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Application Engineer (Wafer)

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Your tasks

Technical Expert
  • Acts as key-technical contact for customers and sales teams in terms of OEM products, product development or applications. 
  • Suggests and initiates necessary development measures for technology and product improvements. Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to help future growth. 
  • Assist in the design and development of new products. 
  • Acts as owner of the specifications for certain products.
  • Supervises the preparation of requirements specifications in corporation with product managers.
  • Manages and supervises feasibility studies in corporation with production and supply chain management.
  • Clarifies technical questions in contacting Technical Center, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. 
  • Proposes technical solutions. Manages and supervises the preparation of cost estimates for quotations. 
  • Conducts technical negotiations with customers under consideration of the economic objectives of the respective product. 
  • Approves internal and external changes in product specifications and / or production processes, materials, and suppliers. 
  • Leads or participates in projects on the basis of customer inquiries.
  • Conducts competition analyses, including benchmarking of products and technologies.
  • Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts and correspondence in company approved databases.
Supporting Tasks
Provide status of ongoing projects and future projects. Perform technical/ product training for sales people, estimators, and engineers at targeted accounts. Support sales in the definition of product roadmaps. Support the Development department to define technology roadmaps. Any other duties assigned to you by your superior from time to time.

Your profile

  • Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor Degree Engineering or Technical fields.
  • 3-5 years related working experience project management, product management, production, technical sales.
  • Knowledge of product (thin glass wafer), Project Management, Customer Service or Sales Support experience is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills. 
  • Work independently and effectively in a team. 
  • Very good command of spoken and written English.

Your benefits

At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates 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. Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company.
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 Glass Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Ray Low, 2024, Tingkat Perusahaan 6, Zon Perindustrian Bebas 2, 13600, Perai, Penang, 13600 Prai, Phone: +604-3898164,,
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