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Machinist/Fitter - Full Time - SouthamptonUnited 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 our RES UK Southampton Service Centre, as our Machinist to help take our machine shop to the next level.
What do we do? We repair and refurbish all types of rotating equipment, specializing in the repair or re-manufacture of a worn or damaged component, to the overhaul and rebuild of a complete machine.
 In this role you will be accountable for: 

  • Operation of large, manual machine tools such as Vertical Borers, Horizontal Borers, Lathes and Milling Machines
  • Machining of items during the repair process or manufacture of new items
  • Accurately reading engineering drawings and written instructions
  • Usage of measurement equipment such as micrometers and verniers
  •  Clear and concise documentation and generation of dimensional sizes and runouts


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Experience in machining small to heavy industrial components from a wide range of industries  power, steel, crushing, mining, forging, cement, chemical, rail, oil, gas, water
  • Apprentice trained/time served    
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written
  • Dedicated approach to Health & Safety and the desire to positively participate in improving the Health & Safety culture of the organisation


Your benefits: 

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and company 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: We are based in Southampton. This is a great place to live in a busy, exciting city filled with bars restaurants, with the New Forest, South Downs, Winchester, and Bournemouth  Just over an hour away is London, we have an international airport where you to virtually any country in Europe within a few hours.

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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