Schiedam, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Mechanic propulsion workshop

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?


As a Mechanic at our Propulsion Workshop you will be responsible for the overhaul, repair, assemble and upgrade of all types of marine propulsion systems such as Controllable Pitch Propellers, Tunnel and Steerable Thrusters, Oil Supply Units, etc. On each assigned project you shall use Wärtsilä manuals, instructions, drawings and procedures.


You will have the chance to work in a technically interesting environment within the maritime industry. As a Mechanic you will be part of our Propulsion Workshop team existing of 20 propulsion professionals. For experienced Mechanics we can offer the chance to work independently at your own assigned projects in a small team. Junior/trainee mechanics will be guided and trained by our experienced colleagues.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • You will work on disassembly, inspection, assembly and testing of complete propulsion installations and components.
  • If you find any discrepancies and/or non-conformities you discuss and solve this with the workshop foreman.
  • You work according to order/project records and checklists.
  • You ensure that the work is executed according to Wärtsilä Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and procedures
  • Contribute in keeping a clean and tidy workshop, in particular his or hers own working area


What do we expect from you?

  • You have technical knowledge and experience with mechanical assembly procedures.
  • The ability to read and understand technical assembly drawings and assembly instructions.  
  • Preferably you are familiar with the industry safety standards and practices.
  • Dutch and English written and verbal skills
  • You are able to work under pressure as well as the flexibility to take part in overtime and weekend shifts if needed for certain orders/projects.


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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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?


We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. The work in our team offers a wide range of interesting projects and we truly have a great team spirit. We hope to find a team member who shares the same passion we have and we are excited to get our new team member onboard.



Contact & next steps

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


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

Last application date: 15/10/2023 


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 

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