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Manager Computational Engineering (f/m)

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Date: Apr 24, 2021

Location: Schattdorf, CH

Company: Datwyler

Dätwyler 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. We are constantly looking for talented and highly qualified employees at all levels of the company. Dätwyler offers the opportunity to dive into exciting industries and be part of a highly respected brand. From manufacturing employees to customer advisors, from technology experts to development engineers, from China to Mexico: at Daetwyler, our employees experience diversity that only an international company can offer. We do everything we can to help our talents reach their full potential - both on a professional and personal level. Our working environment is shaped by our values and beliefs: We are entrepreneurs, we create value for our clients, we strive for excellence and we treat each other with respect. With over 20 operating companies, sales in over 100 countries and some 7,000 employees, Dätwyler generates annual revenue of more than CHF 1,000 million.


Are you interested in a dynamic and international working environment? Then you are exactly right with us! Become part of our team and contribute to the development of the company and its employees every day. Apply now as

Manager Computational Engineering (f/m)
Technology and Innovation

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

Your responsibilities 


  • Autonomous planning and execution of finite element simulation projects for our various business units and their customers
  • Contributing to the concept development, design, dimensioning and analysis of durable machine components and tools for the deep drawing processes of our Business Unit Food & Beverage
  • Providing new and unconventional seal designs in co-engineering projects with customers for our Business Unit Mobility and supporting our engineering, sales, and marketing teams with numerical simulation
  • Evaluation of new simulation methods and tools to further enhance our simulation capabilities, initiation and supervision of collaborative projects with universities and research institutes
  • Providing competent expertise for internal and external customers in all questions concerning structural mechanics, fracture mechanics and fatigue analysis, numerical simulation and product design
  • Documentation of work results in project reports, invention protection by patent application, publication of selected topics in journals or presentations at conferences


Our requirements


  • A university degree (Master or PhD) in a relevant area, e.g. mechanical engineering, materials science, physics or applied mathematics
  • Strong background in structural mechanics, fracture mechanics, fatigue analysis, experience with multi-physics FE software like ANSYS, additional knowledge in CAD and the use of multibody dynamics software (MBS) is a clear advantage
  • Knowledge of the characterization and modelling of non-linear material behavior, preferably of the plasticization of metals like aluminium or steel, and basic knowledge of metal forming processes
  • Experience with a technical programming language such as MATLAB, Python, Java or APDL
  • Effective project management, analytical mindset, quick grasp of complex tasks, and the ability to work independently and in small cross-functional teams
  • Fluent in German and English (both min. Level C1) with very good conversation and presentation skills
  • A certain degree of flexibility and willingness to travel


Ready to start?


Then apply directly via the "Apply now" button! Julia Würsch (HR Generalist) and the recruiting team are looking forward to get to know you and are available for further questions by email (julia.wuersch@datwyler.com) or by phone (+41 41 875 12 83).



We offer a diverse and global work environment. 
As an internationally operating company, Daetwyler offers a wide range of job profiles and career opportunities. We encourage ambitious people who approach their work with commitment and enthusiasm to grow and exceed themselves. This gives every employee the opportunity to directly influence his or her work. At Daetwyler, we empower our employees to put their talents into a global context and to develop them continuously over time. That is why our employees are at the heart of Daetwyler - we treat each other with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual appreciation is our top priority.