Location: Jena, Germany

Jabil Optics Germany (www.jabiloptics.com) is part of Jabil Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, and a leader in the development of opto-electronics including camera modules and projection systems. These components are used in Mobility, AR/VR, Automotive, and Medical systems. We are an international team who develop innovative customer-specific solutions for some of the world's leading brands.

For our R&D location in Jena, Germany, we are seeking a:

Director Engineering Services for Opto-Electronic Systems (male/female)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Technical and managerial responsibility for Jena-based optics and opto-electronics engineering team (approx. 50 employees)
  • Manage strategically important projects
  • Maintain and develop team competencies with regards to current technologies and design trends
  • Execute and enhance the product development process as well as implement other internal processes and programs
  • Coordinate activities of large teams and keep them focused
  • Provide regular updates to Jena General Manager on the execution of the strategy
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Graduate degree in a technical-scientific subject (physics, optoelectronics, photonics, precision engineering, technical optics, applied physics or comparably similar)
  • Proven track record in leading design engineering teams >10 employees
  • Ideally experience with matrix structure and virtual team communication
  • Knowledge of optical and opto-electronic systems and experience in developing opto-electronic components and systems and in product transfer into manufacturing
  • Strong and convincing communication skills
  • Fluent business English (spoken and written)
  • Willingness to travel world-wide (25%)
Your Future Job Location Offers You
  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Attractive compensation
  • Health and sporting activities
  • Dynamic and modern working environment
Your Contact

Andreas Kümmel, HR Manager / Phone: +49 3641 2271-100 / Mail: andreas_kuemmel@jabil.com

Please send your application to jabil@kk-hr.de. Only candidates with a work permit for Germany, who are based in or willing to move to Germany, will be considered.