Drunen, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Service 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 with smart technology - together.


Are you ready to jump onboard? 


You will be responsible for troubleshooting, reconditioning and repair (complete) ship propulsion control systems. Electronic and controls will  be one of your main domains. The ship's propulsion system consists of controllable pitch propellers, gearboxes, water jets, thrusters and transverse thrusters and associated operating systems.


As a MechatronicService Engineer - Propulsion Controls, your responsibilities include: 


  • Giving hands-on technical advice and perform inspections and perform basic and advanced troubleshooting (running tests, fine tuning, adjustments, trimming related to running performance) on equipment families.
  • Independently or together with colleagues, perform major/complex repairs and upgrades, troubleshooting, installation and pre-commissioning checks and activities.
  • Provide technical support to customers and engineers on location.
  • Being the contact for the FS Manager / Service Coordinator and the client and responsible for final reporting.
  • Lead groups of their own employees and contractors during scheduled maintenance or repair.
  • Perform Field Service activities according to the work plan.



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


  • A few years’ experience as International Field Service Engineer preferably with propulsion equipment or equivalent experience in an international (matrix organized) industrial organization.
  • Willingness to travel extensively (worldwide) and stay abroad (+ / - 170 days a year abroad).
  • Since you are extensively working abroad, it’s not a must that you live in the area of Drunen.
  • Customer oriented, enterprising, pragmatic, enthusiastic and leadership skills.
  • Strong focus on our Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.
  • Open and accessible attitude in communication.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of other modern languages is a plus.



Contact and next steps


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 receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. We hope to hear from you before the last application date 8th January 2023, through submitting your application in our careers portal. 




Last application date: 08/01/2023

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. www.wartsila.com/marine 

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 www.wartsila.com.