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Technology Development Engineer

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Sweetwater, TN, US

Company: SCHOTT AG

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


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Technology Development Engineer


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.


Your Tasks

  • Planning: Plans, manages and monitors projects for new coating processes. Ensures the implementation of new requirements regarding material selection and process control. Monitors test series, which are required for problem solving, ensures their proper and timely execution.
  • Process Development: Plans and conducts experiments including basic research for development of new and improved coating processes under adherence of regulations and laws (environment, occupational safety and similar). Documents experiment results in form of reports, prepares documents for illustration of various topics. Prepares production line concepts and initiates in cooperation with external and internal partners the construction and production of appropriate production line. Conducts a continuous technology scouting in the field of “coating process”. Supports new product development projects with the technological expertise and the development of new processes for new products.
  • Patents: Participates in the process of securing work results by patents by supporting in the preparation and implementation of topic and project related patent strategy.
  • Rationalization and Improvement of production engineering and processes: Participates in the examination of production technologies and processes focusing on rationalization and improvement possibilities in respect of consequences to product features and recommends measures.

Your Profile

  • Engineer (process engineering, materials engineering, machine construction) or equivalent education
  • 2-3 years in development of processes, products, machines and production lines
  • Good command of English language, Six Sigma, MS Office 

Your Benefits

SCHOTT offers health management and well-being programs which address individual needs of employees and their families. By participating in global and customized training programs, SCHOTT supports your development in a cooperative and dynamic work environment. We work collaboratively with you to develop a rewarding and challenging career path and look forward to grow with you through our successes. At SCHOTT, you will be able to expand your skillset in a cooperative and dynamic work environment. In addition to developing your careers, we offer you a competitive total compensation package. 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. We support your professional growth through systematic personnel development. We work together to design your personal career path without losing focus on the balance between work and family, your health and well-being and flexible work schedules. We offer you comprehensive health management and well-being programs and the opportunity to balance family and work. We offer collaborative and systematic personnel development. You will work with us to design your individual career path and continuously develop your skillset. On the other hand, we compensate you for your contributions through competitive compensation packages and by sharing in the company's success. Your innovative spirit is a key driver for SCHOTT.


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 Gemtron Corporation, Human Resources


SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation, Sweetwater Human Resources

*profile matters – gender doesn´t


SCHOTT North America, Inc. and SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation are both Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

SCHOTT’s inclusion philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment is prohibited.

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