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Primary Location: 

Poland - Gdynia, PL

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Designer structural engineer

We are Wärtsilä. We are Doers. We are more than 18,000 men and women across the globe who is dedicated to achieving our client’s goals. Through innovations in products, services and people, we prove our worth with what we get done for our clients every day. Join the team that is the engine of industry.

We are looking for a Senior Designer to Wärtsilä Ship Design Poland in Gdynia. Our business is growing, we offer a challenging job with a lot of possibilities for personal and knowledge growth in a great team.



  • Perform design of Ship structure, development and technical information engineering work, in order to develop existing products and/or solutions
  • Be involved in structural design down to a detail level drafting 2D and 3D
  • Make drawings and documents for initial and basic design stages in accordance to guidelines, applicable rules, plans and time schedules
  • Perform structural calculation for all types of ships (class rules, direct calculations, FEA)
  • Assist project manager with planning and management of projects scope
  • Work and coordinate against other disciplines, cooperate within ship design team and internal/external engineering organisations
  • Have contact and coordinate against: Yard, shipowner, class society, equipment suppliers, etc
  • Act as stand-in for Project Engineer (“Discipline Responsible Person”) when requested. 


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the marine business on similar position
  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering/Naval Architecture
  • Knowledge of international maritime rules
  • Very good computer and software skills
  • Experience with 2D/3D CAD
  • Experience with Nupas - Cadmatic Hull software
  • Experience with nesting software (f.in Nestix) and other technological aspects of ship design process is a plus
  • Experience with structure calculations
  • Knowledge of NX CAD, Napa, Rhino, Inventor is a plus
  • Customer and team work oriented, being self-going,
  • Good communication and social skills, good command of English, both written and spoken  
  • Willingness to travel as well as ability to understand and work with diverse cultures
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, to achieve results and to work independently as well as in a multi discipline and international team

We offer:

  • Stable working conditions based on a long-term commitment in a friendly environment
  • Challenging tasks, an opportunity for professional development and promotion combined with fair remuneration