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Design Engineer


At Sulzer, you are in charge of your career and continued development. Take the opportunity to broaden your skills by seeking new roles that reflect your experience. Create your own impact by building solutions that help make lives safer, smarter and more sustainable.


Join our team in the Design Office !


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Undertake responsibility for all design, processing and supporting activities for the assigned product range, including, where appropriate, pre-sales support
  • Compile/oversee engineering design studies for each order or contract and arrange specialist support assistance when required ensuring compliance with specifications.
  • Produce & control the preparation and issue of: schedules and specifications, calculations, repair procedure, drawings, 3D models, requisitions and Bill of Materials to satisfy design, manufacture and customer requirements
  • Be responsible for the specification and ordering of factored equipment such as motors, gearboxes, Lub Oil systems, mechanical seals, seal systems and couplings etc.
  • Co-ordinate design reviews and maintain records as appropriate
  • Give support to other departments on engineering problems associated with the product range
  • Liaise with Customer, Sub-suppliers and Service Centers as necessary
  • Observe the need to apply cost effective solutions and participate in ensuring costs are controlled within estimate.
  • Ensure that product development ideas are passed to the appropriate channels
  • Participate in introducing specific instructions into the EDS Manuals and the Tender Support Manuals
  • Participate in introducing new or revised standard products into our manufacturing range and ensuring that our designs are compatible with the latest design standards.
  • Participate and actively support company initiatives
  • Proactively engage and support company initiatives designed to promote a culture of safe working, environmental protection and continual improvement.
  • All other duties as relevant to the post


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • BAC+2 to BAC+5 depending on experience, mechanical background
  • Relevant experience within related industry including knowledge of industry practices & standards.
  • Knowledge in turbomachinery: Pumps, Turbines, compressors
  • Design and draughting skills
  • CAD and general computer skills
  • Preferably, Knowledge in metallurgy or welding


Your benefits: 

  • Benefit 1: Parking on site
  • Benefit 2: Access to the social and economic committee (CSE)
  • Benefit 3: Ticket Restaurant card
  • And many more... 


Location: We are based in Buchelay (78). 


Have a question about the role? Reach out to the recruiting team – Audrey DOS SANTOS - audrey.dossantos@sulzer.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!



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

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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