Hydraulic Engineer - Full Time - YorkUnited 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 Sulzer Services UK in York as our Hydraulics Engineer you will undertake hydraulic planned and reactive maintenance, installation, and repairs on a wide variety of industrial and mobile hydraulic systems to help take our Service Centre to the next level.   
The Service Centre works across multiple industry sectors and repairs a large array of different equipment and components. No 2 days are ever the same 


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Role is split between field service-based working on customers site and operating on-call/reactive breakdown basis and also working with the workshop as the need arises
  • Fault find on hydraulic equipment and repair as required
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings and written/verbal instruction
  • Maintain communication with the customer to understand their requirements  
  • Responsible for the final inspection to ensure all work meets the appropriate standards and quality control criteria as set out by the company


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A recognised apprenticeship or significant relevant experience. Previous experience of working on hydraulic equipment
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to use applicable hand tools (grinders etc)
  • A strong and dedicated approach to Health & Safety  
  • Trained and experienced in working on hydraulic equipment and systems
  • Experience in working on customers sites such as Power Stations & Petrochemical
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team


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
  • Appropriate training will be provided in Sulzer products, technology, and procedures


Location: We are based on the outskirts of York you will be close the historic walled City of York, whilst only a few minutes’ drive off the Outer Ring Road and 10 minutes’ drive to the A64, this road connects to the A1M and M1. York is a city with a lot to offer with, a wide variety of shops, theatres, and fab restaurants. As well as cool bars and a pub for almost every day of the year.


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

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

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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