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Innovation Manager  - Full Time  - Haag , Switzerland


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 APS_HQ  team within Applicator Systems  division in Switzerland  as Innovation Manager  to help us take the innovation management to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Driving and directing a portfolio of new innovative solution realizations, such as business models, technologies, products, processes and services from opportunity to launch
  • Ensuring insights about upcoming user needs and relevant market trends and deriving Innovation opportunities in order to create new business and support departments in their growth strategies
  • Our global Ideation Process, including process management, software, conduction of workshops and first explorations, as well as motivation and enabling of people to contribute
  • Moderation of internal and external innovation workshops, and coaching of cross-functional innovation project teams with best practice tools and methods
  • Strong support of Transformation, Digitalization and Sustainability efforts within APS to ensure further growth, such as related product & service Innovations or agile mindset and methodologies roll out


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Master Degree in Engineering Management, Innovation Management or equivalent
  • Several years experience in a similar position
  • Engineering or UX design skills a plus
  • Experienced in project, portfolio and process management
  • Business fluent in German and English


Our benefits: 

  • 40 hours working week
  • Generous holiday regulation
  • Contribution to pension fund with very good savings plan options
  • Free company parking
  • Access to various benefits
  • Loyalty bonuses for longstanding employees


Location: This job is located in Haag. A great place with a lot of quality of life, because in the middle of the beautiful Rhine Valley, surrounded by a unique mountain scenery, with varied offers and many sights.

Other Sulzer APS working locations are open to discuss.


Applicants from EU / EFTA are welcome to apply. Currently, we are not accepting applications from employment agencies.


Have a question about the role? Contact Patrick Rainer, HR Business Partner, +41 81 414 72 70. We look 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

Applicator systems

Through its well-known brands (Mixpac, Transcodent, Cox, Medmix, Haselmeier and Geka), Sulzer APS develops and delivers innovative products and services for liquid application and mixing solutions within the healthcare, adhesives and beauty markets. Our IP-protected applicator solutions make our customers’ products precise, safe, unique and more sustainable, leveraging our industry-leading expertise in plastic-injection molding, two-component mixing, drug delivery and micro-brushes. www.sulzer.com


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