Project Manager - Electrical, Control & Instrumentation - Full Time - AberdeenUnited Kingdom


Sulzer is a leading engineering company with a proud heritage of innovation. Join our global team to grow your expertise and develop innovative solutions that enable a prosperous and more sustainable society. 


Sulzer's Aberdeen Service Centre in Ellon is a premier facility specialising in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of a diverse range of rotating equipment. With a strong focus on delivering top-notch services, we support industries such as oil and gas, power generation, and water treatment. At Sulzer Aberdeen, we pride ourselves on innovation and excellence, ensuring our clients receive unparalleled service and support.


We are currently experiencing significant growth in our electrical inspection and control panel manufacturing business. As such, we are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager - Electrical, Control & Instrumentation. Sulzer designs, manufactures, and tests control panels with powerful, unique features built-in as standard against client specifications. As Project Manager, you will oversee both in-house and field-based activities related to the design, build, and implementation of these control panels as well as industrial electrical projects such as Atex inspection and general installation and fault finding.


Your main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the entire lifecycle of EC&I projects, ensuring timely delivery within budget and to the highest quality standards.
  • Direct the design and build of pump controllers and control panels, leveraging Sulzer’s unique and powerful standard features.
  • Take ownership and accountability for the tendering of projects, ensuring appropriate commercial risk management and project profitability.
  • Ensure seamless integration and functionality of control panels through effective coordination of in-house engineering and manufacturing activities.
  • Manage installation, commissioning, and troubleshooting of electrical systems at various client sites.
  • Work closely with clients to understand their requirements and provide tailored solutions that enhance the performance of their pumping stations.
  • Ensure all activities comply with relevant industry standards and regulations.
  • Prepare and present regular project updates, including progress reports, risk assessments, and mitigation plans
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and excellence within the project team.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A strong background in control panel design, manufacturing processes, and field-based implementation.
  • A formal qualification in Electrical Engineering, Control & Instrumentation, or a related field is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Atex systems is preferred, with a formal qualification such as CompEx Ex01-Ex04 being advantageous.
  • Experience in project management is advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience in using customer relationship management tools such as Salesforce is advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with a track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively liaising with clients and internal stakeholders.


What We Offer:

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) plus service days
  • Personal bonus
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on everyday shopping, entertainment, and lifestyle
  • Long service awards
  • Access to a local sports facility


Join us at Sulzer Aberdeen and be part of a team that values innovation, excellence, and a commitment to providing unparalleled service and support. If you are a highly motivated professional with a passion for control panel manufacturing and electrical inspection, we want to hear from you. Apply now to drive further expansion of our service offering and contribute to the success of our clients' operations.


Do you have a question about the role? 

Reach out to Daniel Faulkner at . Our team is looking forward hearing from you! 


Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and are committed to offering an inclusive work environment. 
We are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2024 in Brazil, China, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. 

About us


Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering and chemical processing applications. We specialize in energy-efficient pumping, agitation, mixing, separation, purification, crystallization and polymerization technologies for fluids of all types. Our solutions enable carbon emission reductions, development of polymers from biological sources, recycling of plastic waste and textiles, and efficient power storage. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 160 world-class manufacturing facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2023, our 13'130 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

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