International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Business Process Manager Global Supply Chain / Project Manager (f/m) with focus on plant connectivity

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

  • Cooperates and enforces interactive experience/information exchanges in the context of connection of machines to enterprise systems for production data, capacity management, production scheduling, MES and the Industrial Internet of Things
  • Develops, maintains and optimizes our Global SCM Process Management System in line with the business unit’s strategy and objectives
  • Streamlines and standardizes global SCM processes within Lead to Quote, Order to Cash, Plan to Produce, Procure to Pay, In- to Outbound, Inspect to Quality
  • Concept and execute projects in the context of harmonization and optimization of the SCM processes and their enterprise system implementation
  • Prepare for the launch of SAP S4/Hana in areas such as business model design, business process reengineering and process improvement and by managing the interface to the internal IT department
  • Applicate analysis, improvement and reengineering methodologies and principles in the context of LEAN operations

Your profile

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Technology and/or Engineering
  • Min. 3 years practical experience in the planning and execution of projects as (sub-) Project manager
  • Experience in Manufacturing process controlling and/ or Production planning within a similar position
  • Relevant practical experience in SCM and process development/ -improvement
  • IT affinity and SAP knowledge
  • Excellent command of the German and English language (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with pronounced communication and argumentation skills
  • Open-mindedness and willingness to challenge the status-quo
  • Strong team spirit, effective relationship builder and ability to work in multifunctional and multinational teams
  • Project management and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally (~30%)

Your benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. 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.


Interesting and challenging tasks in fields that impact our future, as well as a motivated and great team, await you. Do you want to succeed with us? Then send us your application to: SCHOTT AG, Mainz Human Resources Mainz, Ellen Krill, +49 (0) 6131/66 2170

Mainz, SCHOTT AG
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