Gdansk, PL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Field Service Engineer 2-stroke

Field Service Engineer 2-Stroke


Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Business Unit Parts and Field Service is a global organisation with harmonised ways of working and tools to deliver the best possible services for our customers. In our global team we value, respect, and embrace different opinions and diversity. Safety, environment, and wellbeing are our foundation, and we never compromise them. 


Due to a dynamically growing order intake for the retrofit packages on Wärtsilä 2-stroke main engines, together with increased interest for services offered by Wärtsilä on sustaining ship efficiency, emissions, fuel consumption, and decarbonisation, we want to strengthen our Field Service capabilities.


We are now looking for a Field Service Engineer 2-Stroke to strengthen our Field Service team. The role will be based in Gdansk, Poland.



What will you be doing?


As a Field Service Engineer 2-Stroke in our Field Service team, you will be executing mechanical Field Service activities in adherence with Wärtsilä guidelines and site procedures, providing technical expertise for our customers and ensuring customer satisfaction.


In this exciting role, you'll have the opportunity to work internationally and travel the world for various service jobs for approximately 80 % of your working time (up to 200 days per year). Therefore, we are looking for candidates who are ready and willing to travel, who possess a strong Field Service mindset.



Your responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to:


  • Carrying out the mechanical, supervisory, and occasionally troubleshooting works on Sulzer, Wärtsilä, and WinGD 2-stroke main engines.
  • Performing Field Service activities related to Service Products installations for 2-stroke diesel engines on board vessels.
  • Performing mechanical and/or electrical and automation related installations of Service Products and Wärtsilä solutions for engines in service.
  • Performing technical assessment of the installations, along with pre- and final commissioning of the installed products, in accordance with Wärtsilä guidelines and site procedures.
  • On-site cooperation with teammates, managing activities during work execution.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction through positive interactions with customers and stakeholders during work execution.
  • Interaction with Field Service and Technical Service back-office during work execution.
  • Providing internal and external reports on progress, updates, and final reporting of the assigned work, in accordance with Wärtsilä standards.
  • Preparing Service Work reports along with time and expense reports in accordance with Wärtsilä standards, informing administrative personnel as required.
  • Proactively consulting, advising, and promoting available Wärtsilä solutions and products to customers.



To be successful in this role, we expect you have:


  • B. Sc. or M. Sc. in Engineering or similar relevant technical educational background.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with service work on installations of mechanical, electrical, and/or auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience of working with Wärtsilä products will be considered an advantage.
  • Deep understanding of the principles of operation of 2-stroke engines.
  • Good understanding of technical instructions, drawings, and schematic diagrams (e.g. pneumatic, electric systems).
  • Awareness and readiness to take up mechanical and electrical troubleshooting tasks on engines, auxiliary systems, and our service products.
  • Experience with reporting and ability to generate reports.
  • MS Office skills, along with skills in other relevant reporting tools.
  • Fluent Polish along with strong English language skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with ability to work in a multicultural environment and seamlessly collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Passion for learning and willingness to enhance knowledge in order to service our retrofit products.
  • Willingness to travel globally up to 200 days per year.  



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. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence, and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as excellent opportunities for personal and professional development in a great team.  



Contact & next steps:


Do you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 06/06/2024, by submitting your application in our Career portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone. We will be conducting interviews with qualified candidates throughout the process and aim to keep you informed along the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Manager 2-Stroke Field Service, EUAF Tomasz Dechnik via email at tomasz.dechnik@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Last application date: 06/06/2024  


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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 18 000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com


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