(Senior) Process Engineer* specialized in Hot Forming

  • Publication date:

    17 May 2023
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Place of work:

    St. Gallen

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.

(Senior) Process Engineer* specialized in Hot Forming

Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world's leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer.

You want to be part of the most innovative pioneer of pharma packaging?

You want to be part of an open-minded, flexible and inspiring industry team?

You want to develop your potential to the next level?

Then, it is time that you join us as (Senior) Process Engineer* specialized in Hot Forming in our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems. You will be located in St. Gallen within our global R&D department, starting immediately.


Your Contribution
  • You are our innovator and expert in glass hot forming.

  • You develop state-of-the-art hot forming processes with internal and external partners, define requirements for new equipment and secure related intellectual property.

  • You bring new hot forming equipment into operation and support FAT/SAT until transfer to production.

  • You execute complex innovation, customer specific and industrialization projects from idea all the way to transfer to our production sites worldwide.

  • You are responsible to plan technical work packages and deliver them according to quality, delivery and cost targets, in alignment with your project manager.

  • You qualify and validate equipment and processes according to our development process and regulations.

  • Travelling to global production sites and suppliers can be up to 30%.

Your Profile
  • Degree in Engineering with mechanical or mechatronic basic knowledge

  • Several years of working experience in the development or automation of new manufacturing processes or equipment

  • Knowledge and experience with glass processes like hot forming, statistical data analysis and problem solving (Six Sigma certification is a plus)

  • Knowledge of equipment and process qualification and validation as well as related standards and regulations (21 CFR 820; ISO 13485; ISO 15378)

  • Fluent in English and German (written and spoken) with good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Structured working style and ability to plan and prioritize technical activities

  • Creativity and ability to think out of the box and generate intellectual property

Your Benefits

At SCHOTT, you can expect a unique corporate culture where we emphasize equity, diversity and inclusion. We know: motivated and committed employees are the condition for the success of our company.

Please feel free to contact us

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 Schweiz AG, Human Resources, Kristina Ettemeyer+41712740849


*At SCHOTT, it's your personality that counts - not your gender, your identity, or origin.