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Chennai, IN

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Senior Maintenance Planner

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we 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. Want to join the ride?


Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual maintenance plan including unscheduled overhauls for each contract in the assigned area.
  • Prepare maintenance budget and follow up on the assigned budget and agreed actions.
  • Plan the resources and competencies for the execution of work orders according to the contract and maintenance plan.
  • Ensure the quality of the maintenance plan and planning process by communicating with relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintain maintenance plan and relevant records in the maintenance management system.
  • Follow-up executed and/or postponed maintenance tasks.
  • Manage relevant inventories.
  • Support other Maintenance Planning Centres.
  • Train maintenance management system for relevant employees.
  • Support relevant stakeholders in the Area in maintenance and inventory management-related issues.
  • Create and maintain good internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Report the findings to own line management and respective area contract management organisation
  • Implement a Maintenance Management system for new Plants


Desired Behaviours:

  • Achieving results
  • Making change happen
  • Decisiveness and action orientation
  • Planning and target setting
  • Developing self and others
  • Communication
  • Situational and cultural sensitivity
  • Business and Customer focus


Development Responsibilities:

  • To contribute/facilitate the development of systems and processes to improve the Safety, Technical and Financial performance of the Contracts.
  • Participation in 3E Projects. Encourage other members of the team to participate.


Skills & Competencies:

General Skills:

  • Cost awareness & effectiveness
  • Cultural knowledge
  • Teamwork skills                                                                                                                                                              
  • Wärtsilä quality, health, safety & env. skill
  • Workplace ICT equipment & application skills


Professional Skills:

  • Maintenance Management
  • Customer understanding
  • Cyber security 
  • Auxiliary system knowledge
  • Engine knowledge     



  • Prepare Maintenance Plan for the Plants
  • Issue Work orders for the Planned and Unplanned Jobs.


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?


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.



Last application date: 07/12/2022 


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. 


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