Senior Scientist Quartz Glass (m/f/d)

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Kleinostheim, DE

Company: Heraeus

Senior Scientist Quartz Glass (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 1,400 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 develop new types of specialty glasses to improve process applications in the semiconductor industry.
  • You will support complex product development projects in the field of quartz glass and refractory glasses.
  • You will also plan and organize experiments in the melting pilot plant and evaluate them.
  • You will identify complex and technically relevant problems in the field of refractory glasses, determine their root causes and develop and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • You will be responsible for anticipating and protecting technologies, processes, materials and products through appropriate patent applications.
  • You will interact internally with the Product Management, Sales and Operations functions and externally with customers, research institutions and cooperation partners to ensure the success-critical aspects of innovation projects.


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed master's degree in physics, chemistry or materials science, doctorate desirable
  • Many years of professional experience in the implementation and evaluation of experiments and their documentation
  • Proven experience in the development of quartz glass or refractory glasses
  • Knowledge in the field of high-temperature melting systems 
  • Very good organizational skills and project management knowledge 
  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English
  • Ability to work in a team, creativity and a solution-oriented approach, responsive to target groups


Your Benefits:

  • 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 

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