Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Engineer, Shaft Generator Systems

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a 


Project 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 a Project Engineer you will work in a permanent position as a technical resource for the SES team in Germany for our Shaft Generator Systems.


You will be responsible for technical clarifications during project stage, working on solutions, continuous improvement and problem solving - and will be rising the quality of our products from project to project.


As a Project Engineer you will provide technical knowledge and understanding to perform engineering on:


  • Generators
  • Switchboards
  • Transformers
  • Frequency converters
  • Electrical motors
  • Battery systems
  • Integrating and interfacing the power components into a system
  • Communication among others to Sales, Project Management, Customer

You will shine in this role, when you have:


  • Preferably a Master or Bachelor degree in a relevant area (electrical engineering), or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, but also newcomers or young professionals are welcome
  • System knowledge, especially of the main components described above
  • Structured and practical way of working with hands-on attitude 
  • Good skills in MS office tools and preferably also SAP
  • Fluent English language skills (both written and spoken)
  • German language skills with B2 or higher


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 Richard Heber, Manager Shaft Generator Systems Delivery, through email richard.heber@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: 06/03/2024 


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 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com