Vacancy: Machinist/ Thermal Metal Sprayer

Competitive Salary, Annual Bonus Scheme & Benefits Package

Location: York


Are you an experienced machinist looking for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for  you to become an expert in Thermal metal spraying.


The Role:

You will be involved in the Preparation & coating of components using hvof, Plasma, arc & wire thermal processes & equipment’s, components cover a wide range of different materials & sizes from mild steel, alloy steel, cast iron, bronzes & high nickel alloys, ceramics & up to 20t+ weight

  • Follow detailed spray procedures and instruction
  • Final inspection and record keeping ensuring quality and inspection and specification
  • Prepare various different size of components for thermal respray/build up
  • Review job folders and drawings to determine areas of parts to be masked, grit blasted and coated  
  • Setup various types of tooling, fixturing and parts for coating
  • Monitor parameters affecting the quality of coating


About you:

  • Experienced Machinist ideally apprentice trained
  • Ideally experience in thermal spray techniques relating to; The spray repairs to heavy industrial components from a wide range of industries including; steel, crushing, mining, forging, cement, chemical, power and rail
  • Health and Safety awareness / training - applying h & s practices & safe systems of work


  • 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

Given the pace of change at Sulzer, our employees enjoy growth and development opportunities in a supportive team environment which values agility, speed and courage.
At Sulzer, we build on the strengths and diversity of our people. We are all different and all have unique skills to contribute so that Sulzer is always stronger than the sum of its parts.
Are you the right person for Sulzer, are you looking for the thrill of new challenges?


About us

Through a network of over 100 service sites around the world, Sulzer provides cutting-edge parts, maintenance and repair solutions for pumps, turbines, compressors, motors and generators. We service our original equipment, but also all associated third-party rotating equipment run by of our customers, maximizing their sustainability and life cycle cost effectiveness. Our technology-based solutions, fast execution and expertise in complex maintenance projects are available at our customers’ doorstep.