Service Technician Steam Turbines / Compressors (m/f/d) - Fulltime - Mannheim, Germany (potentially flexible)


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.


In this versatile job, you will be responsible for service works on steam turbines and compressors of various types and makes.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Repair, maintenance, testing and commissioning mainly of steam turbines and compressors in the workshop as well as in the plant of our customers (throughout Germany and possibly in other European countries)
  • Independent disassembly and assembly of the components as well as the entire units
  • First point of contact for the customer on site (if necessary, with the support of colleagues in the service center)


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Apprenticeship as an industrial mechanic or comparable training / experience
  • Relevant professional experience in the service of steam turbines or compressors
  • Enjoyment of technical troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team as well as a high level of customer and service orientation
  • Flexibility (including readiness for overtime as well as one-day and multi-day customer-site assignments)
  • valid driver's license (car)
  • good command of English (additional languages a plus)


Your benefits:

 At Sulzer, you will become part of a strong team. We offer you a high degree of personal responsibility, as well as excellent future prospects. With our affiliation to the metal and electrical collective agreement Nordwürttemberg/Nordbaden, we offer adequate remuneration and numerous social benefits. For example, you can expect:

  • a permanent employment contract
  • very good working environment and team within the service center
  • flexible working hours as part of our flextime model based on a 35-hour week 
  • 30 days of vacation in a calendar year as well as the possibility for additional flextime days within the framework of the flextime model
  • Special company payments such as holiday and Christmas bonuses
  • Opportunities for further training and further development
  • Long-term time accounts with attractive support from the company
  • Company pension as well as additional possibility to use the individual gross deferred compensation of the MetallRente
  • Supplementary health insurance with subsidy from the company
  • Free employee parking, but also good access to public transport


Location: Ideally, employment contract is with our Mannheim location (but also possible at one of our other Sulzer locations). Our Service Center Mannheim is centrally located in the Rhine-Neckar triangle Ludwigshafen-Mannheim-Heidelberg, directly in the industrial area Mannheim-Neckarau. As part of a globally successful group, we offer our customers technical advice, inspection, preventive maintenance, servicing and repair of rotating machines (pumps, compressors, turbines), regardless of type, make and material. In addition, we offer a wide range of technical services such as damage analysis, system assessment, retrofitting of pumps and spare parts service. Our customers come mainly from the fields of power plant technology, petrochemicals/refineries, and chemical plants.


No visa or work permit support can be provided for this role.


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Nina Rufer at 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.


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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