Mechanical Engineer - Full Time - Middlesbrough, United 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 Middlesbrough Service centre as our Mechanical Engineer. 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. 

In this role you will provide excellent investigations, electrical and mechanical repairs, rewinding or overhauling maintenance, removal, and installation services to the Service Centre. You will ensure all work meets Sulzer’s standards, efficiencies and that customer satisfaction is always achieved. Training will be provided on electrical engineering for the right candidate, this is a predominantly mechanical role.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Overhaul of all types and manufactures of Low and High Voltage AC motors and generators
  • Service, maintain, and repair all types and manufactures of DC motors and generators
  • Provide mechanical engineering and general machining services including machining, welding, and dynamic balancing
  • Overhaul of all mechanical equipment including pumps, gearboxes and white metal bearings
  • Contribute to on-site maintenance, on-site machining, laser alignment, mechanical handling, and machinery or plant relocation
  • Identify any changes through condition monitoring including vibration analysis


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A recognised Electrical / Mechanical engineering apprenticeship preferred
  • Strong engineering background in a similar environment
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles of quality assurance, quality control and health and safety legislation
  • Previous demonstrable experience of overhaul and repair of all types of electric motors including; LV, HV, D.C., Ex. Along with other rotating equipment such as pumps and gearboxes
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements 
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt
  • Training will be provided on electrical engineering for the right candidate, this is a predominantly mechanical role.


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: Middlesbrough is bustling town in the heart of North Yorkshire, giving easy access to the North Yorkshire Moors - great to relax with family and friends. Situated close to the A19 the commuter links are great too.

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


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Lisa Jay 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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