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Process Engineer m/f


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.


Join us to strengthen our Process Engineering Team in Allschwil (Basel area, Switzerland).


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Process design of equipment and units for the thermal separation, especially for systems
  • Technical support of Sales and APT, especially for systems
  • Performance of basic engineering work (process)
  • Project management with technical and commercial responsibility for engineering projects (e.g. studies)
  • Support commissioning and optimization of units for thermal separation
  • Preparation of Basic Engineering documents
  • Reviewing of Detail Engineering documents
  • Sizing of Sulzer proprietary equipment
  • Takes ownership for improvement and development of the technology - in coordination with R&D
  • Responsible for the Sulzer process in project teams and towards our clients
  • Participation in client meetings, support and advisory service at client’s site
  • Start-up supervision of our chemical plants
  • Analysis and evaluation of comprehensive data from our pilot plants
  • Travelling approx. 30%


To succeed in this role, you will need:

You have a university degree in process, chemical engineering and looking forward to contribute with your talent and engagement to a well-established team of process engineers. You have at least 5 years of experience in plant/equipment design and knowledge on separation technologies. You will work in a core discipline of engineering, play a key role in project teams and maintain regular contact to our international client base. You like to travel and spend time abroad for meetings and commissioning. You are fluent in English, German is a plus. Moreover, you are able to adapt to people in other disciplines and various cultures. Your colleagues appreciate your hands-on personality with a passion for engineering works and process design. 


Your benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service awards
  • Onsite car parking


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.


No visa or work permit support can be provided for this role.


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 – 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). www.sulzer.com

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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