Hamburg, DE

Function:  Human Resources
Job Category:  Support Functions

Working Student HR

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 searching for a


Working Student Human Resources Operations (m/f/d) 22€/h


Become part of our HR team in Hamburg (at the Ottensen or Wilhelmsburg location). You will get to know both the operational and the strategic HR processes. As part of the team, you work independently from the start on the tasks assigned to you and at the same time use your freedom to advance the department with your ideas.


These are your tasks:


  • You are interested in the processes of HR work and work on different topics as required (e.g. preparing payroll accounting, creating circulars, support with the internal performance assessment process and much more)
  • You are actively involved in supporting the HR team, especially the HR managers in day-to-day business
  • You communicate independently both in writing and by telephone with managers and employees
  • You create documents in preparation for decisions or maintain HR key figures

The below will enable you to shine in this role:


  • You are a registered full-time student at a university (of applied science)
  • You work in a structured, careful and proactive manner
  • You have good communication skills for teamwork, which after your induction can also be partly done from the home office
  • You have very good knowledge of MS WORD and are not afraid to familiarize yourself with our tool and application landscape
  • Fluent German and English skills complete your profile



Werde Teil unseres HR-Teams in Hamburg (am Standort Ottensen oder Wilhelmsburg). Du lernst dabei sowohl die operativen wie auch die strategischen HR-Prozesse kennen. Als Teil des Teams arbeitest Du von Anfang an eigenständig an den Dir übertragenen Aufgaben und nutzt gleichzeitig Deinen Freiraum, um die Abteilung durch Deine Ideen voranzutreiben.


Das sind Deine Aufgaben:


  • Du interessierst dich für die Prozesse der Personalarbeit und arbeitest nach Bedarf bei unterschiedlichen Themen mit (z.B. Vorbereitung der Entgeltabrechnung, Erstellung von Rundschreiben, Unterstützung beim internen Leistungsbeurteilungsprozess u.v.a.)
  • Du bringst dich aktiv bei der Unterstützung des HR-Teams, insbesondere der HR-Manager im Tagesgeschäft ein
  • Du kommunizierst eigenständig sowohl schriftlich als auch telefonisch mit Führungskräften und Mitarbeiter*innen
  • Du erstellst entscheidungsvorbereitende Unterlagen oder pflegst HR-Kennzahlen



  • Du bist eingeschriebene*r Vollzeit-Student*in an einer inländischen Universität/ Fachhochschule
  • Du arbeitest strukturiert, sorgfältig und eigeninitiativ
  • Du bringst gute Kommunikationsfähigkeiten für die Teamarbeit, die nach deiner Einarbeitung auch teilweise aus dem Homeoffice erfolgen kann, mit
  • Du verfügst über sehr gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit MS WORD  mit und hast keine Scheu, dich in unsere Tool- und Anwendungslandschaft einzuarbeiten
  • Fließende Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse runden Dein Profil ab




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.


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!

Last application date: 01/05/2024 


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