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Senior Project Manager New Ventures (m/f/d)

Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Mainz, RP, 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 Project Manager New Ventures (m/f/d)


Based on the broad market and technology foundation of SCHOTT, our New Venture unit explores innovative business opportunities and drives them from a first evaluation phase to market introduction. To strengthen our global and cross-functional team, we are looking for a Senior Project Manager New Ventures (m/f/d) at our headquarters in Mainz. This position offers an ideal opportunity to turn ideas into a tangible product, and to manage all aspects of starting up a new business!

Your Tasks

  • Support in the worldwide identification of strategic search fields for new SCHOTT business and the analysis of potential markets and applications
  • Planning of medium and long-term international/inter-disciplinary projects
  • Staffing international project teams with internal and external personnel
  • Management of complex projects with budgetary responsibility and methodical and technical guidance of the sub-project/AP managers as well as ensuring the safeguarding of technologies/developments from a contractual, economic and patent law perspective
  • Documentation of project results pursuant to QM regulations
  • 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

  • University degree in a technical/natural science field with a doctorate and additional business training
  • At least 5 years of experience in complex international project and/or product management in industrial or technology companies with Group structures
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, and passion for driving new business ideas
  • Fluent business English
  • Technical personnel management of inter-cultural teams
  • Experience in international cooperation with industry/universities/institutes
  • IPMA project management certification
  • Capacity for international travel as required for operational reasons

Your Benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. 


At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.


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, Mainz Human Resources, Alexandra Bengard, 06131/66-3307


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