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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Technical support 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?


Can you imagine a customer-friendly monitoring platform that can help chief mechanics in taking actions long before an alarm reaches the engine room of sailing LNG carriers and dredging vessels?! How fantastic would it be if this avoids wasting energy and resources? Take part in the next generation of predictive maintenance in the maritime sector. You will build great solutions that will ultimately help our customers in saving energy and resources while gaining safety. Join a team of more than 80 international professionals and help our Digital Development team in shaping a platform that focuses on detecting anomalies that indicate potential failures or reveal conditions involving the consumption of excess fuel.  


We are now looking for a Technical support engineer to join the team and take part of successfully handing over installations to our internal and external customers. Additionally, you as a part of team is responsible for improving efficiency of the mobilisation process through continuous improvement and actively supporting the development of digital products. We offer you interesting and challenging position in a team bringing digital products to market as a part Lifecycle Solutions for marine and energy customers. 


The position is temporary for the duration of approximately one year. This opportunity offers a valuable high-learning environment and the ability to gain knowledge in lifecycle solution business while delivering value to the organization.

The preferred location for the position is in Vaasa, Finland, but also Helsinki, Finland or Drunen, Netherlands.   

As a Technical support engineer your work will focus on these responsibilities:  

• Configuration work for securing successful mobilisation of existing digital products
• Quality assurance of rule based algorithms and machine learning models used in Expert Insight prior to handing over for delivery.
• Level 1 life cycle support for Expert Insight towards expertise centres and other function using the digital tools.
• Support and take part of development activities in Digital product development function
• Configuration work for securing successful mobilisation of existing digital products
To be successful in this role we expect you to have: 

• Master or Bachelor degree in Mechanical /Process or automation engineering, Data Science  or equivalent.
• Engine or equipment performance experience seen as strong advantage
• Knowledge and understanding of Operation and maintenance activities
• Knowledge and understanding of engine functionality
• Experience from equipment condition monitoring seen as an advantage  
• Focused and can-do attitude
• Positive attitude towards digitalization, capability and interest to learn and implement new technologies in practice
• Understanding of process and software development basic practices
• Good analytical skills, ability to prioritize and make decisions based on data insights
• Good communication and presentation skills
• You are a team player, whilst being self-directing.
• You are fluent and can communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
Why you and us 

We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. As part of the Digital Product Development Team you will be an integral part in the development of digital products and tools across our business’ and will be key in unlocking the value of operational data all to enhance our performance-based business and support the growth of our lifecycle solutions business. Both our Digital Product Development teams in Drunen and Helsinki fosters an inclusive high-performance culture that people enjoy working in. 


We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.  

We offer a competitive salary and promote a healthy work life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. 

All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 
Contact & next steps  
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 1 March 2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal. 


In case you have questions about the process please contact 
Jens Vägar, Manager Digital product Mobilisation 
by email: jens.vagar@wartsila.com  


Please apply by 1 March 2021 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: 01/03/2021

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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