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R&D Engineer

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Alken, BE Schattdorf, CH Pune, MH, IN Cleebronn, DE Karlsbad-Ittersbach, DE Pennsauken, NJ, US Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

Daetwyler focuses on high-quality, system-critical elastomer components and holds leading positions in attractive global markets such as Healthcare, Mobility, Oil & Gas and Food & Beverage. From China to Mexico, with over 20 operating companies and some 6,700 employees, we experience the kind of diversity that only an international company can provide. We offer our customers leading technology and process know-how, unique material expertise and global services that make an important contribution to their technological progress.

The Team


For our Global Advanced Technologies Development and Innovation Team we are looking for a R&D Engineer: 

Your responsibilities


  • Lead and execute R&D and technology development projects focused on future application and products in pharma packaging and beyond
  • Design, prototyping and testing of product ideas and concepts
  • Create project plan, resource estimate, business drivers and the technical path
  • Communicate and interact with a multi-disciplinary team (business development, R&D material, regulatory experts, simulation, tooling, operations, ..)
  • Create and manage a network of partners for the developments (internal and external, development partners (academic or industrial), suppliers and subcontractors
  • Interact with customers and support commercial and business development activities in the area of new products and technologies 
  • Support technology scouting and innovation management activities
  • You will be traveling up to 10% of your time 



The position


This position is based in Belgium, although hybrid working is possible we need the position holder to be based in Belgium.   No relocation package if offered. 

Your Profile


•    Minimum 2 years of experience in engineering and R&D roles in pharma packaging, medical or similar
•    Excellent academic track record (M.Sc. or PhD) in ENGINEERING or equivalent 
•    Knowledge of mechanical design, manufacturing techniques, measurement and validation 
•    Driven, purposeful and communicative personality
•    Basic knowledge of lean development principles, design thinking and agile project management is an advantage 
•    Openness to travel 
•    Good level of Dutch and fluency in English is required.  


Application process


You can apply by clicking Apply now and submitting your CV and motivation letter.   The selection procedure entails:

• CV screening, only the candidates whose profile best matches the position will be invited for the selection. The CV screening is based on motivation and relevant experience;

• Exploratory conversations with the hiring manager

• Online assessments

• In-depth discussions with HR and Management.

We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment

We encourage ambitious people who approach their job with commitment and enthusiasm to grow and excel. That's why our employees are at the heart of Daetwyler. Our work environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: We are entrepreneurs, we create value for our customers, we strive for excellence, and we treat each other with respect.