Havant, GB

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Quality Engineer

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 looking for a 


Quality Engineer


to join our team working for a better future. The position is permanent, and the preferred location is Havant, UK. 


What you will be doing 


Working with the Quality team and other functions to ensure the overall quality of our products and solutions provided to our customers. This will include producing and reviewing quality related documentation; supporting customer and Shipping Classification Society visits and engaging with suppliers to sustain and improve product quality. 


As Quality Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • Reviewing material certification against material specifications, non-destructive examination and material testing reports 
  • Surveying seal assemblies during manufacture, at test and prior to packing 
  • Writing reports to satisfy customer contracts, to include Factory Acceptance Tests, material 
  • certification, dimensional reporting etc. 
  • Evaluating data and identify recurring problems to define necessary corrective and preventive actions. 
  • Participating in internal / external quality issues. 
  • Supporting customer complaint and warranty investigations 
  • Supporting Internal NCR investigations 
  • Carry out internal audits as required
  • Supporting continual improvement activities
  • Supporting product and project delivery quality planning activities
  • Ensuring that all statutory and regulatory Health & Safety requirements are implemented locally


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


  • Experience as a Quality Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Experience and knowledge of ISO 9001
  • Experience of conducting audits
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Strong verbal communication, technical writing, and process improvement skills
  • Experience of working within a highly regulated environment
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of Quality Assurance, engineering and manufacturing for example; root cause analysis, 8D, pareto, FMECA


In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers and suppliers primarily in the UK but occasionally overseas. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel when required.


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 careers@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: 17/05/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com