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Retrofit Tendering Engineer - Full Time - LeedsUnited 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 Pumps based in Leeds, as a Retrofit Tendering Engineer, to serve our global customer base with comprehensive tenders for retrofit and upgrades of centrifugal pump equipment. Take responsibility for preparing costs and tender documents for significant value opportunities, in partnership with our global Retrofit Sales Team. Contribute to our business growth by supporting the development of our internal skills base and drive the business to the next level.


In this role you will be accountable for: –

  • Preparation of commercial tenders for various customer requirements, ranging from material upgrades to entire skid packages
  • Working closely with our Sales team to establish customer’s requirements and tailor proposals for the specific project; 
  • Ensure accurate interpretation of customer requests, owning clarification process and liaising with our internal engineering and production teams to gather all necessary information

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Educated to HNC level or above, in a mechanical or business management discipline
  • Working knowledge of rotating machinery (ideally centrifugal pumps) and related equipment (Drivers, gearboxes, lube oil systems, mechanical seals & systems)
  • Familiarity with engineering drawings, parts lists, BOMs and P&IDs
  • Self-motivation and exceptional communication skills for this customer facing role
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Knowledge of procurement and manufacturing processes would benefit the position greatly
  • Accomplished IT skills are a must; primarily within SAP, Microsoft Excel, and expanding to incorporate Microsoft Teams and other collaborative software packages


Your benefits: 

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and companywide bonus scheme
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • 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: One of Leeds’s biggest attractions is its location – Yorkshire! Leeds is a busy, exciting city filled with bars restaurants, it has great transportation network being close to the M62/M1 and local rail Links. 


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

Rotating Equipment Services

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.  www.sulzer.com


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