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Senior Manager Business Development & Strategic Marketing ZERODUR (m/f/d)

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Mainz, DE

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Senior Manager Business Development & Strategic Marketing ZERODUR (m/f/d)

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.


Do you want to drive technologies beyond today’s limits?


The extremely low thermal expansion glass ceramic ZERODUR® is the key enabler in high technology application such as IC-Lithography, Flat Panel Display Lithography, Aviation, Precision Metrology, Astronomy and Space Optics. Our team, constantly challenged by customers, continuously improves ZERODUR® processes and properties following market and industry roadmaps.


Do you want to join our team as Product Manager?


Your Tasks

  • Defining and implementing product strategy in alignment with overall Strategic Business Field strategy incl. definition of “Marketing-Mix” (Price, Position, Promotion, Sales/Distribution)
  • Ensuring state of the art product portfolio (product life cycle management)
  • Monitoring (financial) performance of product portfolio and initiation of countermeasures
  • Performing continued monitoring of product related markets, competitors and industry
  • Collecting new product ideas for the market segments and considering product relevant market trends
  • Identifying and evaluating new business opportunities
  • Defining market launch plans
  • Determining pricing of new products
  • Application support for Sales team including participation at exhibitions and trade fairs
  • Participation in industrial and related scientific conferences incl. publication of scientific contributions

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in Physics or a related science discipline, PhD would be preferable
  • Min. 5 years practical experience in project management, product management, engineering and/ or in the handling of high engineered content products
  • Experiences in working with international customers
  • Willingness to travel internationally (20-30%)
  • Fluent German and English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Experiences in MS Office

Your Benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. We offer you a career with variety and creative freedom in a cooperative work environment. Your innovative ideas are the foundation for our success as a leading technology group.


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, Ellen Krill


SCHOTT AG, Mainz Human Resources, Ellen Krill, +49 (0)6131/66 2170

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