Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.
You will play a crucial role in actively driving our strong global growth with cataract implants and consumables contributing to the improvement of patients’ vision around the globe. As Chief Product Owner, you are responsible for the strategic development of your products in a highly attractive market as well as the implementation throughout the entire life cycles. Based on a close connection to our customers and markets (e.g. by conducting regular market surveys or focus groups to assess customer and sales channel needs as well as market trends) together with the team you will take the lead in the product and business plan definition according to customer and sales channel needs as well as market trends. You ensure the success of the product development with R&D and drive the global product launch with other departments to ensure that your plan is materialized. As the Chief Product Owner, you are close to customers and sales to support in the field in selling the products. In this challenging function, you will work in an agile manner.
Take responsibility for our business success and shape the future of ZEISS!
You have an excellent degree in Business Administration or Engineering (Science, Medical Technology etc.) and at least 5 years of work experience of which at least 3 years in Product or Project Management. Ideally you have experience in the medical device or related industries. If you have application knowledge in ophthalmology this would be a great plus.
Do you possess strong analytical and communication skills paired with entrepreneurial drive? Do you have passion that energizes customers and colleagues? Are strategic thinking and result orientation deep within your DNA?
This is exactly what we are looking for!
If this is complemented with excellent capabilities in managing complex projects, business fluency in English and a willingness to travel internationally, then we are looking forward to getting to know you! In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.
Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.
Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.