Helsinki, FI Vaasa, FI

Function:  Business Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Product manager Battery

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 always on the lookout for a talent with a growth mindset – are you the one?  
We are looking for a Product Manager, Battery with the main responsibility of focusing on battery technology. The preferred location for this position is in Vaasa, Finland, but Turku and Helsinki are also negotiable. We offer the possibility of hybrid remote work. 
Your role and responsibilities:

As a Product manager, your work will include: 


  • Collaborate with battery cell/module/rack suppliers and develop selection and screening. Obtain and understand product characteristics and value, and work cross-functionally to select technologies/solutions/components, maximising value for the business and our end customers
  • Lead the technical discussions with battery vendors. Co-operate closely with sourcing
  • Collaborate and support our proposal and sourcing and delivery organisation in battery related tasks. Work cross-functionally with Engineering, delivery, supply chain, sales, marketing, and quality to launch products and solutions
  • Be responsible for data and documentation internally and externally. Help to establish and enforce product definition and life cycle strategy
  • Together with Engineering, Develop system, component, and sub-component specifications for the various elements of a Battery energy storage system, such as functional, performance, and compliance requirements for rack BMS, system BMS, modules, and rack switchgear
  • Work cross-functionally with product development, delivery, supply chain, sales, marketing, and quality to launch products and solutions 
  • Create and document product documentation such as manuals, application guides, and source content for marketing material

The tasks can also be adjusted based on your individual skills and interests. You’ll be working as a part of the Product Management and Application Engineering team with diverse expertise. 
Requirements for the position: 


  • Can do, systematic attitude with excellent communication skills. Team player attitude internally and externally, Entrepreneurial drive.
  • +3-7 years of product development/management experience, preferably in battery and/or energy storage renewables systems, including electronics, electrical and BMS design 
  • Knowledge of batteries and energy storage industry certifications and compliance standards 
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, vendors, shop and office in a fast-paced environment 
  • Language skills: Mandarin is seen as an advantage. 
  • Willing to travel 30% of the time 

Why you and us?   
You are valued – as your true self. At Wärtsilä, YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed to supporting an 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 to 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  
Please submit your application before the application deadline of 03.03.2024 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you’ll receive a confirmation email. 
In case of any questions, reach out to: 


Mats Östman, Senior Manager Product Management and Application Engineering: 

Last application date: 06/05/2024 


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. 


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health checks, including drug tests/screenings. The country's legislation is followed when a person is located outside of Finland.


Please note that according to Wärtsilä policy, voluntary consent for a security check may be required from candidates being considered for this position, depending on the applicable country. 


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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