Electrical Designer - Full Time - WhitbyCanada


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 team within the Chemtech division of Sulzer Canada as an Electrical Designer to help us take FRC to the next level. 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Creating detailed designs of control and automation systems for wastewater machinery including panel schematics, panel layouts, PLC systems, I/O lists and bills of materials
  • Developing, testing, and troubleshooting PLC and HMI software, electrical circuits, and equipment
  • Identifying customer requirements and translating them into engineered solutions in accordance with related safety standards
  • Managing the manufacturing and procurement of electrical panels and equipment with sub suppliers
  • Working within the project and sales teams by providing support on electrical and controls related matters
  • Providing electrical and controls related project support in the field 
  • Managing a growing electrical design team
  • Performing other duties and special projects as assigned.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Working knowledge in the design of electrical control systems
  • Experience with PLCs, HMI, and SCADA (preferably Allen Bradley)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Understanding of electrical and safety standards
  • Knowledge of waste management, or water treatment equipment/industry would be an asset
  • Willingness to travel to support onsite and field activities
  • Willingness to take occasional criminal record/drug tests for US clients


If you possess a university degree or college diploma in electrical engineering or technology, take the next step and make the most of your electrical design skills.


Your benefits:

  • Vacation: 15 days upon completion of 1 year of service
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Employee Asssitance Program


Location: We are based in Whitby, with easy access to Highway 401.

Required: Valid Canadian passport and ability to travel to the US.



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 2022, our 13’800 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.2 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN). www.sulzer.com


The Chemtech division is the global market leader in innovative mass transfer, static mixing and polymer solutions for petrochemicals, refining and LNG. Chemtech is also leading the way in ecological solutions such as biopolymers as well as textile and plastic recycling, contributing to a circular economy. Our product offering ranges from technology licensing to process components all the way to complete separation process plants. Customer support ranges from engineering and field services to tray and packing installation, tower maintenance, welding and plant turnaround projects – ensuring minimal downtime.


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