Jobboard | IP 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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IP 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 and the IP Management team you
are contributing to and actively shaping the IP culture at SCHOTT

* You continuously develop the IP portfolio and implement strategic IP
initiatives to further strengthen our market position

* You are in in regular exchange with our Innovation Management to
identify strategic IP opportunities

* You are part of innovation and development projects and are the first
point of contact for all IP-related questions

* You analyze and evaluate the IP situation of projects regarding third
party patents and opportunities for own IP and pro-actively give
recommendations, e.g. for the mitigation of IP risks

* You monitor the IP activity in our field of business and related
fields and pro-actively inform internal stakeholders about relevant
developments and trends

* You identify and implement improvements in our internal IP processes

* You support the decision process regarding nationalization and
maintenance of IP rights

* You conduct internal IP trainings and workshops to actively foster
and promote IP awareness and thinking within SCHOTT Pharma

Your Qualifications
* Excellent degree in sciences or engineering (Master/PhD)
* Basic knowledge in economics and business administration is of
* Preferably 3-5 years of professional experience with focus on
Intellectual Property Management, IP Strategy and patent research
* Excellent command of written and spoken English; German is of
* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Experience in lateral leadership
* Good knowledge of international IP law and IP databases
* Experience in creativity methods and workshop moderation
* 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
* Please note that this is not a patent attorney position

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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