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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Technical Expert W32

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

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?


Technical Services is a globally recognized technical knowledge center within the Services Business of Wärtsilä. The main task of Technical Services is to provide technical support for internal and external stakeholders during the lifecycle of products and solutions delivered or serviced by Wärtsilä.

Wärtsilä Technical Services is now looking for a (Senior) Technical Expert to the W32 engine team, to Vaasa, Finland.


You will be part of a global, innovative and customer-driven organisation working with cutting-edge technologies. We have a passion for doing right and our customers appreciate the best service in the world.
Do you want to work within a great team environment where you are able to grow in competences and develop own working processes? 
We offer you interesting tasks in a multicultural environment where you will gain in depth knowledge of engine services and solutions included in both Energy-, and Marine solutions installations. Join our team of professionals and apply now!


W32 engine team in technical service provides technical support for Wärtsilä's internal and external customers, the team is covering a field base of more than 6000 engines and over 30GW of installed power. 

In this position you,
- Provide engine expert support for internal and external customers
- Make product improvements and product documentation
- Participate in the introduction of new engine types and other products
- Perform field testing of new products in the field
- Make feedback analyses and product reports
- Make site surveys and troubleshooting in the field
- Follow up and solving problems together with the W32 Product Owner
- You will work as innovative expert in the tip of the spear in the Wärtsilä’s expert organisation

As an ideal candidate, you will have:
- A genuine passion for engines and a desire to make a difference 
- Motivation and genuine interest to work with 4-stroke engines
- BSc or MSc in Mechanical Engineering
- Good command of English, both oral and written
- Proven experience of 4-stroke engines, related auxiliary equipment, trouble shooting and performance analyses in the field
- Proactive, systematic and organized way of working
- Good skills in communication, customer orientation and self-management
- Flexible, open to learn, adapt and develop to new technologies
- Readiness to travel 40-80 days/year


We offer
- A place in a team with highly skilled and experienced technical experts
- Opportunities to develop your technical and managerial skills
- A multicultural environment
- To be a part of world leading engine development activities
- A place where you are a part of a smart and sustainable future of shipping and energy business


Please apply by 1st of March, 2020.


Contact person to give further information:
Mathias Häggman, Manager, Wärtsilä 32 engines
Mobile phone +358 50 5850871

Karl-Johan Nixholm, General Manager, Medium & Small Bore engines
Mobile +358 50 5168331

Last application date: 01/03/2020

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