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Global Supply Chain Manager Automotive

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Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: Schattdorf, CH

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.



Your Tasks

  • Development, implementation and management of the global supply chain activities for the automotive segment
  • Elaboration of relevant guidelines and procedures in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders and deployment of the concept within Datwyler Sealing Solutions
  • Management of global capacity planning cycles with coordination of the strategic, tactical and operational capacity planning activities between sites and relevant functions
  • Ensurement that shortcomings are properly identified and communicated on management level to initiate appropriate corrective actions
  • Coordination of plant allocations and transfer projects, as well as management of portfolio of transfer projects
  • Assistence of sites and projects teams in initiating and executing projects and advicing project teams in preparing business cases
  • Review of project documentations 
  • Training, coaching and supporting of local teams on project management practices, financial and investment specific topics
  • Leading and supporting of Supply Chain related projects e.g. SAP S/4 Implementation, IBP implementation 


Your Profile:

  • Degree in industrial, business or mechanical engineering
  • At least 5 years experience as a project manager, production manager or process engineer in the automotive industry
  • Must have demonstrated success in managing multi­geographical projects and/or project portfolios
  • Excellent understanding on Project Management practices
  • Strong administrative / ICT skills
  • Excellent knowledge of business economics
  • Training/facilitation skills and ability to lead people
  • Fluent in German and English


Are you interested? We are looking forward to receiving your online application by clicking on the "Apply now" button on our career site:


In case of any further questions do not hesitate to contact Marko Colic, Human Resources Manager and our recruiting team by email, or by phone +41 41 875 1350.


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.