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Date: May 25, 2024

Location: North Canton, OH, US, 44720

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.

Our employees are the heart of Datwyler - we treat each other with respect, trust and appreciation. We have strong roots and values that have been well established in our 100-year corporate history. Become part of our great team as a...



Purpose of the job


This position plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the necessary duties.

Key accountabilities

  • Generates quotes based off customer supplied part prints and requirements. Also creates quotes for replacement component(s), repair, modify jobs, often based off evaluation of mold. 
  • Create simplified cavity details for quote, cavity grids for all mold types
  • Assists production with determining production methods. Support with research of methods, outsource vendors, tooling options, etc.
  • Coordinates outsource jobs with preferred vendors with focus on delivery dates and scope of work.
  • Requests quotes and orders material and/or component(s) for all jobs.
  • Schedules and facilitates quote review meetings with management, design, and production, when needed. Offer alternate part designs to customers (internal) which can lead to reduced mold cost and/or lead-time.
  • Release of  REFERENCE ONLY prints to the shop for internal review.
  • Release of job from ERP software: gathering prints and matching them up with travelers, ensuring all material is allocated properly, every step required to manufacture component(s) is documented in the ERP system.
  • Scheduling and facilitating pre-release meetings with engineering and production, ensuring accuracy of job in ERP software, BOM from engineering, prints. 3) Release of job from ERP software, gathering prints and matching them up with travelers.
  • Liaison between remote designer(s) and shop, ensuring document control is not compromised.
  • Prepares shipped jobs on a weekly basis for management group for review, as well as follow up on any action items from previous weeks.

Reporting relationships

Reports to:    Site Director

Knowledge, skills and experience


Minimum qualification required:        

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a tooling or process environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field preferred
  • Experience in rubber and/or plastic rubber mold fabrication preferred
  • Experience in quoting is required, quoting molds is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of machining experience required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills (separation of issues, special vs. common cause, identification of root cause, implementation of effective countermeasures)
  • Prioritizes activities to maximize positive impact to the business


Knowledge/experience required beyond minimum qualification:    

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other key factors


  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization


  • Mathematical Skills:   Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate and percent and to interpret bar graphs. 


  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. 


  • Computer Skills: Basic understanding of keyboard, monitor and hard drive, Microsoft Office Software, Excel and PowerPoint. 


  • Physical Demands:  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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Employee will come in frequent contact with various types of machine oils, lubricants, silicone, and latex. 


  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


  • Safety:  All employees will be provided training on working safely, evacuation procedures, accident reporting and any other safety items the company feels necessary to ensure and maintain a safe work environment free from hazards to the employee.
    If at any time you feel unsafe or recognize an unsafe practice, it is your responsibility to report it immediately to your supervisor.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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