Havant, GB

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and has the world’s widest portfolio and service network. We are leading the industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

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?


Manufacturing Engineer (32658)

Due to growth in the department, Wartsila Defence Solutions Limited in Havant are looking for a manufacturing engineer.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Analyse and develop manufacturing methods, tools, systems and facilities.
  • Prepare recommendations about changes that need to be made to manufacturing resources, procedures, facilities, systems and technology.
  • Implement the new manufacturing technologies and methods.
  • Liaison with other Engineering departments to implement best practice regarding Design for Manufacture (DFM) and inventory recognition.
  • Act as a technical expert in manufacturing development daily activities and projects.
  • Create and maintain required manufacturing documentations.
  • Create and maintain CADCAM programs / verification and simulation using Edgecam & Vericut. Support a Continuous Improvement Plan within Manufacturing by developing and implementing new leaner programs, processes/methods, cost reduction initiatives and improving current operations.
  • Root Cause Analysis of operational/technical issues and associated problem resolution.
  • Any other reasonable request by management, in line with role and position.


What do we expect from you?


  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to work with CAD
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Detailed knowledge of quality standards.
  • Proven background in understanding manufacturing processes, ideally with exposure to CADCAM.
  • Experience/knowledge of programming in ISO/EIA, Fanuc, Heidenhain, Mazatrol Matrix.
  • Running of Mazak machines
  • Continuous improvement knowledge.
  • BOM experience
  • Clear communicator.
  • Understanding of the Marine industry is desired but not essential.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.

You must be eligible to undertake and pass a BPSS baseline security clearance as a key requirement for this role.

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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline below, through submitting your application through our career’s portal.

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

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to:

Paul Cooper-Brunink / Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader / Mailto:Paul.cooper-brunink@wartsila.com - Only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to




Last application date: 16/06/2023

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 Marine Systems supports customers with high quality products and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment, shaft line, underwater repair and electrical integrations. We are committed to providing the latest and most efficient solutions, in line with Wärtsilä’s vision for a safe and sustainable future for our customers, our communities and our planet. www.wartsila.com/marine 

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 www.wartsila.com.