Master Data/Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: Dec 3, 2023

Location: Middletown, DE, US

Company: Datwyler

In billions of syringes and in every second car worldwide, Datwyler components make an important contribution to the safety of patients and drivers. The high-tech company focuses on high-quality, system-critical elastomer components and holds leading positions in attractive global markets such as healthcare, mobility, connectivity, general industry and food & beverage. With over 25 production sites on four continents, sales in more than 100 countries and over 8,000 employees, the company, headquartered in Switzerland, generates annual sales of more than CHF 1,000 million.

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The Master Data/Manufacturing Engineer will be the local representative of  Master Data and reports into site Supply Chain function.  This position will collaborate with digital process owners such as Quality, Process Engineering, Production, Maintenance, Project Engineering, Finance, Sales and Customer Service, as well as Datwyler global functions including the Global Industrial Engineer and the Master Data Management team.  The goal of this position is to ensure data integrity for all information that is collected, organized and loaded into the digital system to assure business continuity and consistency.  This position will also collaborate with counterparts at other various Datwyler sites as supported by Digitalization@HS and the Global Supply Chain.

Essential Functions

  1. Ensure the management of the central Master Data of the HS Digital Solutions (ERP - SAP S/4, MES, and other systems), in order to provide the group management and the various affiliates with timely, accurate and consistent business data for the support and guidance of operations and business processes.  This position will monitor requests for new finished goods creation and revision to existing goods while overseeing of implementing the request at the local site through change control, including Master Data for product characteristics, product codes, customer specific information, Bill of Material, Bill of Operations, work center parameters, etc.
  2. Coordinate the production transfer process from other sites and monitor and report status for the introduction and start-up of new production at the local site. Coordinates meetings to ensure all internal/external parties and stakeholders are meeting milestones and timelines following prescribed procedures, change control, and checklists
  3. Collaborate with global counterparts, the Master Data Mgmt team and other external consultants to contribute and improve functional system design and data accuracy.  Maintains and improves upon local and shared procedures to ensure accurate group information
  4. Provides back up assistance to production planning by cross training in functions required to support the issuance and maintenance of weekly production schedules. 


  • Works accurately and can follow organizational procedures and work specific instructions.
  • Assists site Supply Chain manager with various department or site related projects
  • Coordinates master data process with site validation schedules
  • Provides system related training to other employees as required
  • Maintains, creates, and revises work instructions and as it relates to the master data process.
  • Prepares and distributes reports as required to support the site Supply Chain manager
  • Assists in globally lead system or system functionality implementations and enhancements
  • Participates in department and other team meetings. Suggests improvements and works alone or with others to implement improvements, as assigned.
  • Supports continuous improvement activities and initiatives
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to elements including environmental heat and high heat from moving mechanical parts, small parts may be encountered on the floor, and dust particles may float in the air.  Work is done in both office space and in the plant where safety is a critical concern.  PPE must be worn.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions, provided it does not create an undue hardship on the Company, in accordance with applicable law. Work conditions are those that are present in normal manufacturing environment.

  • The position requires moving about as much as 60% of the workday in and throughout the plant; and the occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.  This position can require occasional squatting, stooping, bending or crouching.  Use of computer involves some repetitive motion.  Business needs require that the employee in this position work an established 40-hour workweek and on occasion work additional hours outside of the standard schedule.

Be yourself at Datwyler

We are convinced that people make the difference. At Datwyler, you will experience diversity and a wide range of career opportunities that only an international company can provide. Together, we are increasing our agility, accelerating digitalization and fostering sustainability. For motivated and talented employees, we offer interesting development opportunities with training and assignments in a global environment. With us, you can contribute with all of your creativity and all your ideas.

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