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Drunen, NL

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Parts Data Engineer

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 looking for a Parts Data Engineer to strengthen our Technical Information team in Drunen.


As a Parts Data Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for managing the (meta-)data of the spare parts for the propulsion equipment and auxiliaries delivered by Wärtsilä, and for creating and publishing illustrated spare parts catalogues.


As a Parts Data Engineer, you will be part of a creative, dynamic and supportive work environment. To thrive in this job, you need to be resourceful, and have good communication and problem solving skills.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Collect and convert engineering data into consumable parts data information for lifecycle support and for parts sales.
  • Work closely with the Technical Illustrators to create illustrations for the spare parts catalogues.
  • Prepare and publish illustrated spare parts catalogues.
  • Maintain existing parts data information to ensure consumers (internal and external) have access to the latest data at any time.
  • Process parts data update requests, engineering change notices and non-conformity notifications.
  • Work closely with different subject matter experts (SMEs) and third-party suppliers to clarify the scope of supply and parts requirements.
  • Maintain project status, and provide progress updates to relevant stakeholders, as needed.


What do we expect from you?


  • BSc. or equivalent experience in mechatronics, mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • C1 English proficiency level or higher.
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills, and can articulate complex issues and requirements clearly and effectively.
  • Some experience in logistics or material management is favourable.
  • Some experience with SAP, Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) and/or Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) systems is favourable.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access and Visual Basic, or other scripting or programming knowledge is favourable.
  • You are precise and accurate in your work, and have excellent self-checking abilities.
  • You are resourceful at gathering the information you need to perform your job.
  • You are a team player, have an Agile mindset and collaborative ethos.


Last application date: 31/10/2022

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 Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

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