the development of strategies and concepts for the marketing and sales of new products

Your Profile

  • Excellent honors degree in business management/science or business administration and engineering, preferably with PhD, alternatively University degree in a technical/natural science field with a doctorate and additional business training with proven business track record
  • Several years of international experience in business/new business development department of a technology company or renowned business consultancy firm with strong technological focus
  • Excellent capability of translating technology into business
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Entrepreneurial approach with strong commitment to teamwork
  • Comprehensive experience in the compilation, evaluation and interpretation of market analyses
  • Experience in the monitoring of markets/competitors and identification of necessary actions
  • Knowledge of the technological trends in markets that are relevant to SCHOTT and identification of innovative product ideas and business areas
  • Proven track record of successful cooperation in international projects as a member of a cross-functional teams, ideally project management experience
  • Fluent business English (written and spoken), knowledge of other languages and willingness to travel abroad.
  • Ideally experience in Semiconductor, Microelectronics or MedTech applications, materials and value chains

Your Benefits

SCHOTT’s openness to promote your further development is just as great as our additional benefits. Ranging from active health management via flexible working hours and hybrid work all the way to corporate pension plans: everything geared to suit your goals and needs. Discover a special corporate culture where everyone has the opportunity to develop their entire potential.

At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize equity, diversity, and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees are the precondition for the success of our company.

Please feel free to contact us

You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application: SCHOTT AG, Human Resources, Heike Haertling

*At SCHOTT, it’s your personality that counts – not your gender, your identity, or origin.