Product Manager Optics (m/f/d)

Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Kleinostheim, BY, DE, 63801

Company: Heraeus

Product Manager Optics (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 broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology 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 manage optics product portfolio incl. product roadmaps, positioning, and value propositions.

  • You are responsible for product lifecycle management.

  • Based on regular detailed cost, pricing, and profitability analysis you set the pricing policy and provide pricing tools.

  • Through customer’s perspective you give input to the innovation roadmap, decide on new products and product modifications.

  • Moreover, you give technical support to our international sales and customer service team incl. first article process.

  • You support sales in creating and winning opportunities.

  • You create and manage technical specifications and documents.


Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in Physics, Material Science, or adjacent subjects

  • Expert knowledge on optics applications, fused silica materials and corresponding production processes

  • English and German skills in speaking and writing

  • More than five years experience in working with international customers

  • Good knowledge of MS Offices and SAP

  • Presentation skills especially for technical content

  • Enthusiastic for highly technical products that require explanation


What you can look forward to at Heraeus Conamic:

  • Strong compensation package - attractive base salary plus variable profit-sharing (up to 150% target achievement possible) and support for private pension plan
  • Regular time off - 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closures on bridge days and between the years), special leave for special occasions, life phase account for paid time off (e.g. sabbatical, earlier retirement)
  • Sustainability and social commitment - sustainability as part of the corporate strategy and targeted support for initiatives in the areas of education, family and science through our own foundations
  • Modern working environment - Ergonomic workstation in open space office with modern equipment, laptop of choice, two additional screens, iPhone (also for private use) and height-adjustable desks
  • Additional benefits - subsidies for public transport, discounts in many (online) stores, company medical service with comprehensive preventive check-ups, sports facilities and employee canteen with freshly prepared meals every day