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Project Manager

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: St. Gallen, SG, CH

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


What’s your next milestone?

Project Manager


Because human health matters. We design solutions to ensure medicines are safe and easy to use for people around the world. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer. We think customers, users and patients first. We think people! We are Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems.


You want to be part of the most innovative pioneer of pharma packaging?
You want to be part of an open-minded, flexible and inspiring industry team?
You want to develop your potential to the next level?

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.

Our Business Unit Lighting and Imaging offers challenging lighting and image transmission solutions for applications in the markets of automotive, aviation, medical devices, as well as industrial and safety engineering. With production units in Europe, North-America and the worldwide SCHOTT sales organization Lighting and Imaging is a leading supplier for fiber optic components.

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.

SCHOTT Flat Glass meets the high requirements in creating aesthetic and individual glass solutions for household appliances, kitchen and living. With decades of know-how in glass processing and customized solutions, SCHOTT Flat Glass is the preferred partner in the household appliance industry. Cross linked production sites all over the world enable us to be a flexible and secure partner offering products complying with international standards.

Our Business Unit Home Tech with its unique and innovative solutions made of glass ceramic and borosilicate glass, is a leading global supplier in the home appliance industry and many others. CERAN® glass-ceramic panels for cooktops are one of SCHOTT’s great success stories. But glass-ceramic cooking surfaces are only one of our many brands in our portfolio. Numerous processing technologies, materials, components and modules allow individual solutions with applications in the areas of cooking, baking and safety, which includes fire protection.

SCHOTT Tubing offers tailor-made products & services for international growth markets such as pharmaceuticals, industrial and environmental technology as well as electronics. With a production capacity of more than 140,000 tons and production sites in Europe, South America and Asia, SCHOTT Tubing is one of the leading manufacturers of glass tubing worldwide. Innovative services such as the eCommerce ordering systemor Scientific Services round out our spectrum of services.

Your Tasks

As Project Manager Product Development you are our innovation driver.


You drive complex innovation and customer specific projects from idea all the way to market launch by leading cross-functional project teams. You secure the intellectual property of new technologies and align with the business unit on project contractual and financial conditions. You are responsible for project planning and execution and ensure that the project fulfils its scope and meets quality, delivery and cost targets. You ensure effective collaboration between project team members as well as internal and external stakeholders. You guide the project teams through the stage gate process and ensure successful milestone preparation. You identify project risks and present project status to upper management and steering committee.

Your Profile

  • Idea Generation: Provides recommendations for future projects (“Road-Map” projects in central Research and Development in the area of XYZ submitted by Head of BU or SBFs, pls fill in).
  • Project Planning: Forms project team. Prepares detail planning with regard to project schedule (defines project phases and milestones) and agrees upon with management committee and customer. Plans and monitors project budget.
  • Project Execution: Delegates and coordinates tasks and leads sub projects leaders and work package leaders methodically and as necessary with regard to content. Executes, monitors and tracks project relevant activities. Executes time and result oriented progress controls. Represents the project to the management committee. Decides on necessity of external resources or partners, conducts negotiations for an appropriate execution of tasks in due time. Ensures contract-relating as well as economic- and patent-protected issues of technologies/developments during the projects. Leads projects in accordance with SCHOTT guidelines and ensures compliance of the project goal regarding time, costs and quality on the basis of QM specifications. Prepares and presents the results, documents project results in accordance with QM specifications.
  • Project Control: Documents project progress, presents results. Informs management committee or line manager regarding project progress.
  • Legal Regulations (only for technical projects)
    Implements the regulations of work and environmental protection systems regarding his/her area of responsibility. Monitors the compliance of legal and internal regulations regarding work safety, accident prevention, environmental protection and material compliance.

Your Benefits

At SCHOTT, you will join our journey towards growth in cross-functional teams. We offer you a career with a variety of interesting topics and a lot of freedom for creativity in a cooperative working environment. We need you and your innovative ideas to continue with our unsurpassed quality, safety and reliability. We are agile and inspiring, yet focused. We successfully execute on all levels.


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 Schweiz AG, Human Resources, Marjon Kundert


SCHOTT Schweiz AG, St. Gallen Human Resources, Marjon Kundert, +41712740883


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