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Primary Location: 

Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Test Engineer, Engine testing

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?



Wärtsilä Power Supply, R&D and Engineering, Testing & Validation is looking for a Test Engineer to the Small & Medium Bore Engine Testing team. 

Testing & Validation operates engines and rig test platforms in several test laboratories with main purpose to test new concepts and technologies and to validate new components and product releases for Wärtsilä engines. In this position you will be involved of engine testing for future fuels. 

The position is permanent and will be located in Vaasa, Finland.


• Planning, organizing and executing component and performance tests on the production, laboratory and field engines
• Plan and execute measurements and automation related to engine testing activities
• Analysing and reporting test results
• Working in close co-operation expert organisation and supporting the validation and release /delivery process of engines and systems
• Developing and improving test methods and facilities
• Supporting production and field engines


• Relevant technical education (BSc or MSc in Mechanical or/and Electrical/Automation engineering)
• Knowledge of 4-stroke combustion engines
• Strong internal motivation, passion for execution
• Good communication and team working skills, as well as the ability to travel, work independently and globally
• Structured way of working
• Knowledge of reciprocating engine control systems like UniTool etc., and data acquisition systems seen as advantage
• Relevant technical background with Wärtsilä engine product family, system and solution seen as advantage
• Finnish or Swedish spoken language is mandatory


We offer
We offer a technically diverse and flexible environment, focusing on testing new technologies and maintaining the current. In our team you will have the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies.


Please apply by 24th January, 2021. Please attach your CV to your application. 


Contact persons to give more information: 
Jens Lassila
Manager, W26/32/34 Testing 
jens.lassila@wartsila.com / tel: +358 40 5682 820


Pekka Vaahtera
General Manager, Small&Medium Bore Test.
pekka.vaahtera@wartsila.com / tel: +358 400 808 416

Last application date: 24/01/2021

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