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Drunen, NL

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Hydraulic Expert

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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 now looking for a Hydraulic Expert to join our team.


As Hydraulic Expert, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Perform development projects or tasks in cooperation with other Wärtsilä organizations, suppliers, external expert organization (e.g. Universities and research institutions, engineering companies)
  • Maintain relationships with cooperation partners
  • Create technical solutions and ensure they are applied in new designs
  • Participate in planning of the development project deliveries and scope in assigned expertise area
  • Report project status and results with adequate conclusions and recommendations
  • Acquire know-how and follow up the latest global development trends of respective focus area
  • Develop and maintain instructions, guidelines and related databases
  • Provide technical expertise within Wärtsilä
  • Support senior experts and help them in problem solving on assigned expertise area
  • Support colleagues and internal partners in the decision making
  • Ensure that designs adhere to respective rules and regulations


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


  • Entry position in expertise stream with some working experiences and specialized university thesis on a specific expertise area
  • Or 6-9 years of relevant experience in engineering stream (i.e.: as development engineer)
  • Can independently take care of given tasks
  • Capable of identifying key issues and priorities and focusing on them to deliver required results


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 01.04.2023, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 1st April 2023 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. 


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