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Primary Location: 

Drunen, Netherlands

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Support Engineer

“Technical and commercial talent looking to work in an international service environment”


For our Services division at our office in Drunen we are looking for a Sales Support Engineer to reinforce the Area Northern Europe. You will become part of a diverse team of eight persons, of which seven persons are located in Drunen and one in Norway.


As a Sales Support Engineer you give technical, commercial and legal support to services projects related to repair, modifications and upgrades on existing Wärtsilä Propulsion Equipment like propellers, thrusters, waterjets and other propulsion related products.


You will be involved in multiple international service assignments from the early sales phase, up to the sales offering and deal transfer to the project teams and Network offices. In general, you are involved in 20 to 30 very technical diverse projects simultaneously.    


We are looking for an energetic and ambitious, enthusiastic and technical commercial talent to join the team in Drunen. In this position you will report to the General Manager, Sales & Sales Support.

Location Drunen, Netherlands


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • You provide commercial, legal and technical support to all propulsion related questions from Area Sales Teams.
  • Generate the sales support offerings of propulsion services, including the formulation of technical and commercial documentation for Solution Proposals.
  • Undertake sales price calculations for components, sub-assemblies, installations, repairs, upgrades, training, studies and technical solutions.
  • Coordinate the deal transfer from the sales department to Projects and Engineering Group together with your Sales colleagues.
  • Determine the content and scope of solutions for a proposal quotation, based on discussions with network office and/or customers.


What do we expect from you?

  • Preferably you have a Bachelor or Master degree in Naval Architecture, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in the marine industry can compensate for a lesser formal education.
  • You are customer and supplier-oriented, are self-reliant, have the ability to work independently as well as in an international team.
  • You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written.
  • You are able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and achieve results. In addition you are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Being part of a multinational team with a matrix structure it is important to be able to operate independently and realize at the same time how and where to address and align issues that will affect other parts of the organization.


What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.

We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.

If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.

In case you have questions about the procedure please call Mr. Egbert van der Meijs (Lead Recruiter) at +31 (0)6 20324766 or by email:


Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets (B2B industry). By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. Wärtsilä’s 19,000 employees generate a net turnover amounting to 5 billion euro, and currently has approximately 200 business locations in some 70 different countries around the world. Wärtsilä has about 9 locations with approximately 900 employees in the Benelux area. They work for both Dutch and Belgian customers, and worldwide.


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