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Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer Propulsion

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 looking for a dynamic high performer to join our fast paced and exciting Services Team. We are a SMART technology company that empowers our people to collaborate and shape our markets, so that we can have a sustainable impact on society. Our field service engineers & superintendents are regularly assigned to attend to our customer’s installations (ships, rigs, and power plants) for complex equipment troubleshooting and repairs for many days or weeks at a time.

            Main responsibilities Required

  • Carry out complex field service work activities related to propulsion equipment including repair, maintenance.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Propulsion equipment.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting on site to isolate and find root causes of failures in propulsion mechanical and hydraulic equipment.
  • Lead and manage assigned self/team while on site, interacting with the customer to arrange for proper schedule to achieve desired scope.
  • Keep track of work details and provide in depth reports including all the necessary details. (Measurements, photos, way of working, investigations, etc.)
  • Perform internal and external progress reporting on the status of assigned work.
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsila Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.
  • Keep track and provide an accounting of time, spare parts used.
  • Proactively advise and promote available products and solutions to customers.
  •  Provide internal and external work reports according to Wärtsilä standards and perform site audits.


Desired Skills:
English, second language is a plus
Information Management:
-MS Office tools
-IM applications and IM tools



Communication skills:
-Wärtsilä knowledge
-Communication skills & customer relations
-Motivated to learn and grow professionally
-Ability to follow directions
-Ability to deal with people of different nationality.
-Ability to work under pressure
-Ability and willingness to travel on short notice. Away from home more than 75% of the year.

-Able to generate technical service reports



Last application date: 20/08/2021


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: