Computer Scientist as Senior Expert - Laboratory Information Management Systems LIMS (m/f/d)

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. With more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise we offer a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone's life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.

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Senior Expert Laboratory Information Management Systems/LIMS (m/f/d)

In order to strengthen our team in the Operational Technology – Manufacturing Execution organisational unit in the area of Technical Services, we are looking for a Senior Expert LIMS.

The OT Manufacturing Execution department supports the production and laboratory areas of SCHOTT worldwide in the introduction and operation of MES and LIMS applications.

Your Tasks

  • A demanding and varied job in the context of "Industry 4.0"
  • Requirements analysis, concept development, specification, implementation and optimisation of LIM systems
  • You are responsible for creating the LIMS technical strategy in close cooperation with the analytics/laboratory managers and the software manufacturers of our LIMS applications, taking into account data integrity and the OT4.0 target architecture
  • You are responsible for the technical management of the team in terms of programming, configuration and administration of the respective systems. You carry this work out yourself. You may specify services and manage external service providers for the support of the internal team as required
  • You carry out or support service assignments and commissioning at the laboratory sites
  • You create system documentation, carry out training and support qualification and validation
  • You define operating concepts and arrange service level agreements
  • 2nd Level Support for the operation of HMI/SCADA/process control systems

Your Profile

  • University degree (M.Sc.) in computer science or alternatively physics/chemistry with well-founded laboratory automation and IT experience
  • Professional theoretical and practical experience in the planning, configuration and operation of LIM systems with products such as Labware © LIMS
  • Knowledge of laboratory measurement technology, network technology and communication protocols for measuring instrument connection (e.g. OPC UA)
  • Experience with workflows in accredited laboratories
  • Experience in the qualification and validation of computer systems according to GxP guidelines
  • Basic knowledge in the area of IT security (good practices)
  • Experience in requirements specification and managing external service providers
  • Willingness to undertake occasional business trips as part of projects, as well as participation in a regular on-call duty as required

Your Benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company.
We therefore offer a friendly and dynamic working environment, in which you bring your innovative ideas, accelerate your personal development and can achieve success together with your team.


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, Mr. Arthur-Robert Adler, 0049 6131/66-1674

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 5393-31463159


Wer wir sind SCHOTT ist ein international führender Technologiekonzern auf den Gebieten Spezialglas und Glaskeramik. Mit der Erfahrung von über 130 Jahren herausragender Entwicklungs-, Material- und Technologiekompetenz bietet das Unternehmen ein breites Portfolio hochwertiger Produkte und intelligenter Lösungen an. Damit ist SCHOTT ein innovativer Partner für viele Branchen, zum Beispiel...
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