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Elmenhorst, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Design Engineer (electrical) (m/f/d)

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and has the world’s widest portfolio and service network. We are leading the industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

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 Design Engineer (electrical) (m/f/d) to join our Team. 




  • Completed training as a state-certified electric engineering technician or certified Bachelor or Master electrician or equivalent.
  • Knowledge in the design and construction of electrical power distribution systems appropriate to the position
  • Professional experience with common design tools, e.g. EPLAN P8 or equivalent
  • Personal initiative as well as independent and team-oriented working methods
  • Positive communication behaviour
  • Good technical knowledge in the application of classification requirements and industrial standards are needed
  • MS office skills are required.
  • For communication and documentation purposes, German and English technical language experience in speaking and writing is essential required.
  • Driving license and willingness to travel for project relevant needs or meetings.





  • Creation of electric detail drawings.
  • Implementation of customer specifications.
  • Creation of mechanical views for the products.
  • Clarification of technical interfaces with customers and subcontractors.
  • Order the technically complicated material in cooperation with the project purchasing.
  • Ensuring compliance with technical specifications.
  • Leading of technical discussions with customers and suppliers.
  • Participation in the creation of test regulations.
  • Accompany functional tests and hand overs.
  • Support internal and external documentation requirements.
  • Compliance with deadlines and budgets.
  • Report status and problems of project related issues to team or line manager in time.


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 24.06.2022, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 24th June 2022 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 Marine Systems supports customers with high quality products and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment, shaft line, underwater repair and electrical integrations. We are committed to providing the latest and most efficient solutions, in line with Wärtsilä’s vision for a safe and sustainable future for our customers, our communities and our planet. 

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