Head of Product Innovation Semiconductor (m/f/d)

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Kleinostheim, BY, DE, 63801

Company: Heraeus

Head of Product Innovation Semiconductor (m/f/d)
Location Kleinostheim
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a leading international family-owned portfolio company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Conamic

We are one of the leading materials specialists for the production and processing of high-purity quartz glass and other high-grade materials such as ceramics and novel composites. Our innovative products enable the production of state-of-the-art semiconductor chips or medical lasers for minimally invasive surgical procedures through flexible optical fibers. As a global player with over 1,200 employees, we have sites in the USA, UK, Germany, China and Korea. Our ambition is to become a leader on the topic of sustainability in our energy-intensive industry.


The following challenges await you:

  • You will lead Heraeus Conamic's product development team for the semiconductor industry.
  • You are accountable for the success of all innovation projects within the business line Semiconductor.
  • You will cover the complete development process from idea generation to project management and transfer of results to production.
  • In addition, you will lead, motivate and represent a development group consisting of scientists in an international environment.
  • You follow the market driven approach which means you interact closely with sales and business development.
  • You are responsible for integrating external resources from universities and institutes into your projects and supervising funded projects.
  • Furthermore, you are responsible for budget preparation, monitoring of running costs and managing the patent portfolio.


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed university studies in materials science, physics or chemistry, preferably extended by a doctorate
  • Deep technological understanding and 5+ years of relevant professional experience leading development projects
  • Excellent program management skills also via an agile approach
  • Track record of people and organizational development
  • Knowledge of semiconductor process technology desirable
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English and proficient in the use of common MS Office programs
  • High degree of entrepreneurial thinking and acting, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team, flexibility and willingness to travel


What you can look forward to at Heraeus Conamic:

  • Making things happen - exciting tasks that impact the entire organization
  • Shaping the future - solving the critical issues of tomorrow
  • Open space – come up with fresh ideas, take ownership and grow with the scope of your work
  • Attractive compensation - in addition to the good remuneration package, there are rich social benefits of a responsible family business
  • And much more - mobile working, open-space office, 30 days vacation