Product Manager Synthetic Quartz Tubes (m/f/d)

Date: May 6, 2022

Location: Bitterfeld-Wolfen, ST, DE, 06803

Company: Heraeus

Product Manager Synthetic Quartz Tubes (m/f/d)
Location Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading, family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


The following challenges await you:

Develop, own and execute market strategies for a synthetic quartz product segment of HCV serving the optical telecom fiber market. Achieve long-term growth in gross profit targets. For this, it is necessary to

  • Develop and maintain market analysis for the products in their different application fields (ie. understand the market from an application point of view)
  • Understand the customer value of the product in detail and the specifics for individual customers and application scenarios
  • Understand the competitive situation: What processes and products are used in the market to address the various fields of applications?
  • Work closely with colleagues from sales, innovations, market intelligence, controlling to make sure the strategy remains feasible, gets executed and delivers commercial target values.
  • Explain, promote and defend the strategy to all internal stakeholders, including GBU management
  • Promote the products on international conferences and in customer meetings in cooperation with the sales team


Your Profile:

  • Completed masters degree which demonstrates the ability to combine business acumen with technical understanding (e.g. industrial engineering / "Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen")
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • A generalist, who is able to quickly understand technical challenges and the products' value propositions for target markets.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to work with the team towards innovative solutions for market demands
  • Takes decisions based on facts and strategies, but with a reasonable balance between agility and accuracy
  • Approachable personality who likes to communicate and is able to interact with people with a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds
  • Owns assigned tasks and projects and sees them through
  • Willingness to travel 10 - 20 % of time, also internationally.


The location of the position is also possible at our site in Buford (USA).