Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Technical Expert

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?


For our Technical 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.


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


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 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:


  • BSc or MSc within the field of electrical and automation.
  • Documented relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education
  • 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.
  • Strong customer focus because as a company we focus on customer needs and satisfaction and set high standards for quality
  • Good communication skills as you will communicate internally and externally, and should also be 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?


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 Salomonsen Sven Askild, Manager Technical Services, through email svenaskild.salomonsen@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: 15/06/2024 


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