Engineer, Chemist, Physicist as R&D Engineer - Expert Technology Development (m/f/d)

 SCHOTT AG  Suzhou

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R&D Engineer / Expert Technology Development (m/f/d)

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.

To strengthen our R&D China Team, we are looking for an

R&D Engineer / Expert Technology Development (m/f/d)

at our location Suzhou in China.

Your Tasks

  • New product development concentrating on post processing technologies, e.g. chemical toughening of glass and glass ceramic materials with involvement and application of sound knowledge in the application development 
  • Being responsible project manager for development projects, including planning, cost and implementation coordination
  • Active technology market analysis in the development field, including identification of market trends, key players and product opportunities
  • Establishing a strong academic network in the development field
  • Collect the technical requirements of potential customers on new product, conduct the preliminary internal lab testing, organize the early evaluation of samples, and summarize the evaluation results as the base for future development

Your Profile

  • Excellent honors degree in Material Science, Chemistry, solid-state Physics or Engineering, preferably with PhD
  • At least 2 years of experience in complex international environment
  • Background in glass surface chemistry and processing, deep understanding of the structure-performance relationship of glassy materials
  • Strong capability on materials testings and characterization
  • Valid experience in the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of trend monitoring as well as analysis in the field of technology
  • Problem solving capability in a dynamic environment
  • Very good conceptual skills, curiosity, friendly and confident manners, good judgement and ability to make decisions, excellent communication skills
  • Good Chinese and English presentation skills (written and spoken), knowledge in German is a plus
  • Willingness to travel

Your Benefits

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

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. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application:

SCHOTT AG, Human Resources, Alexandra Bengard

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 4926-30298175


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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