Lead Mechanical Engineer - Full Time - Pasadena (TX)United States


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 Services_AME  team within Services division in United States as Lead Mechanical Engineer to help us take Sulzer to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Supervises the activities of the RES Field Engineering Team including Performance Reviews of certain RES Field Engineering individuals. Also provide technical support and advice on Retrofits and field problems to RES Field Engineers
  • Provide customer service and respond to customer(s) technical issues and questions regarding pump systems: mechanical design improvements, hydraulic re-rates and enhancements, vibration analysis, pressure boundary analysis, metallurgical problem solving, corrosion/erosion, optimize plant systems/rotating equipment interfaces, maintenance and system operation/limitations, thrust calculations, seal flush plan optimization and baseplates.  Process FEAR's completely and accurately.
  • Assist RES sales personnel with technical issues and technical presentations.  This support will often be ‘one on one’ with customer with the technical content being paramount to obtaining order.  Provide technical input for quotes.  Provide technical training for sales personnel, supports administrative functions of the department, including, design review, project reporting and team meetings.
  • Assists RES Engineering Management in the training and development of RES Engineering personnel.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years experience (or equivalent) in the design of rotating equipment
  • Good interpersonal, communication, analytical and computer skills
  • Mechanical drafting skills using 2D and /or 3D CAD
  • Working knowledge of ANSI Y14 Drafting Standards
  • Has mastered the engineering concepts and application principles of all Sulzer Pumps core products or has demonstrated related equivalent related experience
  • Proven and demonstrated leadership skills


Your benefits: 

  • 15 days of paid time off and 11 company-paid holidays
  • 401k plan with a 6% match
  • Comprehensive health plan including medical, dental, vision, Life, short-term & long-term disability
  • Health savings account matching
  • Motivating wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid paternal leave 
  • Gym re-imbursement


Location: We are based in Pasadena (TX)



We are looking forward to hearing from you!



Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

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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


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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