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Porriño, ES

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Bearing Centre Supervisor

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 through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

We are now looking for a Bearing Centre Supervisor to join our Bearing Centre team working on industrial bearings. The position is permanent. The preferred location for the position is in Porriño, Spain.


What will you be doing?

In this position, your work will include support the bearing centre manager in all his daily duties. You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a high level of independency, as you will have the support from the bearing centre manager and the departments involved on the project.

For us to be the best match, we expect you to have understanding in white metal bearings technology and experience from working with power generation industry. As an ideal candidate, you have gained experience from quality documentation and procedures and project managing experience. For you to succeed in the position, we hope you to be a proactive, job oriented and team worker.


As bearing centre supervisor, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Supervise the scope of work and follow material flow at site
  • Ensure that planned works are executed according to the plan
  • Proactively identify constraints for planned works and analyse root causes
  • Maintain good relations at site
  • Maintain good reporting practices
  • Coordinate construction and installation works with customer
  • Supervise that FAT inspections and test procedures are followed
  • Instruct customer to use accepted test and inspection methods and proper test equipment
  • Ensure that proposed solutions are technically feasible and fulfil customer
  • Support other departments and share information
  • Demonstrate QEHS commitment and minimize risks


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

  • Knowledge of the industrial industry and in particular white metal
  • Computer literate with competent knowledge of MS Office
  • Effective communication skills and delivering projects remotely using virtual meeting tools
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Be fluent in Spanish and English language both verbal and written


In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 10%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually.


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.

In addition to the core team, you will be working closely with the quality and production departments.


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 1st of December, through submitting your application through our careers portal.

Please apply by the 1st of December 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.


Last application date: 01/12/2022 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


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