Together with our suppliers, we strive for top performance.
We want to strengthen the company's success through distinguished purchasing activities. We use our profound market expertise and create sustainable procurement solutions by purchasing competitive goods and services. This is how we create value for our customers.
We build on supportive partnerships with our suppliers.
Datwyler is committed to honesty and integrity towards employees, customers, suppliers, competitors, and other stakeholders. We expect the same from our business partners. Through fairness and partnership, we create a climate that enables exceptional services that ultimately offer our customers an advantage.
We adhere to the highest standards of ethical behaviour.
100 years of innovation for the benefit of our customers, employees, shareholders, and other stakeholders – that is the hallmark of the Datwyler Group. Over this period, Datwyler has evolved from a family-owned Swiss company into an international group. Building on our strong roots, we have developed our own style with genuine values.
The following criteria are top priority for our Procurement Organization
The global procurement organization steers a big variety of purchasing activities within the Datwyler Group. Together with our suppliers, we want to pursue and implement a sustainable purchasing policy. With the following criteria Datwyler, sets its standard for a reliable partnership.
Our suppliers maintain a modern, efficient system of quality control. For certain business areas, a certification according to ISO 9001, IATF 16949 or ISO 15378 is a basic requirement for working with us.
Perfect services and delivery performance.
High flexibility, reliability, and problem-solving expertise are among the strengths of our suppliers.
A key component of our cost calculation is based on the prices of our suppliers. We expect a fair and transparent pricing.
We partner up with responsible suppliers who support us with creativity and innovation to build on our technological leadership.
Our suppliers comply with current laws and directives. Certifications such as ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001/ ISO 45001 and ISO 50001 support the idea of sustainability. Whereas holding such certifications is not mandatory for a partnership, we certainly have a preference for certified suppliers. Being certified will of course also be taken into account during a supplier’s performance measurement.
Datwyler expects all its suppliers to commit to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact relating to human rights, labour standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption initiatives. These principles form the basis of the Datwyler Supplier Code of Conduct, which must be signed by all suppliers. Besides that, following the standards according to REACH, IMDS, and Conflict Minerals is equally important.
Apply for admission as a potential supplier.
Please download the "Supplier self-assessment" questionnaire, fill it out completely, and send it back to us by email together with the signed Supplier Code of Conduct and Global Supplier Quality Agreement.
Specific region-, country- or site-related documents are available for download on the location pages.