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Helsinki, FI Trieste, IT

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

CFD and Combustion expert

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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?


CFD and Combustion expert

We are on the lookout for a talent with a desire to decarbonize our energy and to participate in open-source software development. Are you the one?
We are looking for a CFD and combustion expert with a main responsibility in new decarbonized fuels and heat management simulations. The preferred location for this position is in Vaasa, Finland but also Helsinki is possible.

Your role and responsibilities

As a CFD and combustion expert, your work will include developing new engine concepts of our decarbonized future. The specific tasks can also be adjusted based on your individual skills and interests. You’ll be working in the very international Thermofluids & Simulations team with a focus on OpenFOAM simulations.

Requirements for the position


  •  Proficiency in OpenFOAM software and numerics,
  •  Good knowledge of combustion physics and modelling,
  •  Good knowledge in Conjugate Heat Transfer and modelling.

As an ideal candidate you might also have


  • Experience in CAD design and meshing,
  • Good communication skills and an appetence to share your knowledge,

Why you and us?

You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting inclusive work community.
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential.
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.

Contact & next steps

Submit your application before the deadline 6.12.2022 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline.
In case of any questions, reach out to:Éric Lendormy, manager Thermofluids & Simulations

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

Last application date: 06/12/2022 


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. 


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