Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Design Engineer

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


Project Design Engineer (m/f/d)


to join our team in Hamburg. The position is a permanent role.

What will you be doing 


As Project Design Engineer you will focus on these responsibilities:


General work overview:


  • Construction, design and projecting of complex Navigation-, Communication- and Bridgesystems
  • Create of electrical CAD drawings
  • Verification of technical specifications for projects and sales offers

Detailed work overview:


  • Create project specific technical documentation for class and customer approvals, production, commissioning and handing over
  • Technical consultation for customers during the project phase (yard, owner)
  • Guidance in case of hardware installations (consoles, sensors, antennas)
  • Adaption of scope of supply according to the project in accordance with costs
  • Creation and maintenance of technical material master data
  • Interface discussions with other departments, makers and customers
  • Supporting customers with approval applications to authorities and classification societies
  • Deadline and cost tracking, as well as ensuring compliance with the budget for work packages taken over


Additional duties:


  • Participation at customer meetings and with other external partners
  • Participation at factory acceptance tests with customers and class surveyors


The below will enable you to shine in this role: 


  • Dipl.-Ing., Bachelor or Master in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Min. 3-5 years in electrical engineering
  • Willingness to work in teams
  • Fluent in English and German (minimum B2 level)
  • Experienced handling with ePlan
  • Advanced knowledge in navigation and bridge systems with its products
  • Based knowledge with SAP
  • Willingness to travel about 5%


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 Tobias Koester, Manager Engineering, through email tobias.koester@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