Product and Category Manager General Industries

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Date: Jan 20, 2023

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



Product and Category Manager (all genders)

General Industries



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 


  • Ownership of the product roadmap and execution of the product strategy
  • Manage product profitability and commercial success, owning the business case
  • Work closely together with the marketing function to ensure product ranges and capabilities are promoted with maximum effectiveness to the targeted market segments
  • Work together with marketing to analyse data and insights from customer feedback, market trends, technology changes and regulatory changes which may alter the profile of our product portfolio and needs to adapt or develop additional capabilities
  • Work together with marketing to create activities that generate demand for our products and capabilities
  • Be the custodian of product master data within the BU, and manage the creation and availability of all relevant product and material specifications and certifications
  • Provide training and training materials on our product ranges to internal customer facing staff, external design engineers and distributors in order to maximise the chances of our products being sold within our target markets
  • Find and manage potential future vendors for supplementary product families and capabilities to be added to our portfolio, whilst building and driving relationships to improve pricing and quality of services

Our requirements


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Marketing, Business Administration or another relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years experience in product and category management roles in a B2B environment
  • A strong knowledge of marketing and sales processes and principles
  • Ability to analyse and develop accurate conclusions to support category decisions based on key data
  • An analytical mind with strategic ability
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% to support customers and colleagues
  • Fluency in English (written and oral level C1), good command of German (Level B2) will be an advantage

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 ( 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.