Applications Engineer - Full Time - Houston (TX)United States


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 ST AME  team within Chemtech division in United States as Applications Engineer


In this role you will be accountable for:

  •  Developing technical and commercial proposals and configuring the design for Level 1 projects.
  •  Under supervision, responding to all technical and commercial responses to the customer.
  •  Follow up on all inbound projects and updating the sales tool.
  •  Reviewing and approving the scope of supply and creating a draft of the job.
  •  Meeting on site with internal and external customers to review specification and requirements, present and discuss the proposal and project initiation.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  •  Bachelor's of Science in Chemical Engineering or 2 years of similar experience in a related field of Applications/Process Engineering in a mass transfer/distillation focus.
  •  Knowledge of commercial terms.
  •  Eagerness to learn and grow in knowledge and skills.
  •  Experience using PRO II, ChemCad, and/or AutoCAd a plus.
  •  Experience in the process industry, mass transfer industry, or heat transfer industry a plus.
  •  Ability to prepare process designs, commercial and technical proposals.
  •  Analytical capability as required to collect, review, assess, and interpret customer's data, process requirements, design specifications, and parameters.
  •  Experience in the use of personal computers, including word-processing, spread sheets, and CRM.
  •  Excellent communication and interpretation skills.
  •  Occasional travel based on job requirements.


Your benefits: 

  •  11 paid holidays
  •  Paid time off
  •  Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  •  401K with company match
  •  Retirement security contributions
  •  Identity theft
  •  Critical illness and accident
  •  Wellness


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


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 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN).

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.


The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing and polymer solutions for petrochemicals, refining and LNG. Chemtech is also leading the way in ecological solutions such as biopolymers as well as textile and plastic recycling, contributing to a circular economy. Our product offering ranges from technology licensing to process components all the way to complete separation process plants. Customer support ranges from engineering and field services to tray and packing installation, tower maintenance, welding and plant turnaround projects – ensuring minimal downtime.


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