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Senior Manager (m/f) Manufacturing Innovations – Consumer Applications - Germany  

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Posted on : 20 August 2017

Project Description

To strengthen our Team at Corporate Research and Technology in Oberkochen, we are seeking a

Senior Manager (m/f) Manufacturing Innovations – Consumer Applications

You will

  • shape the Corporate Research and Technology Division (CRT) project pipeline in the areas of digitization and visualization for consumer and professional applications
  • launch and coordinate new projects in close collaboration with our Consumer Optics Business Group (COP)
  • ensure fit with user needs and (future) market opportunities throughout the projects
  • contribute to the development of ZEISS strategic approaches in the fields of digitization and visualization for consumer and professional applications
  • drive the successful transfer of project results to our Business Groups or to a New Business activity (e.g. Start-Up)
  • bring new application and user insights to CRT
  • represent CRT’s interface to the COP Business Group
  • proactively strengthen our internal (ZEISS) and external (customers as well as research and education institutions) network

You have

  • a university degree in Physical Sciences or MBA
  • at least 5 years of job experience in an industry or academic setting
  • deep understanding of application-needs and technologies in the fields of digitization and visualization for consumer and professional applications as well as deep knowledge of the corresponding workflows
  • proven track record in managing research and/or development projects
  • strong interpersonal skills; an ability to work well with customers, academics and internal stakeholders
  • high degree of intellectual flexibility and scientific curiosity; proven ability to learn quickly
  • fluent knowledge of spoken English, good technical/scientific writing skills
  • ability and willingness to travel internationally

With more than 25,000 employees, ZEISS is one of the global leaders in the optical and optoelectronic industries and has been contributing to technological progress for 170 years. ZEISS develops and distributes lithography optics, measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetarium technology.

If you are interested in this position, please send us your application using the link at the bottom of this page, indicating your earliest possible entry date.