Design Engineer Plant Engineering (m/w) - Full Time - AllschwilSwitzerland


At Sulzer, you are empowered to deliver superior results. As a pioneer in industry we have a proud heritage of innovation and continue to evolve for the future. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise and building solutions that help make our lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Preparation of P&ID’s for chemical, wastewater and pharmaceutical production
  • Specification of manual valves and pipe material based on project specifications
  • Creation of 3D equipment supports including definition of nozzle orientations on equipment
  • Design of steel structure specification drawings including grating drawings
  • Specification of steel structures according to project specifications
  • Piping design up to isometrics, including support concept and bill of material
  • Technical support of purchasing in the procurement of pipe material and pipe fittings
  • Interface coordination to the departments: project management, equipment design, MSR planning, purchasing and plant assembly
  • Monitoring of schedule, cost and hours within Plant design department as supports for team lead.



To succeed in this role, you will need:

You have a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in the field of plant planning and fabrication in an international environment. Preferrably you have a technical degree or an equivalent education in mechanical or electrical engineering. A team player attitude and communication skills are essential. You are customer focused with advanced analytical skills and we expect excellent English and good German skills.


Your benefits:

  • Attractive compensation 
  • Excellent social benefits
  • Global development opportunities
  • An innovative, vibrant and agile culture
  • Free parking space and accessibility with public transportation


Location: We are based in Allschwil. This is a great growing place and is just next to the nice city of Basel, accessible via bus and tram.


International applicants are welcome to apply


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Laura Pracht at We are looking forward to hearing from you!



Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

83% of our employees recommend Sulzer as a good place to work and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2022 in Switzerland. So come and join our story, starting today!

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.


The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing and polymer solutions for petrochemicals, refining and LNG. Chemtech is also leading the way in ecological solutions such as biopolymers as well as textile and plastic recycling, contributing to a circular economy. Our product offering ranges from technology licensing to process components all the way to complete separation process plants. Customer support ranges from engineering and field services to tray and packing installation, tower maintenance, welding and plant turnaround projects – ensuring minimal downtime.


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