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Design Engineer - Full Time - HungerfordUnited 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.


Do you like seeing a product evolve from concept, design, and launch to being tried and tested throughout its life cycle? Are you looking for a fast-paced role in a market-leading innovative company that is constantly evolving?

We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer to ensure our dispensers and applicators continue to be innovative and industry-leading from concept and throughout their entire life cycle, to help take us to the next level.  

As part of the design team, you will assist in the design and launch of new products and help develop and evolve our existing products to ensure they are continually meeting the needs of our customers.


In this role you will be accountable for: –

  • Lead the new product development of handheld manual, pneumatic and cordless dispensing equipment from concept to production
  • To produce appropriate documentation to enable the production and certification of dispensing tools
  • To assist the Quality and Manufacturing Engineering team in diagnosing problems and in making improvements to existing products
  • Use of CAD tools to design new products with production of 3D models/assemblies and associated 2D technical drawings
  • Assist in test and verification of products
  • Identify and develop new technologies to support strategic product development


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • 1st or (upper) 2nd class engineering degree, or equivalent, in product design engineering/ industrial design, mechanical engineering.
  • Experience in designing electromechanical equipment or experience of electromechanical systems; experience of tool/personal equipment design desirable
  • Experience in designing for multiple manufacturing methods, including additive manufacturing 
  • Experience in managing both in-house and outsourced engineering activities.
  • Experience of working in a Quality Assured environment using standard tools such as DFMEA, DVP&R, control plans, etc. 
  • Experience in writing technical reports; ability to write technical documents for publication is desirable
  • Good verbal communication skills; experience presenting the technical subject matter to non-technical audiences desirable
  • Proficient in the use of CAD tools (Autodesk), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with MRP tools (SAP) is desirable


Your benefits: 

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and company bonus scheme  
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment, and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Location: We are based in Hungerford. The charming market town is conveniently placed for access to the local towns of Swindon and Newbury, with Great transportation links being just off junction 14 of the M4 motorway. Hungerford is also on the main train line from London Paddington to the West Country.




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 – 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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