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Senior Engineer Gas Turbines - 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 Sulzer Turbo Services team, part of Sulzer Rotating Equipment Services (RES), which is one of the world's most advanced independent providers of repair, overhaul, and maintenance within the turbine industry. From either Winterthur or Venlo (Lomm) or on site, we provide our customers worldwide with solid, customer-oriented, and flexible support for their Compressors, Steam and Gas Turbines. Please join our proud and highly skilled international crew as a Senior Engineer Gas Turbines.  

In this role you will be accountable for:
• You will be the Engineer for our GT13E2 and other Alstom Gas Turbines operations and maintenance activities in the field service engineering team.
• You will be based in our Sulzer Winterthur or Venlo location and expected to travel to customers/ on site on a regular basis.
• Based on your experience, diagnostics, and analysis you will guide our service teams to ensure continuous and reliable operations of our customers equipment.
• To set up engineering procedures, work scopes and specifications for inspection and maintenance of Alstom Gas Turbines and in accordance with our Sulzer quality and safety standards and be responsible as back office GT engineer.
• As a site manager or technical advisor, you will ensure the delivery of minor and major service events, leading international teams and representing Sulzer towards our customers.
• In addition, you will assist the sales department whenever needed to visit our customers for technical alignment and you will support our tendering engineers by analyzing requests for quotation in order to decide the scope of work, tooling and schedules required.
• Finally, you enjoy to actively develop our teams on specific engineering skills on Gas Turbines and using your extensive field service knowledge and experience.


Summarized: This position is is a mix of office work, workshop engineering support and field service support. The amount of field work (business travel)  might differ from 20% to 40% depending on the workload. 

To succeed in this role, you will need to:
• Have a degree in (mechanical) engineering.
• Have a minimum of 10 years extensive field service experience with Alstom Gas Turbines in Power Generation (E and F class gas turbines) including sub systems and auxiliaries.
• Have experience with inspections, equipment failure investigations and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and typical findings.
• Have knowledge of proven site refurbishment techniques and knowledge of used materials in the equipment.
• Be fluent in written and spoken English.
• Have excellent developed communication and presentation skills.
• Have a proactive and flexible attitude with the willingness to international travel. 


Your benefits:

  • Attractive compensation
  • Excellent social beneftis
  • Global opportunities
  • A fresh, vibrant and agile employment culture
  • The chance to make a real difference


Preferred locations are in Switzerland (Winterthur) or in the Netherlands (Venlo). 



Please send us your application including a complete resume and short motivation letter via the online tool. 


International applicants are welcome to apply.


Have a question about the role?

Reach out to Andrea Müller, HR Business Partner & Recruiter at +41 52 262 3568. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated: We have already chosen our recruitment channels for this vacancy and therefore kindly request recruitment services (secondment / recruitment and selection) not to contact us.


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

82% 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

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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