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Machinist - Full Time - AvonmouthUnited Kingdom


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.


Great opportunity to join RES UK Avonmouth Service Centre, as a Manual Machinist to help take our Service Centre to the next level.    

Avonmouth Service Centre works across multiple industry sectors and repairs a large array of different equipment and components. No two days are ever the same and this role will provide a large amount of variation and allow you to challenge yourself on a daily basis.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Adhering to the company QESH Procedures
  • To manufacture new, or repair worn/damaged items through general machining techniques. 
  • Using a wide variety of conventional machine tools


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Apprentice trained/time served machining qualification.
  • Experience of working within a heavy engineering/machining background and experience of using large manual machine tools
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written form
  • Flexible attitude to support customer breakdown/urgent overhauls
  • Fully conversant with reading and understanding Engineering Drawings. 
  • Very good communication with colleagues, supervisors and works management 
  • Competent in the use of measuring equipment such as Micrometers, Vernier Calipers and so on.


Your benefits: 

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and company bonus
  • Regular overtime during weekdays and weekends 
  • Bonus scheme.     
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment, and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Location: We are based in Avonmouth with very road links to M49, M5 & M4. Avonmouth Train Station is just a short 10-minute walk from the Service Centre. Just under 10 miles away, Bristol city centre offers a superb taste of culture, food, history and fantastic shopping opportunities



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

Rotating Equipment Services

Through a network of over 100 service sites around the world, Sulzer provides cutting-edge parts as well as maintenance and repair solutions for pumps, turbines, compressors, motors and generators. We service our own original equipment, but also all associated third-party rotating equipment run by our customers, maximizing its sustainability and life cycle cost-effectiveness. Our technology-based solutions, fast execution and expertise in complex maintenance projects are available at our customers’ doorsteps. www.sulzer.com


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