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Schiedam, NL

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

mechanic repair engineer

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 with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard? 


As a Repair Engineer at our Metallurgic Repair Workshop it is your responsibility to repair ship propellers: fixed pitch propellers, controllable pitch propeller blades and waterjet impellers. On each assigned order/project you shall use Wärtsilä instructions, drawings and procedures.


The jobs are taking place both at the workshop in Schiedam and on locations around the world, mainly at shipyards. Approximately 20% of the work is performed on locations away from the workshop for the duration of maximum 2 weeks.


You will have the chance to work in a technically interesting environment within the maritime industry. As a Repair Engineer you will be part of our small team existing of approximately 6 professionals.

Both starters and more experienced repair engineers are invited to send in their application. 


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

Your work will focus on, but is not limited to, these responsibilities:

  • You will inspect, measure and repair propellers and propeller blades

The repair activities consist of:

    • Straightening of damaged propellers
    • Welding of damaged propellers
    • Grinding and polishing of propellers
    • Balancing of the propellers
  • You create repair and service work reports for the owner/customer and Classification Societies
  • 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.
  • You contribute in keeping a clean and tidy workshop environment.



What do we expect from you?

  • You have technical knowledge and interest in metallurgic repair activities.
  • Preferably you have experience with welding and are a holder of a welders certificate.
  • A welders certification for CU3/CU4 material shall be part for your training.
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings.
  • You are able to work under pressure as well as the flexibility to travel for jobs around the globe (max. 20% of the working time).
  • Preferably you are familiar with the industry safety standards and practices.
  • Dutch and English written and verbal skills.


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? 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 21st of August at 23:59 EEST, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.



Last application date: 21/08/2022

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 Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at