Schiedam, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Other

Team Lead Field Service, Netherlands

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

We are looking for a 


Team Lead, FS Netherlands 


to lead the Field Service Automation & Navigation department in Schiedam. As the company acts in the maritime industry, the new colleague might very well have experience with the maritime stakeholders. The position is located in Wärtsilä domicile in Schiedam (The Netherlands)


What will you be doing


In this position you will be leading the skilled team of Field Service Engineers with respect to the organization, employees, customers (shipowners, ship-management companies and yards) and other maritime stakeholders. On a typical day you keep eyes on the targets and KPI´s, bridge the technical and the commercial business views and you are the first point of contact towards customers with regards to special cases and projects. You will report to the Manager FS Germany/The Netherlands


For us to be the best match, you have gained experienced from maritime industry, as well as leadership experience from technical organization. As an ideal candidate you are also used to working in large global organizations and with other cultures.


As Team Lead, FS Netherlands, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Set goals and targets
  • Make growth and education plans for the team and individuals
  • Motivate and inspire your colleagues
  • Smooth commercially driven operation regarding economy, resources and technical aspects
  • Keeping customers, employees and colleagues satisfied.


Success measures for this role are:


  • Results (commercial margin)
  • Utilization and billable rate
  • Rework
  • Customer Satisfaction


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • Have a commercial mind-set
  • Take responsibility
  • Write and speak fluent English and preferably Dutch
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Are a good ambassador and role model for the company and colleagues
  • Have natural leader skills
  • Are used to work in a stressful work environment
  • Have educational background as marine engineer/ engineer or experience with heading a technical service team in the marine industry.


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?


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.


Contact & next steps


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout.


For further questions please reach out to Ralph Stiebritz, Manager Field Service Netherlands, through email ralph.stiebritz@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


Last application date: 11/10/2023 


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