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Sales Engineer for Process Plants, Europe (m/w/d) - Full Time - EssenGermany


Sulzer is a leading engineering company with a proud heritage of innovation. Join our global team to grow your expertise and develop innovative solutions that enable a prosperous and more sustainable society. 


We are looking for a Sales Engineer to join our Process Plants unit and contribute to expanding our client/project portfolio in Europe.
The position is home-office based, preferably in Germany but anywhere in Europe is possible. 



Your main tasks and responsibilities:  


  • Sales Responsibility: You will be responsible for selling chemical process plants and systems in Europe, conducting technical and commercial negotiations.
  • Applications: You will present our products and services, with a focus on sustainability in various applications (such as solvent and chemical recycling, wastewater treatment, separation and purification of chemicals and fuels from alternative and sustainable sources).
  • Customer Relations: Building strong relationships with existing and potential customers, understanding market challenges.
  • Technical Consultation: Working closely with customers to understand their requirements and develop customized process solutions based on our mass transfer technologies, including distillation, extraction, evaporation, and pervaporation.
  • Team Collaboration: Close collaboration with our application experts in Switzerland for proposal development and customer support.
  • Market Awareness: Staying informed about industry trends, competition, and emerging technologies. Based on your market knowledge, you’ll develop effective strategies for further market penetration and growth.


To succeed in this role, you will need: 


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical process engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in technical sales for complex solutions preferably for process systems in the chemical environment.
  • Knowledge of the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or (bio)refinery industry is advantageous.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts clearly.
  • Fluent English skills, preferably also German, and any other language a plus



What we offer you: 


  • A challenging position in an international company with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability.
  • Opportunities to learn new skills and continuously develop.
  • A dynamic work environment characterized by collaboration and diversity.
  • Home office and other benefits according to country of residence.
  • Attractive compensation and social benefits.
  • Permanent employment contract.
  • Additional company benefits (e.g., pension plan, family service hotline).
  • Specialized training and further education opportunities. 

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



Do you have a question about the role? 

Reach out to Silvia de Bellis at silvia.debellis@sulzer.com. Our team is looking forward hearing from you! 


Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and are committed to offering an inclusive work environment. 
We are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2024 in Brazil, China, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. 

About us


Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering and chemical processing applications. We specialize in energy-efficient pumping, agitation, mixing, separation, purification, crystallization and polymerization technologies for fluids of all types. Our solutions enable carbon emission reductions, development of polymers from biological sources, recycling of plastic waste and textiles, and efficient power storage. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 160 world-class manufacturing facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2023, our 13'130 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN). www.sulzer.com

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