Budaörs, HU

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Superintendent Service Engineer Electrical & Automation


Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are looking for a dynamic Superintendent Service Engineer E&A to strengthen our Field Service team. The preferred location is Budaörs, Hungary.



What will you be doing?


As a Superintendent Service Engineer E&A, your main responsibility will be supervising Field Service Electrical & Automation activities on 4-stroke Marine Engines and/or Control Systems, leading small teams and keeping a direct relationship with the client, while ensuring that operations are following QSE (Quality, Safety, Environment) rules, are in accordance with Wärtsilä quality, and adhere to the schedule. The role involves traveling both in Hungary and globally. When you are not working in the field, remote work will be an option.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have a strong knowledge and understanding in electrical engineering and automation, working autonomously, and leading small teams. As an ideal candidate, you have gained experience from working in Field Service, especially on 4-stroke engines and/or control systems.



Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Supervising and participating in electrical and automation activities during service and commissioning of onshore and offshore installations.
  • Troubleshooting by identifying failures, adjusting, attending trial runs, and testing of installations according to instructions and expected performance requirements.
  • Ensuring the successful completion of work and adherence to deadlines.
  • Acting as Superintendent Engineer for complex marine installations.
  • Ensuring that work is executed in accordance with Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental guidelines and customer-site procedures.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction by job performance and positive interactions with customers.
  • Preparing service reports and travel expenses on time and with expected Wärtsilä quality.
  • Promoting Wärtsilä products and services.



The below will enable you to shine in this role:


  • B.Sc or M.Sc in Electrical or Automation Engineering.
  • Strong E&A experience on 2- and/or 4-stroke engines and/or control systems.
  • Previous experience of leading small teams.
  • Excellent communication and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Good command of English and Hungarian, both verbal and written.
  • Availability to travel globally on short notice.
  • Ability to motivate and encourage your team members.
  • A genuine passion for marine technologies and automation.
  • Driving license / B.



You will be at an advantage if you have experience with:


  • Speed governors.
  • Engine auxiliary systems.
  • Power generators.
  • Distribution switchboards.
  • PLC automation systems.
  • Propulsion control systems.
  • Energy battery storage.
  • Variable frequency drives.
  • LNG installations.



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? 



Contact & next steps:


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline Thursday December 28th, 2023, by submitting your application in our Career portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone. We aim to keep you informed along the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Field Service Manager Paulina Chaponkowska per email at paulina.chaponkowska@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Last application date: 28/12/2023


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. 



This is Wärtsilä 


Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com


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