Kruiningen, NL

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

CNC Machining Operator

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 80% of world trade is carried by sea?

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?


Our company performs repair and remanufacturing of marine engines parts, the CO2 footprint of our processes being 6 to 7 time lower than the CO2 footprint of a new part.


As a CNC Operator, your work will consist of machining and finishing. You don't work alone - even though the work requires a high degree of independence, you receive support from your team leader and your teammates. To succeed in this position, you have a good attitude and a willingness to learn.



For the more experienced we expect you to have a good understanding of manufacturing standards and experience working with all kinds of metalworking machinery; you have gained experience in other production environments and have knowledge of production processes.


For the less experienced or starter we can start a special program consisting of one (first) year work-based learning. You will learn basic metalworking skills, turning and subjects such as materials theory, reading drawings, even learning Dutch. You learn to prepare your machine and your material for production. You learn to perform various machining operations.You work 3 days in our company and 1 day at Trade centre where you also get time to work on your school assignments under the guidance of a practical trainer and you receive 1 day of theory. When finished satisfactory we can extend the learning program.


CNC Machine (lathe) Operator, main responsibilities:

  • Setup and basic maintenance of machine tools.
  • Machining of components according to specification.
  • Arrangement of tools and fixtures.
  • Use of measuring equipment.
  • Quality control of own work.
  • Use of other equipment [i.e. drill press, hand tools, band saw, etc.]
  • Use of overhead cranes.
  • Continuous improvement in processes and procedures.
  • Maintaining a clean, positive, safe work environment.

We offer:

  • A challenging position within a dynamic company.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • A pleasant working environment with an enthusiastic team.


Last application date: 11/08/2024 


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. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com