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Head of Product Engineering General Industries

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Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Schattdorf, CH

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.


Are you interested in a dynamic and international work environment? Then you are exactly right for us! Be part of our team and make a contribution to the development of the company, and of the employees every day. Apply now as a


Head of Product Engineering (f/m)

General Industry


We offer you the opportunity to implement and expand your innovative ideas in a specialized, future-oriented company. This position enables you to work with our different departments and external partners. An industry-standard salary, a comprehensive onboarding program, diverse and tailor-made training opportunities, a colourful and dedicated team with exciting tasks are just some of the benefits we offer you!

Your responsibilities 


  • Contribute to the optimization and the development of General Industry strategy as well to the achievement of KR’s and overall performance
  • Lead Co-Engineering projects (design optimization / function optimization / improve feasibility) with Customers and drive the General Industry engineering network to share best practices and deploy best technologies
  • Develop a global engineering roadmap, execute key actions defined and optimize overall cost of the product launch teams and activities
  • Acquisition of "new business" in cooperation with the Head of Sales, the proactive contribution to the Datwyler offering for all defined focus markets and the promotion Datwyler General Industry competences and capabilities at customers
  • Ensure internal alignment for incoming RfQs related to team responsibility 
  • Responsible for product and process design and the deployment of the digital tools needed for a globally coordinated product launch activity

Our requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field, Master’s degree preferred
  • Min. 5 years of experience in engineering areas in the industry (preferred in sealing applications)
  • Purposeful, communicative and customer-oriented personality with a high affinity for the general industry 
  • Self-driven with good analytical and technical skills with team leading experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to work cross-functionally and to communicate at all levels 
  • Confident use of the latest IT tools (SAP, Office, Arkieva, Solidworks, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% 
  • Fluency in English and German (written and oral level C1-C2)

Ready to start? Then apply directly via the "Apply now" button! Marko Colic (Manager Human Resource) and the recruiting team are looking forward to get to know you and are available for further questions by email (marko.colic@datwyler.com) or by phone (+41 41 875 13 50).


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.