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Genova, IT

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Service Engineer

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


We are looking for a Service Engineer to be part of our local Site Manager team in Genova Sestri shipyard, Italy.


Wartsila APSS, part of Voyage NACOS Core and mainly in charge of the Italian Cruise Market, is now looking for 1 experienced Service Engineer with high technical attitude, to join our Site Manager Team and establish a strong relation with our colleagues part of the team. The person will report to the Local Site Manager.



What will you be doing?


In this position, your work will include performing commissioning activities according to the work plan. You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a high level of independency, as you will have the support from our Site Managers and colleagues part of the Site Management Dept.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have understanding in automation systems and experience of a minimum 2 years on board cruise & merchant vessels.


As an ideal candidate, you have gained experience on XD/DNA - Platinum Equipment system and knowledge of basic naval instruments.


As Service Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • perform basic troubleshooting (running tests, fine tuning, adjustments) on equipment families
  • may independently perform major/complex repairs and complete overhauls: may perform installation and pre-commissioning checks and activities
  • may perform commissioning activities and handing the equipment over to the customer and/or shipyard
  • interact with customers during the work execution
  • perform internal and external progress status of the assigned work
  • create the service reports
  • ensure that the work is executed according to Wartsila Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.


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 50%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually.



Why you and us


We offer you both inspiring and challenging work tasks, and an opportunity for personal and professional development in a great and experienced team.


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?


Contact & next steps


If this sounds like the right opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you. Please apply online. 


Please apply by 1st of June 2022 at 23:59 EET. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 01/06/2022

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 Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at