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Sulzer Pumps US Inc. Assembly Technician 1 in Easley, South Carolina

Pumps Equipment, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is a global leader in the development and supply of pumping solutions and related equipment to its key markets oil and gas, power, and water. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment where diversity is valued as a key driver for success.

This is a night shift assembly position. Shift hours are Monday-Thursday 4pm to 2am with potential for overtime on Friday, as needed. Starting pay is $15.81 per hour. Employees will train on day shift for a period of time and then move to their night shift assignment. Once on night shift, employees receive a $1.00 per hour adder.

Summary: Performs pump assembly, testing and painting functions in a team environment while following quality and safety system procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Builds process pumps according to the bill of materials and work instructions

  • Performs hydrostatic tests and pump performance tests according to the work instructions

  • Paints pumps and spare parts according to the order and work instructions

  • Performs all the in-process quality inspections as described in the quality plans and work instructions

  • Follows quality procedures according to ISO 9001.

  • Safety obligations:

  • All employees understand and are able to explain the structure and objectives of the SBP.

  • All employees follow the safety rules.

  • All employees have "the right and duty to intervene" in the event a safety concern becomes evident. In addition, acceptance of an intervention should be accepted in a positive manner as it could have prevented an accident.

All employees are required to comply with all work instructions, policies, and posted signs or instructions regarding safety, including but not limited to proper use of required PPE at all times.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Participates in 5S and housekeeping assignments

  • Takes part in the Preventive Maintenance program

  • Assists other team members as directed, including training and assisting less experienced coworkers

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • High School Diploma or GED;

  • Must be able to work in both English and Metric dimensioning

  • Must have good people skills and the ability to solve problems in a team environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs (excess of 50 lbs, use of slings, hoist or cranes required)

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (up to 12hrs)

  • Must be able to don required PPE for all operations included in the scope of this job including painting (some protective equipment may present problems for persons with claustrophobia or asthma)