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Busan, KR Perth, AU Toyama, JP Suzhou, CN Jakarta, ID Singapore, SG Cabuyao, PH Taipei City, TW Kobe, JP Huntingwood, AU Jakarta, ID Imabari, JP Kuala Lumpur, MY

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager

Project Manager, Project Management SLRS

We are now looking for a Project Manager to join our exciting & growing Projects team of five members working on getting vessels back to operation with the shortest downtime through effective & agile repair activities coordination. The position is permanent. The preferred location for the position is in South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia or China but also other locations in Asia will be studied.


What will you be doing

In this global position, you will become part of Wärtsilä Shaft Line Repair Services (SLRS), the organization responsible for services delivered by Wärtsilä Shaft Line Solutions (SLS). A growing organization within SLS and critical to strategy, SLRS includes a wide number of dedicated professionals located all around the world assisting Commercial and Navy vessels. 


As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the complete project management of your own Shaft Line Repair Services projects, from the offering stage until execution and closing, within Wärtsilä Shaft Line Repair Services.

In this position, you will be reporting to the Manager of SLRS Project Team.


Your main responsibilities are

  • Oversees the entire project delivery processes, being the main contact point for all stakeholders.
  • Support and Sales management for cost calculations.
  • Contract Management, providing support to ensure deliver contract commitments as per Wartsila process and project needs.
  • Key leader for our organization, assisting customer meetings.
  • Technical review and analysis of the project repair procedures, parts manufacturing, installation and commissioning.
  • Sourcing strategy and definition, managing the sourcing operations as key player to ensure the procurement of the required materials for the project.
  • Managing onsite installation, providing the guidelines to execute properly the scope of the project to field service engineers, shipyard and customers.
  • Coordination of parts delivery, keeping control of the full manufacturing processes for the parts to be delivered to the project, as well as ensuring proper arrival in terms of logistics, quality and conditions.
  • Coordination of Field Service engineers to be delegated in each project, ensuring scope of work, project specifications and timeline are duly known.
  • Contribute to the SLRS vision and strategy in relation to processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Identify and define the process, procedure, and system requirements within SLRS globally.
  • Ensure best practice processes, procedures, and systems are implemented within SLRS globally.


Main requirements in this role are

  • You are passionate about developing SLS E2E business to the next level. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a relevant technical degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in production, inspection, or project management environment in the Shipbuilding Industry or Naval equipment manufacturers.
  • Experience with Navy users will be considered as a plus.
  • Understanding and experience about compliance management.
  • Excellent organizational and data management skills.  
  • Strong communication skills and well-developed cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrable team working skills and the ability to adjust and re-plan in dynamic situations.
  • Understanding of the marine industry and Wärtsilä SLS products and services beneficial.
  • Fluent in English, any additional languages will be considered as a plus.
  • The candidate should be willing and able to travel.


In this role, your success will be measured by

  • Order-intake, net sales and EBIT for SLRS and SLS.
  • KPIs set by Manager Project Management and GM Operations SLRS.


In addition, as an ideal candidate you

  • understand the value of collaboration and the benefits it brings
  • are recognized as a leader with the ability to manage high performing projects based on trust
  • have high integrity, listen with good intention, appreciate feedback and support people to grow, create clarity on direction and inspire people to take action towards the future goals
  • enjoy creating clear business value with a goal-oriented mind-set, drive results with excellent planning and remove obstacles for success
  • contribute to developing an organization with high passion and drive – while making sure that it is fun doing business.


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 making things happen, and who is willing to enjoy a very challenging time-focus environment where we will work hand to hand with our global footprint organization to ensure quality, best repair practices, and strong communication with all stakeholders, all to ensure we save as much time as possible from the repair schedule.


Contact & next steps

Ready to take this challenge? Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 30/11/2022, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to team´s Manager, Saul Martinez through 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: 30/11/2022

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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at