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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Technical Expert - Ship Electrification Solutions (m/f/d)

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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?


For our Field Service Team in Ship Electrification Solutions within the business unit Project Services we are now looking for an energetic, ambitious and enthusiastic Technical Expert – Ship Electrification Solutions (m/f/d) to join our team in Wärtsilä Deutschland GmbH.


What will you be doing


As Technical Expert you will be responsible for providing technical support to internal and external customers on electrical and hybrid automation systems including power management systems, hybrid energy management systems, batteries, integrated automation systems, switchboards, generators, electrical motors, transformers, and frequency converters. You will contribute to product development and product improvement processes for electrical and automation products and to project engineering. When necessary, you will execute Root-Cause-Analysis. You keep yourself updated on relevant technology developments and assist in pre-study and offering phase in cooperation with Service Sales. 


As Technical Expert, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Provide technical advice, failure analysis, condition analysis and support to the other services department activities (Sales Support; Projects; Field service) and marine solutions.
  • Perform field testing, site surveys and related analysis on request-basis
  • Contribute with input to necessary product improvement actions based on field feedback screening and analysis results
  • Based on field experience, provide inputs to maintenance recommendations and intervals
  • Provide support and knowledge for reconditioning and retrofit activities
  • Update product databases and documentation if a modification is made to an installation.


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


  • A BSc or MSc within the field of electrical and automation. 
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience with service and/or commissioning of marine electrical and automation equipment
  • Technical skills in power distribution systems, frequency converters or automation system.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills and competences in using engineering and software tools and are skilled when it comes to technical writing.
  • As a company we focus on customer needs and satisfaction and set high standards for quality, which means that our candidate has strong customer focus. You have good communication skills as you will communicate internally and externally, and you are also capable to work in different environments.
  • Good command in English, both oral and written.


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?


Last application date: 03/11/2022

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 Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at