Jobs at Gerresheimer

Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management

537 Crystal Avenue, United States | Vineland | Full-time

Job Description

The Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management is responsible for creating and executing a tubular glass product development strategy that provides the Company with goods and services necessary to meet and exceed customer expectations.  The Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management will lead all research and development efforts; including discovery, product development, feasibility analysis, regulatory approvals, and product launch for tubular glass products.  The Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management will also provide the insight regarding strategic alliances in order to bring key acquisitions and introductions to the tubular glass product portfolio.  The Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management performs assessments of target markets, industry trends, and competitive products.  The Senior Director, Innovation and Product Management maintains close awareness of scientific literature, raw materials technology, processing methodology, and marketing trends required to introduce innovative goods and services.


  • Undergraduate degree in either Business or Engineering or Life Sciences preferred.
  • Notable accomplishments in either the Life Sciences or Pharmaceutical industries within the area of Innovation and Product Management.
  • Substantial experience in Product Development Life Cycle Management within either the Life Sciences or Medical Devices or Pharmaceutical industries.        
  • Detailed knowledge of market-leading research and development management tools to improve product portfolio offerings that demonstrate consumer insight.
  • Demonstrated ability to hear the Voice of the Customer and align feedback with company initiatives and goals.
  • Displayed proficiency in navigating ambiguous environments, developing existing and new markets, and achieving revenue targets.

Additional Information

  • Establishes a tubular glass product development roadmap, for all existing and future pharmaceutical packaging solutions, that aligns the tubular glass product portfolio with the business strategy.   
  • Drives front-end innovation through internal processes and systems, as well as the creation of external partnerships, to continually expand the total offering of goods and services.
  • Leads innovation and product management team to attain market leadership and bring about a sustainable competitive advantage.  
  • Develops, implements, and monitors effective product development methodologies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Creates key performance indicators for new and existing tubular glass products and services, and measures performance against those metrics, identifying prospects for growth.    
  • Develops and oversees short-term and long-range annual operating plans and capital budgets for product technology investments across the organization.
  • Develops and maintains internal and external relationships by providing market information, product guidance, and customer support related to the product portfolio offering.
  • Identifies market opportunities and devises product strategies to enhance market share growth, sales volume, competitive pricing, and profitability.       
  • Facilitates the utilization of internal and external resources to introduce meaningful concepts and value added solutions to existing and future customers.  
  • Conducts innovation and product management reviews in order to align Company business goals and maximize value creation proposition.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.



  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally no less than 25% per month.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement plans.   
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply the Gerresheimer Management System.
  • Capable of autonomous work in professional business environments.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Food & drinks

We offer free beverages.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer gym membership discounts, health check-ups, private medical care and a life and group insurance.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharma, biotech, healthcare and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging and drug delivery devices. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence, focus on quality and customers. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 10,000 employees and generates annual sales of more than €1.4 billion. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!