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Kobe, JP

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Maintenance Planner, Performance Services, Marine Power


Wärtsilä Performance Services Marine is now looking for Maintenance Planners to the contract department in Kobe, Japan. The Maintenance Planner works with global execution of marine agreements and is the key person together with the Contract Manager. We offer you interesting and challenging tasks in the growing marine agreement business. In this position, you are a member of the Maintenance Management team in Vaasa Expertise Centre.


Location of the positions are in Kobe, Japan.




  • Preparing maintenance plan for each contract in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Planning and coordinating scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and overhauls.
  • Planning the resources and competences for execution of field work.
  • Building and maintaining good communication with Contract Managers and customers, external providers and other stakeholders in the Wärtsilä organization.
  • Follow up executed and postponed maintenance tasks and improvements.
  • Preparing and monitoring maintenance budget for the annual contract budgeting on behalf of the customer.
  • Assisting in the development of our tools.
  • Swing-set planning.




  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in mechanical or marine/productional engineering.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engine functionality.
  • Structured and planned way of working.
  • Focused and can-do attitude.
  • Knowledge about Operations & Maintenance.
  • Good co-operation, teamwork and communication skills.
  • Maintenance Management knowhow.
  • Contract business understanding.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Business level communication skill in written & spoken Japanese.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • IT skills.


Seen as an advantage:


  • Advanced knowledge of Marine engine operations and maintenance.
  • Marine field service experience.
  • Maximo knowledge.
  • Good presentation skills.


Please note that relocation and accommodation costs are not available for this position.

If this sounds like a good match for you, then send in your application via the Wartsila recruitment system along with a CV and a Cover Letter by 10/06/2022 at the latest.

Join our team of professionals and apply now!


Please note!: Only applications sent through our recruitment system will be taken into account-


Person to give more information:

Christian Hällund

Manager | Vaasa Expertise Centre

Performance Services | Marine Power



Last application date: 10/06/2022

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