Materials Specialist - Full Time - KotkaFinland


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 Global Technology team as a Material Specialist, as we continue developing our material knowledge and products for the future!


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Coordinating material research and development, as part of a global team
  • Participating in and supporting product development projects with your in-depth material knowledge
  • Supporting other functions such as Sales and Operations in the field of material technology: material selections, manufacturing processes, root cause analysis, etc.
  • Maintaining and developing material procedures and guidelines
  • Organizing material trainings





To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • University degree in material technology (M.Sc. / Lic.Sc. / D.Sc.)
  • Sound knowledge in general materials science and technology
  • Successful and proven experience in metallurgy
  • Fluency in English for collaborating with other Sulzer locations and our global team of material specialists


Your working style can be described as precise and reliable, and your aim is to find solutions to challenges at hand. Good communication and teamworking skills are vital, since you will be collaborating as a member of a global organization. Documenting work completed comes naturally from you.


Your benefits: 

  • A dynamic framework with international collaborations
  • A full support by your colleagues, supervisor, and other stakeholders in our company
  • Opportunity to develop your knowledge 
  • Personalized pre- and onboarding
  • Extensive occupational health care
  • A lunch- and welfare benefits



Location: Position is primarily based in Kotka, Finland but also a possibility to work in our Helsinki office. As part of Material Specialist’s global role, parallel recruitment and opportunity exists also at Sulzer Pumps France, located in St. Quentin. We have implemented a hybrid working model which allows you to plan and organize your calendar that suits best for your needs.




Have a question about the role? Reach out to hiring manager Sami Virtanen, +358505550266. Best available on July 7th, July 20th, and August 10th. 


We are looking forward to hearing from you!





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.

Flow Equipment

The Flow Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically engineered for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders, screens and filters developed through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.


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