Technical Manager - Component Machinability & Packaging

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Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: Karlsbad-Ittersbach, DE Hattersheim, DE Sande, DE Hallbergmoos, DE Cleebronn, DE

Company: Datwyler

The Sealing Solutions division is a leading supplier of custom sealing solutions to global industry segments, such as the health care, automotive, consumer goods, oil and gas, general industries, as well as civil engineering. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organization. Datwyler offers the opportunity to join exciting industries and to be part of a highly esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to design engineers, from China to Mexico: at Datwyler, our employees will experience diversity in a way that only an international company can provide. We focus on helping talents reach their full potential – professionally and personally. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: we are entrepreneurs, we bring value to our customers, we excel in what we do and we have respect for others. With more than 20 global operating sites and more than 7,000 employees, Datwyler Sealing Solutions generates an annual revenue of approximately CHF 900 million. Based on a strategic decision, we are looking for a…

Job description

  • Network with machine manufacturers & packaging suppliers
    • Understand machine manufacturers landscape: strengths - weaknesses - trends
    • Set-up and manage relationship with the different suppliers - understand supplier needs
    • Promote Datwyler designs - supply samples
  •  Gain and share technical expertise
    • Build knowledge on common causes of machinability problems, main root causes, important design features,..
    • Build knowledge on customer assembly processes
    • Set-up network within Datwyler to collect and share info
    • Become a Subject Matter Expert for machinability
  •  Support with customer assembly processes
    • Assist with machinability problems in the market
    • Set-up network with customer machinability experts
    • Understand relationships and decision drivers between customers and machine manufacturers
    • Promote flawless machinability of Datwyler components to the market (trade shows, articles, webinars, conferences)
  • Support product engineering projects
    • Provide design input related to machinability in new development projects
    • Lead machinability assessment of Datwyler components at machine manufacturers
    • Understand market trends - provide inputs for Datwyler’s product roadmap
    • Provide input to packaging concepts

Your Profile

  • Bachelor or master in Engineering
  • At least 5 years experience as manager
  • Communication skills external and internal
  • Willing to travel for the job
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of German is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of machine manufacturers in Germany is a strong asset

Extra information about the function 

  • Machine manufacturers takes 80% of the time spend
  • Packaging takes 20% of the time spend
  • The main goal of the function is to set-up and maintain in a systematic way contacts with suppliers of pharmaceutical fill/finish machines and with suppliers of functional packaging for products.


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career opportunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.