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Primary Location: 

Germany - Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Design Engineer for Cable Systems (m/f/d)

Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH with headquarters in Hamburg, is one of the world's leading suppliers in the shipbuilding industry. The company's capability is based on more than 100 years of experience in the field of maritime electronics and electrics. Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH provides innovative state-of-the-art system solutions and products for technical demanding requirements for all type of vessels. As a competent partner for ship owners and shipyards Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH assumes overall responsibility for complex systems projects.


Our Centre of Excellence Turnkey Solutions within the business line Voyage Solutions is looking for a customer-focused and team-oriented Design Engineer for Cable Systems within turnkey projects. The job will be located in Hamburg, Germany.


Your responsibilities are:


• Design of cable plans considering of the respective specification, the rules of the classification society, builders specification etc.
• To ensure building schedule and calculated costs
• If required, preparing building specification for construction incl. parts lists
• Creation of frame data for the following cable routing (type, category, limitation of cable length, special requirements for routing)
• Clarification of interfaces
• Detailed technical clarification together with project manager and third parties, in particular in respect of cable length optimization
• Data input and maintenance into the cable management tool
• Design of complete connection diagrams




*   B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
*   app. 2 years relevant experience in cable design
*   profound knowledge on design tools
*   good knowledge about rules and regulations (classification rules)
*   good German and English skills written and spoken


Last application date: 30/08/2019


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at