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We are a leading international manufacturer of high-quality medical technology products. At our headquarters in Tuttlingen (Germany) and various production, sales and service offices, we employ 8,500 people in over 40 countries worldwide.

To strengthen our Global Innovation Management area at our Schaffhausen, Tuttlingen or Goleta location, we are looking for a
(Senior) Manager/Abteilungsleitung Product Line (m/f/d)
Reference number: 71410JME_FSZ_1
Your tasks:
  • Disciplinary and functional leadership of one of the following Product Lines
    • Urology Intruments (Location: Tuttingen)
    • Lap Instruments (Location: Tuttingen)
    • Neuro / Spine / Arthro Instruments (Location: Tuttingen)
    • Implants (Location: Tuttingen)
    • ENT / Broncho / Airway Instruments (Location: Tuttingen)
    • Forceps & Scissors (Location: Tuttingen)
    • Hygiene (Location Tuttlingen)
    • Rigid Endoscopes, Exoscopes (Location: Tuttlingen)
    • SSU Endoscopes (Location: Tuttlingen)
    • Imaging Devices, CMAC (Location: Goleta)
    • Light Cables & Sources (Location: Schaffhausen, Tuttlingen)
    • Camera Heads (Location: Goleta)
    • Energy & Power (Location: Schaffhausen, Tuttlingen)
    • Fluid & Gas (Location: Schaffhausen, Tuttlingen)
  • Works with Global Sales & Marketing to implement and maintain the Project Roadmap based on the Product Roadmap for the Product Line
  • Ensures that the interfaces and system aspects between the KARL STORZ Product Lines is properly considered
  • Actively contributes to the Agile Transition Team (ATT)
  • Strengthen the collaboration of the area with other Centers of Excellence (CoEs), within the Portfolio and other (Senior) Manager/Abteilungsleitung Product Lines
  • Value Stream Mapping for continuous improvement (part of CIP)
  • Budget responsibility for the cost accounts reporting to this position
  • Process Ownership for GPDP Project Manager tasks utilizing synergies across all R&D sites
  • Track and monitor the performance of development projects in terms of quality, cost and schedule including budget responsibility for the area
Your profile:
  • Successful completion of a degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline
  • 5 years Project management experience desired
  • 3 years of operating in an International Product Development environment desired
  • At least 3 year of project experience (with functional responsibility for project members) desired
  • Experience in system design and integration
  • Knowledge of medical device quality system regulations and standards
  • Working knowledge of: components / design and simulation tools, electronics, digital circuits and microprocessors, SW development and DevOps, engineering level mathematics, mechanical design tools
  • Experience in development processes (V-model, agile, lean)
  • ERP software experience required, including information and reporting systems
  • An analytical, goal- and result-oriented approach
  • Very high willingness to take responsibility, personal responsibility as well as commitment and ability to work under pressure
  • Communication skills as well as assertiveness, teamwork and conflict management skills
  • Solution orientation with a focus on the success of the company #TeamKARLSTORZ
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills 
Your application:
If you are interested in this position, we would be happy to meet you. Please submit your application online through our career portal, including all necessary documentation (cover letter, curriculum vitae and references). If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Franziska Schwarz-Zanke via E-Mail at Franziska.Schwarz-Zanke[AT]
We look forward to receiving your application.

KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG · Human Resources
Dr.-Karl-Storz-Straße 34 · 78532 Tuttlingen

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