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Schiedam, NL

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Mechanic 4-stroke Engines

Welcome at Wärtsilä Netherlands! For our Engine Services Workshop in Schiedam we are looking for a 4-stroke engine Mechanic to join our team.  


As a Mechanic it is your responsibility to work on overhauling, repairing, remodelling and cleaning all kind parts of our customers Maritime Engines such as seals, valves, cylinders and other (turbo) engine components. With your practical experience working on Engines or other rotating equipment’s, you will work on maintenance repairs of all of Engine in our Workshop.


On each assigned project you can use Wärtsilä manuals, drawings and fixed measurement- /repair procedures. For experienced Mechanics we can offer the chance to work independently at your own assigned projects. Junior/trainee mechanics will be guided by one of our experienced colleagues.


You will have the chance to work in a technically interesting environment within the maritime industry and be part of our Engine Services Workshop team existing of approximately 20 Engine professionals

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Take care of the workshop activities like cleaning, assessing and measuring of components including operating of rotating machinery like balancing.
  • You will work on disassembly, inspection, assembly and measuring of Engine components.
  • If you find any discrepancies and/or non-conformities you discuss and solve this with the workshop foreman and/or Team Leader.
  • 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 hold a vocational education in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • You have proven technical knowledge and experience with mechanical assembly procedures within an maintenance, repair and overhaul services environment.  
  • The ability to read and understand technical assembly drawings and assembly instructions.
  • Knowledge of repair procedures like welding or machining is seen as an advantage.
  • Familiar with precision measurements and special Hydraulic and mechanical tools.
  • 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.



What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.


We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.


In case you have questions about the procedure please call Dré Schellekens (Corporate Recruiter) at +31 (0)6 28558033 or by email: dre.schellekens@wartsila.com  


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18.000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.