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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Assembly Fitter/Machinist


Wärtsilä Marine Business enhances the business of its marine and oil & gas industry customers by providing innovation products and integrated solutions that are safe, environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible and economically sound. By being a technological leader, and through the experience, know-how and dedication of its personnel, Wärtsilä is able to customise solutions that provide optimal benefits to its customers around the world.


At Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings we enhance the business of our customers by providing integrated systems, packages and products that offer lifecycle efficiency, decreased costs and reduced risks through the provision of reliable and environmentally sustainable products.


As a Bench Operator you will embedded in a team that supports the smooth flow of operations between machine centres.  This role is base on either a late shift or night shift and would require flexibility across the department when required.


This is a permanent opportunity and the successful candidate will be based out of our office in Havant, Hampshire UK.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Work to a define set of process to manufacture seals and bearing products to high specifications.
  • Utilising hand tools and machines to carry out daily tasks.
  • Conduct thorough inpsection of work carried out to ensure product quality.
  • Complete accurate documentation in line with business process requirements.
  • Support with the packing and shipment of finished products.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety regulations to ensure a safe working environment is maintained.
  • Support with continuous improvement activities within the operating processes and procedures.
  • Deliver in line with specified on time delivery targets.
  • Due to the nature of the role, flexibility is required to provide effective support across the manufacturing department.


What do we expect from you?


  • A HND/HNC Apprenticeship served qualification within mechanical engineering is advantageous.
  • Background within mechanical fitting.
  • Ability to read and work from engineering drawings.
  • Clear communicator.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.
  • Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidayte must be eligibale to achive base line security clearance.


What we offer you


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. 


Last application date: 6th October 2019


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at


Please be aware that many roles working for Wärtsilä UK Ltd will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.