Drunen, NL Haugesund, NO Shanghai, CN Moss, NO Helsinki, FI Wuxi, CN Asker, NO Shanghai, CN Rubbestadneset, NO Laksevåg, NO Drammen, NO Shanghai, CN

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Product Sales Manager, Thrusters

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

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


Product Sales Manager Thrusters


to join our team working for a better future. 


Preferred locations for this position are Wärtsilä key locations in Netherlands, Norway, Finland or China. Other locations can be considered in case of good match with the candidate. 


What you will be doing 


As a Product Sales Manager in Thrusters and Propulsion Control Systems (T&PCS) Product Line, you will find yourself in the heart of the exciting world of the Maritime industry. The T&PCS Product Line supervises the relevant business and provides a link between the market, the internal teams and the external partners. The team controls, supports and promotes the specific Wärtsilä products and technologies, used on ships all around the World. Specific focus will be given to strategically important ship segments in offshore, cruise and ferries, tugboats, and various merchant vessels.


Your direct role will cover the sales activities of the T&PCS, especially related to new markets around the globe. You will support the existing baseline products of transverse thrusters, steerable thrusters and retractable thrusters. You will support the area sales managers on promoting our products.


The T&PCS Product Line operates from several locations (primarily in Netherlands, Norway, China and Finland). We are flexible for hybrid working models as well.

For this position we are looking for a knowledgeable and passionate person who can support our strong growth. Your future sales focus segment(s) will be defined based on your experience and passion for selected strategically important segments.

As Product Sales Manager Thrusters your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Work together with the sales organisations to ensure that the propulsion products are correctly selected for our sales propositions
  • Participate in sales capture teams 
  • Promote our products by making presentations to customers (owners, ship designers and yards) around the globe. Create and improve our value propositions.
  • Open market possibilities for Wartsila propulsion products in currently not that active segments and geographical areas.
  • Initiate, stimulate and implement all necessary actions to improve the sales and the profitability of the T&PCS.
  • Develop product marketing plan together with marketing organization and product managers.
  • Actively search for opportunities and give presentations in various events to improve visibility of our products and values of them.

You will shine in this role when you have: 


  • good understanding of the maritime industry and insight in propulsion business
  • general level technical understanding of hydrodynamics and propulsion products
  • a highly dynamic strong personal drive, used to taking own initiatives and being pro-active 
  • a commercial and customer-oriented mindset
  • preferably a Master’s degree in either Engineering or Marketing or Business Development
  • at least 5 years of relevant sales experience preferably in the marine sector
  • very good communication skills, professional use of English in verbal and writing


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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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 smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 


For further questions please reach out to Lauri Tiainen, Director Thrusters & PCS, through email lauri.tiainen@wartsila.com or phone +358505273854 with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 25/05/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com