Technical Lead 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.


Come and join our Energy team within the Flow Equipment division in Leeds as our Technical Lead Project Engineer. We are looking for a talented Lead Engineer who is a natural leader, great communicator, highly motivated, innovative and has a strong engineering background and great leadership qualities. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for you lead the projects and provide outstanding technical knowledge seeing projects from design to completion supporting us to drive the business to the next level.


In this role you will be accountable for: 

  • Being the first point of contact from the Engineering department for technical support i.e., customer, supplier, and internal related queries for assigned projects
  • Arranging for technical support on activities for the assigned projects 
  • Attending kick off, contract award discussions, client meetings & internal technical meetings  
  • Supporting technical questions relating to drawings and technical data (including vendor drawings and data) issued to the customer
  • Supporting and driving continuous process and tool development, participating in global design & standardisation initiatives
  • Liaising with the customer to clarify any technical questions and problems during the production process, particularly circumstances requiring customer approval


To succeed in this role, you will need: 

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree (or equivalent)
  • HNC/Equivalent in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplined engineering team is required 
  • Technical experience in projects and/or complex engineering activities
  • Knowledge of package related products
  • Approval of technical documents
  • Direct communication with suppliers and customers
  • Leadership skills
  • Change management skills
  • Influencing and persuasion skills
  • Commercial acumen


Your benefits: 

  • We offer a competitive salary and Personal bonus scheme 
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days 
  • Medical cover 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 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 a great transportation network being close to the M62/M1 and local rail Links.


No visa 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.

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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