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Development Engineer Polymer Recycling - Full Time - WinterthurSwitzerland


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 Renewables and Bio-based team within our Chemtech division in Winterthur as development engineer for polymer recycling applications to help us bring our circular solutions to the next level.


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Supporting and driving internal and external R&D projects in the field of advanced polymer recycling 
  • Supervising and supporting lab and pilot testing activities
  • Scouting for and evaluating advanced recycling technologies 
  • Ensuring that short term and long-term goals are met
  • Supporting marketing & sales activities


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Strong technical background in polymer processing or process scale-up
  • Familiar with developing and implementing novel and innovative technologies
  • Strong willingness to create an impact in our society
  • Availability for travelling globally (10 – 30%) 
  • Fluency in English, any other language of advantage
  • Good team spirit


If you are a chemical or process engineer qualified with proven expertise in developing process innovations, take the next step and make the most of your technical, business and communication skills.


Your benefits:

  • 25 days holidays
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Location: We are based in Winterthur.


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


Have a question about the role? Reach out to Kitti Szekeres at +41 (0) 52 262 31 53. 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 – 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


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. www.sulzer.com


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