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Manager Application Development EAP (f/m/d)

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Date: Sep 15, 2022

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 joining a dynamic, international work environment? Then you could be a great fit for our team! Be part of us and make a contribution to the development of the company, and of the employees every day. 


Datwyler has developed an innovative form of disruptive technology, based on electro-active polymers (EAP) with unique features, which has potential applications beyond currently established solutions. A dedicated team is in place, focusing on the industrialization and commercialization of the technology across industries and markets. To enhance this talented team, we are looking for an engineer with a hands-on, creative and innovative mindset.



Manager Application Development (f/m/d)
Dielectric elastomer actuators


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, internal departments, international sites and external partners. An interesting and comprehensive onboarding program, diverse and tailor-made training opportunities, attractive working conditions, a colourful and dedicated team with exciting tasks, are just some of the benefits we offer you!

Your responsibilities


  • Promote and publish the unique technology and related application in the relevant markets in close collaboration with internal departments, partners and stakeholders
  • Lead technical discussions with customers and interested parties for the identification of use cases and creation of application developments at customer
  • Development of EAP applications through electronics architecture, precise control, sensing, compliancy and safety features implementations
  • Support customer projects via technical consulting and provide specific product knowledge and information
  • Create internal knowledge based on characteristics and performance parameters of the product
  • Conceive and realize functional demonstrations 
  • Support the development of the product and the manufacturing processes


Our requirements 

  • Master’s degree in Robotics, Electro-Mechanical-, Systems- or Micro-Engineering in combination with good software application skills and prototyping background 
  • Experience in electronic circuit design and knowledge of Media Management technologies and Haptic feedback solutions (HMI) 
  • Knowledge of sensor applications and experience in EAP application fields would be an advantage
  • Self-driven and result-oriented character with good communication skills and passion for innovation and technology
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% 
  • Fluency in English and German (both min. level B2)



Ready to start? Then apply directly via the "Apply now" button! Julia Würsch (HR Business Partner) and the recruiting team are looking forward to meeting you, and are available for further questions via email ( or by phone (+41 41 875 12 83).

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.