Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project 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?


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 Project Engineer your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Technical design of equipment and systems in cooperation with the departments involved (project handling, manufacturing, commissioning, development) 
  • Construction of complete arrangement drawings, cable overview plans, cable connection plans, circuit diagrams, equipment connection documents, assembly drawings, construction documents parts lists, etc., taking into account the respective specification, (class) regulations, manufacturer's specifications, etc.If required, preparation of construction documents for manufacturing, including parts lists 
  • Detailed technical clarification with project participants and sub-suppliers, especially with regard to cable length optimization 
  • Preparation of framework data for the subsequent cable routing (type, category, length limitation) incl. data entry and maintenance in the cable planning tool 
  • Definition and clarification of technical interfaces 
  • Creation of the material catalogue
  • Ensuring compliance with deadlines and costs 
  • Compliance with technical specifications and ensuring complete project delivery documentation 
  • Assistance in the preparation of test specifications and delivery protocols for deliveries to Customers/classes 
  • Creation of change notifications (incl. detailed description in German and English


You will shine in this role when you have:


  • Completed Bachelor or Master in Electrical Engineering or comparable 
  • App. 1-2 years of relevant experience 
  • Fluent German and good English skills spoken and written 
  • Knowledge of design tools (EPLAN) 
  • Good knowledge of rules and regulations (classification rules)

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 Andreas Sommer, Manager Electrical, through email andreas.sommer@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: 28/04/2024 


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