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Senior Application Engineer (m/w) – Full-time – Allschwil, Switzerland


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 our Sales team in Allschwil to contribute on the client satisfaction and experience.


In this role you will be accountable for performing engineering work within the framework of the projects of the Process Design Group, especially for distillation, absorption, extraction and related fields:

  • Full responsibility for the process design of equipment and units for the thermal separation, especially for systems with high complexity
  • Provide technical support for Sales and APT (Application & Process Technologies), especially for systems with high complexity
  • Perform basic engineering work (process)
  • Being accountable for the project management with technical and commercial responsibility for engineering projects (e.g. studies)
  • Support commissioning and optimization of units for thermal separation
  • Optimize work processes for Process engineering
  • Train and educate colleagues, front sales organization (including agents) on a regular basis based on the company requirements


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Chemical engineer with University degree
  • Experience of 5-10 years in plant design
  • Knowledge in separation technologies and plant design
  • Leadership and Sales skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent stakeholder management on different managerial levels
  • Ability to work independently, having a customer focus and proven negotiation skills
  • IT knowledge in simulation software
  • Fluent in German and English, both oral and written. Further languages are beneficial
  • Travel requirements: max 30% of the time


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.

  • If you are a highly qualified Senior Application Engineer with an interest in Process Plants, take the next step and make the most of your abilities. Have a question about the role? Reach out to Laura Pracht via email (laura.pracht@sulzer.com). We are looking forward to hearing from you!
  • Candidates with valid permits have first consideration. 



Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.
82% 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


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. www.sulzer.com


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