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Glasgow, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Propeller Repair Welder

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world's widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions.


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 with smart technology - together.


Are you ready to jump onboard? 


What will you be doing

Your main responsibilities are repair propellers and associated marine equipment. In this position you will report to the foreman metallurgical repairs. 
For us to be the best match, we expect you to have a solid understanding of propulsion and propeller repairs and their systems and to have gained hands-on experience with world wide travel.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

Your work will focus on, but is not limited to, these responsibilities:

  • Development of your own skills and welding qualifications to increase your skill level.
  • Preferably 5 years of working experience in a production or maintenance environment of mechanical installations.
  • Experience within the marine industry or propulsion installations is seen as an advantage.
  • Knowledge or affinity with repair procedures like machining and welding.
  • You have the ability to read and understand technical drawings.
  • You are a stress resistant and flexible service professional who is able to positively work in a team.
  • Ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and procedures.
  • Liaise with customers on site world wide for repair work.
  • Look for further opportunities while on site.
  • Liaise with Classification society’s.
  • Carry out work in the thruster overhaul facility as and when required.
  • A valid driver's licence is required for this role, due to the varied amounts of domestic travel.
  • The successful candidate must be eligible to undergo base line security clearance
  • HND/HNC Apprenticeship served qualification within mechanical engineering is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of the Marine industry.
  • Forklift Counter Balance/Reach Licence


What do we expect from you?


  • Accountable for your tasks and responsibilities
  • A team player 
  • Being able to manage multiple jobs simultaneously
  • Accuracy and have an eye for detail
  • Service-minded 
  • There will be regularly overtime and sometimes weekend work required for which we offer compensation. 


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? 



Contact & next steps 


Please apply by 1st April 2023. 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: 01/04/2023 


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