Hamburg, DE

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Site Supervisor

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  


Site Supervisor (m/f/d)


to join our team.


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


What will you be doing


As Site Supervisor you will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Operational leadership for the installation and setting-to-work phase of one or several systems on board 
  • Coordination of the installation process and the resources in cooperation with the site manager, the planning engineer and the customer
  • Coordination and supervision of the subcontractors 
  • Coordination of the required logistic processes 
  • Technical supervision as well as schedule and cost controlling (creating timetables, tracking of additional cost)
  • Ongoing quality assurance and quality improvement, e.g. regarding subcontractors
  • Ensuring continuous reporting to site manager and sub-project manager
  • Maintaining data quality within the respective IT-systems 
  • Handover of the system to class and customer, if requested in cooperation with sub-project manager 
  • Clarification of open issues with engineering and purchasing
  • Minimizing and optimizing of risks with regard to safety issues (HSE) as well as commercial issues


The below will enable you to shine in this role: 


  • Completed technical vocational training (technician/master technician) or equivalent 
  • Approx. 2 years of professional experience in the field of electrical installation on ships (turn-key projects) and installation processes on board 
  • Knowledge of ship operation technology
  • German and English language skills (written and spoken)   
  • Overview about processes on board
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Communicative
  • Proactive
  • Team player


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? 

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.  


Contact & next steps 


If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Oliver Neu, Manager Construction Sites 2 by email oliver.neu@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).  


We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.  

Last application date: 06/06/2023 


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