Technical Services Mechanical Engineer - Full Time - BirminghamUnited 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.


Join our Technical Services Team as a Mechanical Engineer. This role allows you to share your wealth of knowledge across our business not only in the UK but overseas too. If you are ambitious and want to excel in your career, please read on.
In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Providing mechanical design and good understanding of engineering principles across our UK network of Service Centres
  • Writing technical reports on generator and motor mechanical issues
  • Reviewing quality failings and implementing improvement plans
  • Offering technical advice
  • Updating company process procedures on mechanical works
  • Approving new suppliers
  • Operating 3D laser scan equipment and reverse engineering.
  • Designing using classical methods or infinite element analysis techniques


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Nationally recognised engineering degree or higher-level qualification
  • Solid technical background in mechanical engineering
  • Familiar with rotating machines, particularly motors and generators
  • Fully conversant with international standards IEC, ISO etc
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence and persuade
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and overseas when required
  • Organised and methodical in your approach with positive mindset to adapt to changing needs to support the business
  • Team player who can work autonomously. 


Your benefits:  

  • We offer a competitive salary and company bonus scheme 
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • On-site car parking 
  • Flexitime working hours
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle 
  • Long service awards 

Location: We are based in Birmingham.  This is a great place to live because, we are in a brand-new state of the art facility, located on the prestigious Birmingham Business Park, with great amenities including an onsite café and a Day nursery, centrally located off Junction 6 of the M42 and Junction 4 of M6. It has immediate access to the Midlands motorway network with direct links into Birmingham City Centre. Birmingham International Railway Station and Airport are minutes from The Park offering excellent rail and air links. 


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


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Lisa Jay 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 2022, our 13’800 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.2 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).


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.


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