Full Time - Workshop Supervisor - Maitland, NSW


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.


Rotating Equipment Services, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is the largest independent provider of repair and maintenance services for turbo machinery, generators, motors, and pumps. Our global network ensures high-quality local service and our highly collaborative work environment encourages every individual to contribute. Sulzer means access to the world, interaction with an exciting customer base, and a challenging and rewarding working environment.


Sulzer Australia is currently looking for a Workshop Supervisor - Maitland Service Centre.  Reporting to the Works Manager, your responsibilities in supporting the workshop and general site will include, but are not limited to:


In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Work with SC Management to meet defined targets.
  • Lead, manage and mentor departmental personnel members.
  • Uphold customer relationships, collect customer feedback, share with sales and management. 
  • Assist the Works Manager in the recruitment, training, development, performance management, discipline, motivation and safe working practices of Department personnel.
  • Identify training needs for Department personnel and ensure Department personnel remain up to date with all Work Instructions.
  • Documenting jobs to include health and safety compliance and quality assurance.
  • Quoting and estimating of jobs if designated by the Works Manager.
  • Understand the workflow in the relevant Department and work with Department personnel in the scheduling of jobs and allocation of resources so maximum efficiency and economy of operations is achieved with each job.
  • Control the flow of jobs through the Department including scheduling, priorities, progress updates and productivity.
  • Attend meetings as requested and play an active part in the development of the business.
  • Revision of Department job schedule according to work order specifications, established priorities and the availability and capability of workers, parts, materials, machines and equipment.
  • Compilation of reports when required.  


To succeed in this role, you will need:


  • CERT III in Mechanical / or equivalent experience


Key skills / Experience / Role Requirement


  • Experience & Knowledge of process and procedure and repairs of rotating mechanical plant, including pumps, fans and turbines.
  • Supplier, subcontract, experience
  • Microsoft office experience
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of communication skills.
  • Good level of time management.
  • Ability to engage and work with others.


 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

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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