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Frauenfeld, CH

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions



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. 


We are now looking for an open-minded and team-oriented  Superintendent to join our team. The position is permanent, and you will be based in Frauenfeld, Switzerland although there will be roughly 30% of travelling involved. 


Are you ready to jump onboard?


What will you be doing?

You will be joining a strong team of experts providing operation support and high- level consultancy to owners and operators of 2-stroke marine engines.

As Superintendent your work will focus, but are not limited to, these responsibilities:

  • Providing technical and operations support to operator and owner of 2-stroke marine installations
  • Providing technical consultancy to customer and internal stakeholder
  • Providing technical solutions
  • Analysis and evaluation of engine performance / condition data
  • Providing of technical project management (back-office as well as in-situ) for large repair and conversion projects
  • Handling of technical communication towards project related stakeholder, e.g. class societies, insurance companies, customer representatives
  • On site 2nd level troubleshooting, commissioning & and on side supervision
  • Preparation and holding of presentations and training courses
  • Exploring of sales opportunities and up-selling potentials thorough the technical inquiries and solutions
  • Briefing and debriefing of Service engineers prior /- after service attendance


The below will enable you to shine in this role:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ship Operation Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in service or operation of 2-stroke marine diesel engines
  • Self-motivated and reliable to take responsibility of your actions
  • Structured, analytic and self-dependent working attitude
  • Good time management and organisation skills - able to effectively manage the workload by periodisation and coordination
  • Proven knowledge in technical problem solving, communications, project management and presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge in sales and technical negotiation
  • Good team player in an international and intercultural working environment
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal


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. 

We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? 
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 4th July 2022, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 



Last application date: 04/07/2022


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 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.


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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at