Head of Engineering Switzerland - Mobility

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Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: Schattdorf, CH, 6467

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...


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. 


Head of Engineering Switzerland (all genders)


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 customers, our different departments and external partners as well as suppliers. Five weeks of vacation, a comprehensive onboarding program, diverse and tailor-made training opportunities and a colourful and dedicated team with exciting tasks are just some of the benefits we offer you!

Your responsibilities 


  • Leading the team with 20+ members of product, process engineers and project managers responsible for technical concepting and feasibility, development and launch of new products in Switzerland and Datwyler’s manufacturing sites around the world
  • Ensuring excellence and supervision of technical execution, on time in full project delivery, adherence to costs and timelines and transparent reporting on the current product development as well as defined process KPI's
  • Support commercial and business development activities in the areas of new products & technologies
  • Communicate with a multi-disciplinary team and broad stakeholders (global technical team, business development, R&D material, regulatory experts, procurements, operations…)
  • Building and maintaining strong teams and talent pipeline
  • Contribute in strategy development and execution for the business unit and engineering team globally
  • Drive innovation and adoption of new technologies for a future proof portfolio and organization
  • Drive continuous improvement of end to end processes and establish effective knowledge management

Our requirements



  • Excellent academic degree and track record in polymer, mechanical or industrial engineering or relevant fields
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in leading technical teams and product realization in automotive industry. Experience with polymer materials, design and process is a major advantage
  • Proven track record in leadership and building and driving successful teams
  • Highly driven, technically curious, result oriented and initiative character
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain internal and external network
  • Creative mindset with passion for innovation and technology
  • Excellent command of language verbal and written in both German and English (both at least Level C1) is a must

Ready to start? Then apply directly via the "Apply now" button! Mr. Marko Colic (HR Systems & Process Manager) 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).

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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