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Kampen, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Engine Control Specialist

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. 

In the position of Engine Tuning Specialist Specialist you will be responsible for a wide range of Software Tuning activities on electrical Engine parts of our customers. You will work in Wartsila’s biggest Distribution Centre for all our Maritime and Energy related spare parts of the world. Our customers rely on our A-class parts and it is your main responsibility that all electrical Engine parts are Tuned, edited and updated for our customer specific requirements.


You will find, retrieve, upload and edit tuning software of ordered electrical engine parts with required software & processing the calibration.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • You release production orders out of the tuning workflow, Check tuning specifications for ordered electrical engine part that was brought to the shop by logistics.
  • You find the right tuning software by using the automated system, Intranet documents or database. If not available, asking Technical Services department to upload necessary software.
  • Contacting Engine & Propulsion Automation to solve issues for propulsion systems.
  • You check and adjusting spare parts for 4 stroke engine automation, propulsion automation, 2Stroke engine automation, and Electrical automation.
  • Tuning and configuring the engine part as specified to suit the customers’ needs and avoid over speeding.
  • On occasion, modifying software on old-model parts by converting old information, checking parameters, modifying if necessary, uploading to part and send modification to colleague for storage in parts database.
  • If necessary, tuning manually using tools such as calibrators and digital multi meters for print circuits.
  • Testing and simulating the functionality of the component and perform a quality check. 
  • Powering up of parts in stock to prevent data loss and develop the maintenance process for stored parts in cooperation with TS.


 What do we expect from you?


  • Electrical experience in combination with affinity or interest on engine electronics, turbines or other rotating equipment.  
  • We work with a wide numerous of Automation Control Devices. Any experience with the following brands is seen as a big advantage: Unic C1- C3, Wecs 2000-9500, Deuta, Despemes, Spemos, Tufmon, Kongsberg, Sentry, LCS, Many PLC, SW download Kit, Flex temps Units, Woodward 721-723+, Viking V25-V35, etc.
  • Experience as a (Field) Service Engineer, Superintendent, or Service Support Employee is seen as an advantage.
  • Any Experience with ERP systems is seen as a big advantage. We work with SAP. 
  • You are accurate, systematic and a true problem solver. 
  • You speak English fluently.

What we offer you  

We highly care for employability of all our employees and employees are encouraged to take the opportunity to further develop their talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent terms of employment and promote a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. 

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

In case you have questions about this position you could contact Rolf Bänninger via e-mail 


Last application date: 30/12/2022

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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

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