Global Product Manager, Directed Self Assembly

Posted 21 Jul 2020

Field Service - all, Field Service - United States

Req Id 208491


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: An exciting new opportunity within Semiconductor Materials has arisen. In your role, you will be in charge of our innovative Directed Self Assembly (DSA) technology portfolio.


Your responsibility will be to manage the product life cycle of existing products including product launches and phase out.  Moreover, you will develop manufacturing strategies in alignment with production and business. DSA is a new technology in the lithography segment!  Understanding and prioritizing future customer needs and positioning the DSA technology against EUV patterning steps will be critical tasks.

You will work in a highly international team spread around the globe. Your strong project management skills shall enable you to define concepts, deploy and successfully implement complex and multi-regional projects.   


For creation of capacity, cost of ownership, and/or capability roadmaps you will intensively collaborate with Commercial Marketing & Integrated Supply Chain (ISC). Other internal partners for critical project fulfillment are R&D, Supply Excellence, Manufacturing, Quality & Compliance and Finance.


Who you are:

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or related background
  • 7+ years of experience in an electronic materials industry, preferably in product development, R&D or production with specific experience in advanced 193nm and/or Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Domestic and international travel up to 40%


Preferred Requirements

  • Product management experience
  • Language skills in Japanese, Korean or German

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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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.

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