Nantes Cedex 2, FR

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Commissioning / Site Manager

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. 

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?


Marine solutions - Site Management Team 5 is looking for 1 Site Manager, in order to improve our performance and to secure customer satisfaction of Marine Solutions projects. 


Site Manager will be located in France – Saint Nazaire 


Position description

Site Manager is responsible for executing the project commissioning according to the Project Plan in close co-operation with the Wärtsilä Project Managers and Customer representatives. Wärtsilä Projects in nowadays are multiple Business lines oriented. 
Site Manager is, in commissioning related questions, the main communication link between customer and internal/external stake holders in the projects. 



- Lead, manage and report status of Site activities assigned to Wärtsilä as per contract scope in compliance with Corporate Project Management Methodology and Business Directives. 
- Ensure that Wärtsilä Site activities are performed safely, efficiently and with quality which meets contract / project requirements and business objectives. 
- Participate in developing plans for the site supervision works and /or commissioning. 
- Manage and coordinate with Business Lines PM/PE the variables that could come during commissioning phases.
- Lead, manage and coordinate with yard the works of Wärtsilä Site Team assigned to site supervision, inspections and /or commissioning. 
- Monitor and report daily/weekly the status of site/commissioning work in yards/on site to Project Manager and to other stakeholders, as instructed by PM. 
- Monitor the spent vs budgeted man-days. 
- Coordinate with Yard/Owner the HSE activities, ensure HSE training is provided to Wärtsilä Engineers in Yard/on site. 
- Monitor safe working conditions for Wärtsilä in cooperation with the relative Wärtsilä Superintendents, Site personnel and Wärtsilä own subcontractor. Reports any accidents, incidents and near miss situation to Project Manager and cooperate, as a main contact on site with Yard/Owner in HSE investigations and inspections. 
- Maintain internal and external communication and reporting related to Site/commissioning activities. 


Development Responsibilities: 
- Provide feedback and lessons learnt information for development of site and commissioning procedures, plans and instructions. 
- Work to improve the site and commissioning process tools and templates. 
- Create opportunities for extra orders during the commissioning (claim vs. Yard for NC work). 


- Work permit for the French market 
- Fluent in both spoken and written French and English as a business language (other languages will be considered as a plus)
-Strong team working skills  
- Practical experience from yard or Marine installations, especially engines and systems, technical knowledge of propulsion and power production systems on board marine and/or offshore installations will be considered as an essential merit 
- Business and managerial orientation 
- Technical background (BSc/MSc in Engineering or equivalent field experience in maritime sector) 
- 2-5 years’ experience of work in international environment with continuous Customer relationship and proven communication skills in Marine Commissioning 
- Experiences gained where technologies suitable for the application of the decarbonization process have been applied,  will be considered as a plus 


Contact person to give further information
Omar Husu + 39 335 185 8586 omar.husu@wartsila.com 
Peter Romijn +31 620949535 peter.romijn@wartsila.com 

Last application date: 23/06/2023 


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. 


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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