Machinist - Full Time - IpswichUnited 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.


Join Sulzer Services UK at our Ipswich Service centre as our Machinist. If you are highly motivated, organised, and have a keen eye for detail with an electrical and mechanical background in engineering you can help us take Sulzer Services UK to the next level. 
What we do at Ipswich - We repair and refurbish all types of rotating equipment, specializing in the overhaul, repair and testing of motors and the repairs pumps, as well as the mechanical services of balancing, stoving and burnouts, lathing, slotting, boring, pressing, welding and spraying. 

In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Manual machining bespoke components
  • Measure and record build tolerances, and ability to determine parts that require repair
  • Develop and maintain good and effective relationships with clients to optimise customer satisfaction


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A recognized Electrical / Mechanical engineering apprenticeship background  
  • Exeperience of using Lathes 
  • Full and valid driving license is preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Numerate, methodical, and practical skills are essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team


Your benefits: 

  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Eligible for the company-wide bonus scheme 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment, and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Location:  Ipswich is an up-and-coming vibrant town with lots to see and do. Ipswich has excellent transport links to London.


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).

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.


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.


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