Hamburg, DE

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Mechanical Design Engineer/Konstruktionsingenieur mechanische Hardware

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?


As ANCS (Automation, Navigation & Control Systems), we transform how vessels perform to create the safest and most efficient journey for our customers – always with the vision in mind to navigate towards a more sustainable maritime industry. With our rich history of pioneering maritime technologies we have defined industry benchmarks.


To be better tomorrow, we need the right talents today to complement our strong team of 650 employees in over 10 countries across the globe with the right skills, experience and a winning attitude.


We are now looking for a 


Mechanical Design Engineer (m/f/d)


to join our team working for a better future. 


The preferred location for the position is in Hamburg, Germany.


What you will be doing 


As Mechanical Design Engineer your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Development of new and maintenance of existing mechanical hardware for maritime navigation radars, in particular:
    • Creating CAD models with SolidWorks
    • Maintenance of documents and production data in SAP
    • Further development of existing mechanical designs under performance and cost aspects
  • Creation of test- and assembly instructions for own production as well as external suppliers
  • Interface to internal customers such as purchasing, project planning, manufacturing, customer service and documentation
  • Interface towards the electrical design engineers for the mechanical integration of electrical parts


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


  • Completed studies in mechanical engineering (B.Sc, M.Sc) with a focus on computer aided design engineering or comparable education
  • App. 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in design and organization of mechanical assemblies
  • Knowledge of relevant standards, ideally also in the maritime environment (IEC)
  • Proficiency in a CAD program like SolidWorks
  • Experience with product development processes and life cycle management
  • English language skills (technical English), both written and spoken
  • German language skills both written and spoken


The following will be seen as a plus:


  • Knowledge reading and creating high level electrical circuit diagrams with a tool like E-Plan
  • Experience with an ERP system, ideally SAP
  • Experience with a PDM system, ideally TeamCenter




Wir suchen zum nächstmöglichen Termin 


Konstruktionsingenieur mechanische Hardware (m/f/d)


zur Erweiterung unseres Teams in Hamburg, Germany.


Zu den Hauptaufgaben als Konstruktionsingenieur gehören:


  • Pflege und Weiterentwicklung von bestehender mechanischer Hardware von maritimen Navigationsradaren, insbesondere:
    • Erstellung von CAD Modellen mit SolidWorks unter Berücksichtigung von gängigen Normen und schifffahrtsspezifischen Standards
    • Pflege von Dokumenten und Produktionsdaten in SAP
    • Weiterentwicklung von bestehenden mechanischen Bauteilen unter Performance- und Kostengesichtspunkten
    • Bearbeitung von Fragen zu Obsoleszenz und Bauteilverfügbarkeit
  • Erstellung von Prüf- und Montageanweisungen für die eigene Fertigung sowie externe Lieferanten
  • Schnittstelle zu internen Kunden wie Einkauf, Projektierung, Fertigung, Kundenservice und Dokumentation
  • Schnittstellenfunktion innerhalb des Entwicklungsteams für die Integration von elektrischen und mechanischen Komponenten


Was wir erwarten:


  • Abgeschlossene Hochschul-, Fachhochschul- oder Technikerausbildung der Fachrichtung Maschinenbau mit Fokus auf mechanische Konstruktion oder vergleichbare Ausbildung 
  • 2-3 Jahre einschlägige Berufserfahrung 
  • Gute Kenntnisse in der Konstruktion und Organisation von komplexen Baugruppen
  • Kenntnisse von einschlägigen Normen, idealerweise auch im maritimen Umfeld (IEC
  • Gute Kenntnisse in einem MCAD Programm, idealerweise SolidWork
  • Erfahrung mit dem Produktentstehungsprozess und dem Lebenszyklus-Management von mechanischen Baugruppe
  • Gute Englischkenntnisse  (Technisches Englisch) in Wort und Schrif
  • Gute Deutschkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift


Von Vorteil sind:


  • Kenntnisse im Lesen und Erstellen von elektrischen Schaltplänen, z.B. mit EPlan
  • Erfahrung im Umgang mit einem ERP System, idealerweise SAP
  • Erfahrung im Umgang mit einem PDM System, idealerweise TeamCenter


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 Kai Hanisch, Senior Manager, Radar Technology, through email kai.hanisch@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: 01/08/2024 


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