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Kobe, JP

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Manager, Exhaust Treatment, Marine Systems

We are looking for Project Manager, Exhaust Treatment in Japan. This is a permanent opportunity and its location is Kobe, Japan.



  • Customer Project or Contract Execution. Deliver assigned projects and/or service agreements to organisation and customer expectations:

Timeliness: On time delivery of engineering documentation and material components

Cost:  Completion within budget. Deviation between Cost Budget, Forecast and Actuals. Forecast accuracy

Quality: Scope control. Use of standard solutions. Level of rework and non-conformities.

  • Internal Operational Development.

Contribution to non customer projects within Exhaust Treatment and Delivery Management.

Contribution to the development of own team, the Delivery Management Department and EGC.


What will you be doing:

As Project Manager, Exhaust Treatment, you are responsible for the successful execution of assigned new build and retrofit Exhaust Treatment projects. Success is defined by on time and within budget delivery according to the contracted requirements, and also stakeholder satisfaction. This requires a solid technical background, the ability to negotiate and influence outcomes, and run parallel projects in a structured and efficient manner.

  • Be responsible for and manage assigned projects/contracts and their risks
  • Effectively manage resources to deliver contracted outcomes
  • Manage conflicts between time, quality and cost
  • Lead and manage the project lifecycle: contract, engineering, procurement, delivery, commissioning and handover
  • Effectively report, communicate, negotiate and influence outcomes internally, with customers and suppliers
  • Continuously improve work processes and procedures


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

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering, Marine Engineering or equivalent.
  • Very high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Good Japanese language skills
  • Self-motivated to deliver results
  • Structured and efficient
  • Adaptable, resilient, optimistic
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • 2+ years relevant project management experience, preferably in the marine industry
  • Relevant commercial (contracts and purchasing) experience
  • Strong leadership, communication and negotiation skills
  • Able to work independently and as the leader of a distributed project team


Why you and us
All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


Contact & next steps
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 26/12/2021 by submitting your application through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Carl Johan Johansson, Talent Acquisition Specialist (carl.johansson@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).

Please apply by  26/12/2021 at 23:59 JST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 26/12/2021

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 Systems offers high-quality products, solutions, and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment applications, seals & bearings, shaftline repair services, underwater services, and marine electrical integrations. Our aim is to provide the latest and most efficient solutions in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. www.wartsila.com/marine

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.