Job Board | Innovation Manager*

Be the ONE who joins a great team.

SCHOTT is an international technology group and a leader in the fields of
special glass and glass ceramics. We value innovation, sustainability and
our pioneering spirit – but above all, we value our employees. Whether in
production or management, you can advance your career and work with highly
qualified colleagues from around the world in an authentic and supportive

SCHOTT – more than 17,300 experts in 33 countries worldwide – become
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Innovation Manager*

St. Gallen, Switzerland

Unlimited contract

Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading
manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab
services. 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.
Your Contribution
* As part of the global R&D Department you are actively shaping SCHOTT
Pharma’s innovation culture

* You define and implement new processes for the structured
identification of innovations

* You develop concepts for and conduct innovation workshops with
interdisciplinary teams

* You act as sparring partner for product management, business
development and R&D to critically question and challenge models,
projections, and assumptions

* You combine internal and external perspectives on innovations and
trends to derive a coherent picture to derive and initiate suitable
follow-up activities like studies and pre-development projects

* You are working closely with the IP Management team to ensure the
information exchange necessary for the protection of our innovations

* You are responsible for creating and implementing overarching
innovation roadmap processes, coordinating with all relevant
stakeholders throughout the company

* You ensure that innovation activities and company strategy are linked
in a meaningful and sustainable way

Your Qualifications
* Excellent degree in sciences or engineering (Master/PhD)
* Basic knowledge in economics and business administration
* At least 5 years of professional experience in the Pharma or Life
Sciences sector, preferably with focus on innovation management or
trend and technology scouting
* Excellent command of written and spoken English; German is of
* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Proven experience in lateral leadership
* Experience in creativity and forecast methods, e.g. scenario
analysis, workshop moderation and business model development
* Excellent partner management and relationship building skills
* Strong communication skills with stakeholders across different
functions and hierarchical levels
* Pronounced holistic thinking with a long-term horizon

At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize
equity, diversity and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees
are the condition for the success of our company.

paid vacation days, holidays and sick time.
Flexible working hours
Access to public transportation
Please feel free to contact us
We’re looking forward to your application

SCHOTT Pharma Schweiz AG

Kristina Ettemeyer



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

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