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Sr. R&D Engineer/Expert *

Date: Jun 2, 2021

Location: Suzhou, CN

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 16,000 employees in around 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


Sr. R&D Engineer/Expert **


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 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 innovative solutions made of special glass and glass ceramic, is a leading global supplier in the home appliance- and consumer electronics industry. CERAN® glass-ceramic panels for cooktops are one of SCHOTT’s great success stories. Numerous processing technologies, materials, components and modules allow solutions for a wide range of applications – in the areas of cooking, baking, heating and also safety, which includes fire protection as well as cover- and ultra-thin glass for mobile devices and innovations in the area of diagnostics.

Your Tasks

  • Development Planning
    • Specifies single tasks resulting from research assignments. Plans therefore required costs under consideration of required external work; internal laboratory work, tests, pilot production etc.
  • Research
    • Develops solutions and new product opportunities concentrating on post processing, esp. photolithography, laser processing, and metallization of glass and glass ceramic materials with involvement and application of sound knowledge in the following subject areas: like consumer electronics and semiconductors .
  • Technology Market
    • Monitors and understands deeply the technology trends and advancement in the technology field of advanced processing of glasses and glass ceramics.
  • Contacts
    • Initiates and maintains contact with internal and external customers, academic research institutes, and universities in order to learn about the latest research findings relevant advanced processing developments of glasses and glass ceramics.
  • Knowledge Maintenance and Documentation
    • Gathers information for the further development of own tasks through relevant technical and patent literature, conferences and customer contacts.
  • Company policy
    • Follows strictly company policy including EHS, equipment maintenance, lab 5s and compliance and takes personal responsibility based on the department guideline.
  • Performs other duties assigned

Your Profile

  • PhD. (preferred) or Master (with 2 to 5 years working experience) in Material Science, Optics, Solid State Physics or Mechanics, overseas experience preferred
    • 材料科学,光学,固态物理学或工程学博士(优先考虑)或硕士(至少两年以上工作经验),有海外工作经验者优先考虑

  • Working experience on the processing or structuring of glass or other inorganic materials by utilizing photolithography or laser methods. Experience or knowledge on metallization is preferred. Deep understanding on the optics-materials interactions, and knowledge on glass materials, processing and applications.
    • 在采用光刻或者激光对玻璃或者其它无机非金属材料方面进行加工有以往的工作经验。优先考虑同时具有材料金属化方面的经验或者知识。深入理解光和材料的相互作用,并且具备玻璃的基础知识,了解其加工和应用。

  • Deep understanding on performance of materials and the related testing methods
    • 对于材料的各种表征及相关测试方法有深刻了解

  • Effective interpersonal communication and presentation skills
    • 有效的人际交流和表述能力

  • Problem solving capability in a dynamic environment
    • 动态环境下的问题解决能力

  • Self-motivated with good organization skills
    • 积极主动,良好的组织能力

  • Fluent in English and Chinese, with both written and oral communication skills.
    • 良好的中英文书面和口语表达能力

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 celebrate 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.


As a company, we always look for talented and energetic people to join SCHOTT. Who knows better how it feels to work for SCHOTT than our employees? The SCHOTT Employee Referral Program is designed to encourage SCHOTT employees to introduce someone from their professional network to SCHOTT.


SCHOTT Glass Technologies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., Suzhou Human Resources, Wendy Wang, +8651268076778

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

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