Gdansk, PL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Service Engineer Mechanical


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, Mechanical to join our skilled 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, Mechanical in our Field Service team, you will be executing Field Service activities in accordance with Wärtsilä quality, providing technical expertise for our customers and ensuring customer satisfaction.


In this role, you will be traveling for various service jobs approximately 80 % of your working time, mostly for local projects in Poland, but occasionally also internationally within Europe. Therefore, we are looking for candidates who are ready and willing to travel, with a strong Field Service mindset.


Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting on Wärtsilä products or similar medium bore diesel engines.
  • Engine component overhauls in workshop and on-site, including some in situ machining.
  • Troubleshooting and routine maintenance of engine products, along with component investigation.
  • Checking and adjusting relevant systems (i.e. auxiliary equipment).
  • Pre-commissioning and mechanical commissioning of engines.
  • Preparing service reports and travel expenses on time and in accordance with Wärtsilä quality.
  • Identifying failures, making adjustments, assisting on trial runs, and testing of mechanical installations according to instructions.
  • Providing internal and external work reports in accordance with Wärtsilä standards.
  • Performing site audits.
  • Collecting and organizing time and expense reports, informing administrative personnel as required.
  • Reporting executed work in accordance with Wärtsilä standards. 


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

  • B. Sc. or M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or similar relevant technical educational background.
  • Experience with service and/or repairs of mechanical components.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Fluency in Polish.
  • Good command of English, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Practical experience from the marine industry.
  • Excellent reporting skills, including scope changes and deviations.


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 & next steps:


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 28.06.2024, 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 Team Leader Resources Bartosz Pierzchala via email at bartosz.pierzchala@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: 28/06/2024


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 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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