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Production IT Engineer*

St. Gallen


SCHOTT ist ein international führender Technologiekonzern auf den Gebieten Spezialglas und Glaskeramik. Mit der Erfahrung von über 130 Jahren herausragender Entwicklungs-, Material- und Technologiekompetenz bietet das Unternehmen ein breites Portfolio hochwertiger Produkte und intelligenter Lösungen an. Damit ist SCHOTT ein innovativer Partner für viele Branchen, zum Beispiel Hausgeräteindustrie, Pharma, Elektronik, Optik, Life Sciences, Automotive und Aviation.  SCHOTT  hat das Ziel, mit seinen Produkten zu einem wichtigen Bestandteil im Leben jedes Menschen zu werden. Das Unternehmen setzt auf Innovationen und nachhaltigen Erfolg. Die Muttergesellschaft SCHOTT AG hat ihren Hauptsitz in Mainz und ist zu 100 Prozent im Besitz der Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung. Als Stiftungsunternehmen nimmt SCHOTT eine besondere Verantwortung für Mitarbeiter, Gesellschaft und Umwelt wahr.

Production IT Engineer*

International technology group - specialty glasses and glass-ceramics - more than 130 years experience - more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries - innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

What's your next milestone?
Production IT Engineer*

Because human health matters. We design solutions to ensure medicines are safe and easy to use for people around the world. 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. We think customers, users and patients first. We think people! We are Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems.

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's time that you join us as a Production IT Engineer* in our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems. You will be located in St. Gallen, starting asap. The organization Production IT belongs to our Technology division and is the global interface between local operations and harmonized IT systems. The Production IT provides governance for worldwide standardization and fulfillment of regulatory requirements of IT and automation systems in the areas of production, quality and plant maintenance. In your role, you closely collaborate with colleagues from all over the world within our business unit (spending approximately 20% of your time on travel) as well as Corporate Technical Services and Central IT.

Your tasks
  • You are responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of Production IT and automation software and hardware at our production lines, continuous improvement including infrastructure as well as support of validation and local installations.

  • You, as global contact person for the assigned systems, are responsible for the communication to all relevant stakeholders and the respective change management.

  • You provide and/or review user requirements, functional and technical specifications as well as additional documentation. Furthermore, you consult the process and organizational design as well as scout technologies and test prototypes. Moreover, you set-up and monitor adherence to service level agreements with suppliers.

  • You initiate, lead, execute and/or participate in pilot projects for digitalization and global rollouts.

  • You develop and update a coherent global data model across all Production IT systems. An important part is the (re-)design of data exchange between systems with special focus on data integrity.

Your profile
  • University Degree in engineering or similar with a focus on automation and IT

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in automation, manufacturing or machine maintenance with a high degree of IT, preferably in a regulated environment

  • Leadership experience with globally distributed teams

  • Decent knowledge of PLC, SCADA, MES, CAQ, inspection systems and data integrity

  • Deep understanding of automation in Manufacturing, Plant Maintenance and Quality Management

  • Strong capabilities of analysis, team spirit and proactive drive of topics, as well as good communication skills and structured working methods

  • Fluent command of English, preferably German in addition

Your benefits

At SCHOTT, you will enjoy our journey towards growth in cross-functional teams. We offer you a career with a variety of interesting topics and a lot of freedom for creativity in a cooperative working environment. We need you and your innovative ideas to continue with our unsurpassed quality, safety and reliability. We are agile and inspiring, yet focused. We successfully execute on all levels.

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, St. Gallen Human Resources, Patrick Lorger, +41712741657

*At SCHOTT, your personality counts - not gender, identity or origin.