Gdansk, PL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Service Engineer

Senior Service Engineer


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 in Marine Power is looking to welcome an enthusiastic Senior Service Engineer to join our team. The role is offered on a permanent basis and will be based in Gdansk, Poland.


As a Senior Service Engineer, your responsibilities for the role include:


  • 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.
  • Checking and adjusting relevant systems (i.e. auxiliary equipment).
  • Pre-commissioning and mechanical commissioning of engines
  • 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.


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


  • B. Sc. / High School Diploma /Technical School / Vocational School (preferably Marine, Mechanical) 
  • Experience as a Mechanical Engineer on Wärtsilä diesel engines or similar.
  • Information management skills, including MS Office Tools.
  • Strong knowledge of auxiliary equipment.
  • Electrical troubleshooting skills are considered an advantage.
  • Good command of English and Polish, both written and verbal.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to perform under pressure.
  • Motivation to learn and grow professionally.
  • Willingness to travel at least 7-8 months per year.
  • Experience of generating technical reports.


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 personal and professional development in a great team.  


Contact and next steps:


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 19/07/2024, 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 recruitment 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 FS Team Leader, Nowakowski Marek, at marek.nowakowski@wartsila.com. Please note that we do not record or respond to applications submitted via email.


Last application date: 19/07/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com