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Lead Strategist for Performance Materials (all genders)

Your role: Our Performance Materials (PM) business sector is a leading partner for the electronic industry, enabling key revolutionary technologies and megatrends like Artificial Intelligence or IoT by new memory technologies, OLED displays and high-performance microchips. We develop innovative materials for the special needs mainly for the semiconductor and display industry, but also for automotive and cosmetics. To provide innovative solutions for our customers also in the future, we need to identify trends early on and adjust our business strategy. We need to put the right focus on trends and technologies and manage our portfolio with organic measures and M&A activities. To shape the strategic direction of PM, we are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic strategist. You should have gathered experience in business conception and strategy development and ideally in the semiconductor and/or electronic industry. You have already managed strategic and transformational projects e.g. in a leading management consulting company or in the electronic industry. Together with the colleagues in the strategy team and the experts from the PM business units, you will develop strategic concepts, evaluate markets, customers, competitors and derive strategic measures and M&A activities. Job location will be either in headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany or in the United States at our electronic materials hub in Tempe/AZ or in Branchburg/NJ.


Who you are:

  • University degree in science, economics or industrial engineering (PhD or master), ideally also MBA
  • 10+ years of professional experience in strategy development, e.g. in a leading management consulting company and / or similar experience in the industry
  • Industry experience in the semiconductor or electronics industry, ideally in operational topics (e.g. business development, strategy execution, P&L responsibility)
  • Passion for technologies – to shape the technologies of the future
  • Good commercials and financial skills, ideally experience with financial planning and M&A topics
  • Very good analytical skills and very good communication skills in English 
  • Highly motivated team player and ambitious to grow within our organization
Job Requisition ID:  206152
Location:  Darmstadt
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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