Gdansk, PL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Service Engineer E&A


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. 


We are now looking for an enthusiastic Senior Service Engineer E&A to strengthen our Field Service team. The role is offered as a permanent contract and will be based in Gdansk, Poland.



What will you be doing?


As a Senior Service Engineer E&A, your tasks will revolve around executing field service activities on Wärtsilä installations, including LNG installations. Your main focus will be 4-stroke engine automation and control systems, along with other Wärtsilä products. In this role, travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you have willingness and flexibility to travel approximately 80 % of your working time.


In this role, you will be part of a global, innovative, and customer-driven organisation. You will be working with cutting-edge technologies 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.



Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


  • Carrying out electrical and automation related field service activities on Wärtsilä installations, both on- and offshore.
  • Performing maintenance, repairs, and commissioning activities on mainly 4-stroke engine automation and control systems, along with other Wärtsilä products.
  • Troubleshooting by identifying failures, adjusting, attending trial runs, and testing of installations according to instructions and expected performance requirements.
  • Ensuring that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä QEHS guidelines and site procedures.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction with job performance and positive interactions with customers.
  • 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 Electrical Engineering or similar relevant educational background.
  • Significant experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of and experience with 4-stroke engines and control systems.
  • Good command of English and Polish, verbally and in writing.
  • Willingness to travel world-wide.
  • Readiness to take on service jobs on short notice, and occasionally work overtime if necessary. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.  
  • Organizational and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Driving license / B.



You will be at an advantage if you have experience with:


  • Speed governors.
  • Engine auxiliary systems.
  • Power generators.
  • Distribution switchboards.
  • PLC automation systems.
  • Propulsion control systems.
  • Energy battery storage.
  • Variable frequency drives.
  • LNG installations.



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? 



Contact and next steps:


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline Friday 24th May, 2024, by submitting your application (CV in English) in our Career portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process along the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to FS Team Leader Jacek Palczynski via email at jacek.palczynski@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: 24/05/2024 


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 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com


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