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Porriño, ES

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Support Functions

Quality Manager

Quality Manager (35579)

We at Wärtsilä Marine Systems are focusing on the latest and most efficient solutions, products and lifecycle services to support the vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 

We are now looking for Quality Manager to join our Quality Dept. team, working for a more sustainable future and continue maintain the Safety Mindset in our Company. This position is permanent and the location for the successful candidate will be Porriño, Pontevedra (Spain).  


What will you be doing 

As Environment, Health and Safety Responsible, your work will focus on: 

  • Lead and manage the EHS Management system ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 processes and activities 

  • Assure the Compliance within all EHS Legal requirements (Government, Local, etc.). 

  • Promote and maintain the Wärtsilä Health, Safety & Environment policy, Mindset and procedures 

  • These will be your main responsibilities: 

  • Planning and monitoring auditory of the EHS Management System 

  • Identify and evaluate the problems of the company's EHS Management System, propose appropriate solutions and verify the implementation and compliance of these solutions. 

  • Lead, cooperate and manage EHS processes or team in SLS Spain and China.  

  • Define, communicate, and deploy action plans and key initiatives within own responsibility area. 

  • Ensure legal compliance: Waste Management, H&S requirements (noise, environment emissions, working environment conditions, etc.) 

  • Has the responsibility to secure that all employees have completed all mandatory EHS trainings as per applicable legislation. 

  • Develop and manage safety competence development planning and performing the mandatory Wartsila trainings. 

  • Wartsila Sustainability report Follow-up 

  • Red-on line auditory planning 

  • Conflict Minerals declaration 

  • EHS KPI´s Follow-up (SLS Spain and China) 

  • Monitor and report business EHS performance within own responsibility area. 

  • Develop and maintain the safety culture.  

  • Identify and record any problems related to EHS aspects, analysis of the causes and make proposals for causes and proposals for improvements. 

You will shine in this role, we expect you to have these skills and behaviors: 

  • Wärtsilä health, safety & env. Skill 

  • Wärtsilä health, safety & env. Tools knowledge 

  • EHS knowledge, skills or experience 

  • EHS Mindset Leadership 

  • Management skills 

  • Local legislation & labour laws knowledge 

  • Presentation skills 

  • English in writing, reading and speaking (Medium) 

  • Computer literate with competent knowledge of MS Office. 

  • Effective communication skills and delivering projects remotely using virtual meeting tools 

  • Negotiation skills 

  • Achieving results  

  • Problem solving and decision making 

  • Making change happen  

  • Decisiveness and action orientation  

  • Planning and target setting  

  • Developing self and others  

  • Communication Situational and cultural sensitivity 

In this role, some travel could be required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel even though most of the meetings are held virtually. 


Why you and us 

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.  

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


Contact & next steps 

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline DATE BELOW, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 


The application cut of time is 23:59 CET on the date below. Our recruiting tool recognises the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 



Last application date: 31/03/2023 

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. 

This is Wärtsilä 

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