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Aberdeen, GB Grangemouth, GB Hull, GB Southampton, GB Cramlington, GB Portsmouth, GB

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Field Service Engineer (Voyage Services)


Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


We are now seeking 2 permanent Marine Electronic Field Service Engineers to join our Voyage Solutions Services team in the UK to provide first class testing, commissioning and maintenance of Automation, Navigation and Communication (ANC) systems for our customers. 


Due to our customer locations, one position will ideally be based in Grangemouth or Aberdeen, Scotland  and another position will be located in within the North East in locations such as Humberside, Teeside and Tyneside however other locations in the UK would also be considered.


As a Field Service Engineer, your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Successfully install, maintain, test and commission Automation, Navigation and Communication (ANC) systems.
  • Supervision of field service teams/sub-contractors/shipyard labour; Maintaining of morale and team spirit, ensuring that all members of the team are fully familiar with the company QA policies, Health and Safety regulations
  • Conducting site surveys and detailed work specifications.
  • Ensuring an accurate list of tools and materials are created in line with the workload.
  • Being a key liaison with customer to address enquiries and technical queries.
  • Accuracy and professional standard of field service deliverables (i.e. problem solving and quality of work).
  • Attend Electrical and Automation (E&A) workshops.
  • Be a mentor and trainer to help the development of other E&A colleagues as and when required
  • Compliance with Health and Safety legislation, QA and other Company procedures at all times.
  • Play a leading role in ensuring that all work carried out is to ISO 9001/2000 standard.
  • To adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude when requested to assist Company staff with any “ad-hoc” duties that may be required. 
  • In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the post holder must be prepared to undertake such additional duties within their capabilities which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity, change the general character or level of responsibility of the post.


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have: 


  • Proven background with marine electronics, especially bridge navigation, coms & PA systems.
  • Preferably HND/HNC Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively across the UK and occasional international travel.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer relations.
  • Good organisation and reporting skills.
  • Effective problem solver.
  • Ability to work well in a team and autonomously.



Why you and us 


We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 


Contact & next steps 


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 21 June 2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal.


In case you have questions about the open position, please contact:


Paul Rees

Manager, ANC Leisure




Please apply by 21 June 2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more: