Gdynia, PL

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Expert Design 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 80% 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?

We are now looking for an Expert Design Engineer to join our Mechanical Engineering of the Integrated System and Solutions team in Wartsila Polska in Gdynia. We offer the possibility to hybrid remote work.

As an Expert Design Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Support the sales in the new build projects and other studies regarding of alternative fuel systems and newest market's trends in decarbonization and electrification of marine industry
  • Participate in preparation of feasibility studies and other engineering documents which will follow general international standards and Wärtsilä guidelines in terms of content, quality and functionality
  • Perform evaluation of the ship's design developed based on alternative fuels regulations and Wärtsilä decarbonisation strategy
  • Perform design work and provide technical information, in order to prepare documentation for sales projects according to guidelines and time schedule
  • Actively involved in training and application of the new market trends of alternative fuels and marine electrification
  • Be open for a new challenges, especially related to decarbonization and electrification of marine industry
  • Check/approve designs made by colleagues.
  • Cooperate with other teams within IS&S and other Business Lines within Wartsila.

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


  • Strong technical knowledge in Ship integration, Marine systems and Interface identification
  • Fluent written and spoken English (including marine and technical vocabulary)
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in shipbuilding or ocean engineering
  • Good collaboration skills, customer service mindset and team player with a willingness to work across organizational boundaries (teams and business lines)
  • Out-of-the-box thinking and innovative mindset
  • Business and Customer focus
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to learn and a proactive attitude toward professional development
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a dynamic work environment
  • More than 5 years experience in marine industry / Marine System engineering
  • Ability to handle a few projects simultaneously, work independently, and collaborate with a multi-discipline and international team
  • Very good skills in MS Office package
  • Pro user of 2D CAD software


Skills might be an additional asset:


  • Knowledge of classification societies rules and other maritime requirements for alternative fuels and new market trends in marine industry
  • Experience with 2D/3D software related to piping ship design process


In addition, as an ideal candidate you:


  • drive Wärtsilä Purpose and demonstrate Wärtsilä values
  • understand the value of collaboration and benefits it brings
  • are recognised as a leader with ability to build high performing teams based on trust
  • have high integrity, listen with good intention, appreciate feedback and support people to grow
  • create clarity on direction and inspire people to take action towards the future goals
  • enjoy creating clear business value with a goal-oriented mind-set
  • drive results with excellent planning and remove obstacles for success of our employees
  • feel accountable for business impact and act to adjust when performance is not as expected
  • develop an organization with high passion and drive - while making sure that it is fun doing business

In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 10%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually or F2F.


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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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? 

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. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Tomasz Cichocki, Team Leader, Mechanical Engineering, through tomasz.cichocki@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). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 15/07/2024 


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