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Primary Location: 

Finland - Helsinki, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Expert, Equipment Master Data

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä Shared Service Center (WSSC) supports the Wärtsilä companies in financial accounting or other operational tasks and acts as a gatekeeper to ensure compliance. WSSC is striving for harmonized one global Wärtsilä way of working worldwide with high quality, timely, effective and efficient processes. WSSC is sharing best practices and knowledge with focus on continuous development and operational excellence.
We are now looking for Equipment Master Data expert to join our team!
We offer you an opportunity to work in an international and energetic environment, with lots of learning possibilities. In master data management you will familiarise yourself with multiple process tools and a wide range of Wärtsilä people around the world.


This position is temporary for nine (9) months and located in Finland (Vaasa, Turku or Helsinki).



- Coordinate, support and execute the work of WSSC Equipment master data team in its operative tasks.
- Participating in global development projects as Expert and/or Project manager, coordinating development, building and testing system, supporting colleagues and other stakeholders globally
- Sharing with Process manager the Process ownership for master data, having expert knowledge of the tool and process within own area of responsibility
- Acting as the back-up for Process manager according to agreed scope
- Identifying, evaluating and implementing process and tool automation to reach world class performance in master data process (RPA, AI, Analytics)
- Identifying, evaluating and implementation control points for internal and external audits
- Identifying, evaluating and preparing mitigating actions to avoid and reduce risks related to own process
- Arranging process related training globally to successfully implement the global Wärtsilä way of working in the process. Training / coaching end users on relevant processes and financial awareness. Preparing training material and working instructions.
- B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Industrial Management or Information Technology or similar
- Knowledge and experience of Wärtsilä products/equipment and related business processes.
- Experience of Master Data Management concept, SAP Master Data Maintenance or SAP CS Module Product Data Management
- Solid stakeholder management and training skills
- Systematic and organized way of working 
- Good technical skills
- Open-minded and agile personality
- Flexibility and good team working skills
- Shown results in process optimization and system development
- Experience in Databases, coding and Power BI are considered as an advantage
- Advanced English and Finnish. Other languages are considered as an advantage

Please apply by 20th of September, 2020.

Tuomo Ilonen
Manager Master Data, Master Data - Materials & Equipment 
Phone: 0407734398

Last application date: 20/09/2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com