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Esposende, PT

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

FS Mechanical Engineer

FS Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a dynamic high performer to join our fast-paced Team. A focused Service Engineer, Mechanic professional will complete our pool of resources in the MEDITERRANEAN Region.

The preferred location for the position is in Esposende, but we are also considering from North & Central of Portugal.

The successful applicants must be authorized to work in Portugal without sponsorship.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting of mechanical system related to our products or representative brands. On a typical day, you might be attending our external and internal customers, in Portugal or other countries through the Wartsila Network, in order to solve issues or provide properly solutions. You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a level of independency, as you will have the support of the different areas according to the demand of the services.

For us to be the best match, we expect you to have understanding in machines and mechanical engineering. This position needs to have proactive attitude, well manners and presence, with autonomous own proceeds following the Wartsila guidelines and way of working. As an ideal candidate, you need to have the willingness to learn, assimilate and provide your best contribution to yours peers, team member and final customers, be it technically or behaviourally. Experience from Marine and Power Plant engines installations and knowledge of diesel and gas engines are a plus.


For you to succeed in the position, we hope you to have solid technical background.

  • High School / Diploma or equivalent in mechanical and/or engineering related.
  • Experience with mechanics, engines, machines, etc.
  • Experience with marine equipment, etc.


As Service Engineer in Mechanics, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Carry out complex field service activities related to Wartsila's products, overhauls and repairs according work plan, or their commissioning, trial tests, adjustments, repair and maintenance.
  • Perform troubleshooting on site to isolate and find root causes of failures in equipment’s.
  • Keep track of work details and provide deepen reports, including all the necessary details (measurements, photos, way of working, investigations, etc.).
  • Perform internal and external progress reporting on the status of assigned work. Keep track and provide the accounting of time, together with the spare parts to be used.
  • Lead and manage assigned self/team while on site, interacting with the customer to arrange for proper schedule to achieve desired scope. Be able to assure prompt feedback to work Coordination and Resources departments.
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsila Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental guidelines, and customer site procedures.
  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain mechanic equipment and apparatuses using hand and power tools.
  • Inspect completed work to ensure that repairs have been finalized correctly and that machinery and equipment are compliant to specifications and safety standards.
  • Proactively advice and promote available products and solutions to customers.
  • Instructs and directs if any maintenance trainees assigned.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to perform/completion of any other task/duties as assigned.
  • Perform internal and external progress reporting on the status of assigned work.
  • Keep track and provide the accounting of time, together with the spare parts to be used.
  • Prepare technical and travel reports on time, with the collections of the expected documentation according to Wartsila quality.
  • To maintain a professional appearance and conduct
  • Ready to travel on short notice.


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

  • Good communication and leadership skills, very good teamwork skills and customer’s relations.
  • Organization.
  • Interpersonal relationships skills.
  • Accurate-critical thinking.
  • To be able to communicate, oral and write comfortably good in English.
  • Being Proactive and Responsible.
  • Motivated to learn in classroom/field trainings and quickly grow professionally.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to travel, to work abroad and on board of sailing vessels.
  • Relevant technical education or qualifications as a combination of education and experiences.
  • Mechanics and technical experience; 4 stroke engines, auxiliary equipment, etc. Ability to perform a troubleshooting on it.
  • Computer skills, MS Office suite.
  • Cost awareness & effectiveness.
  • Time management.
  • Situational and cultural sensitivity.
  • Business and Customer Focus.

In this role, travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you have willingness and flexibility to travel for jobs anytime, approximately 80% of your working 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? 

In addition to the core team, you will be working closely with the Customer, with Field Service Coordination, Technical Service, Site and Account Management, Sales, Departments.


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline through submitting your application, together with a CV, through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.

Please apply by the application deadline 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.




Last application date: 12/09/2022

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 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