Computer Scientist, Natural Scientist as Head of Digital Acceleration - Digital Transformation, Data Science *

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Head of Digital Acceleration*

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 Hausgeräteindustrie, Pharma, Elektronik, Optik, Life Sciences, Automotive und Aviation. SCHOTT hat das Ziel, mit seinen Produkten zu einem wichtigen Bestandteil im Leben jedes Menschen zu werden. Das Unternehmen setzt auf Innovationen und nachhaltigen Erfolg. Die Muttergesellschaft SCHOTT AG hat ihren Hauptsitz in Mainz und ist zu 100 Prozent im Besitz der Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung. Als Stiftungsunternehmen nimmt SCHOTT eine besondere Verantwortung für Mitarbeiter, Gesellschaft und Umwelt wahr.

You are enthusiastic about the opportunities the digital revolution brings to an organization? You are experienced in identifying and realizing the potential of a digital transformation in a large corporation? You are an inspiring team leader looking to enable a team and an ambassador for your topic? The possibility to shape the future of an industrial corporation energizes you? Then join us as our new Head of Digital Acceleration* and support us in our transformation journey. SCHOTT is an international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics with more than 15.500 employees globally, a complex operating business model, serving a huge variety of clients in almost every imaginable sector. In this strategic role, based in Mainz (Germany), you will report to our Head of IT.

Your tasks

  • You identify and consult upon digitization potentials along our business processes
  • Your develop a digital roadmap in coorperation with our Business Units, Functions and IT/OT
  • You actively promote your topic within and outside of SCHOTT beyond the borders of Mainz
  • Linking internal and external view on relevant digitization topics, you build a network of digital experts within SCHOTT and with external partners
  • You develop, plan, prioritize, lead and steer cross-functional Digital Innovation projects
  • As a leader and mentor you develop and motivate your own team of highly skilled digital experts
  • You also support in development and training of SCHOTT employees in general regarding digital skills

Your profile

  • You hold an university degree in Computer Science, Natural Science, Engineering or related fields
  • You have significant professional experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Experience as a leader of digital transformation or data science projects preferred
  • Passionate creative and collaborative leadership skills
  • You possess sound knowledge of business processes and their digitization
  • Agile working methods and tools are more than Buzzwords to you
  • Your English is excellent and you speak some German (min Level B1, willing to improve)
  • As a person you are open-minded and entrepreneurial with team spirit and a structured, succes-oriented work approach
  • Ideally, you have a successful track record of data science and machine learning projects from conception to delivery showing positive business impact
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

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.

Do you want to be successful with us? Please send us your application online.

SCHOTT AG, Mainz, Human Resources, Monika Wohlfarth, +496131663723

*Personality counts - gender doesn't


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About SCHOTT AG

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...
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