Segensworth, Hants, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Workshop Technician

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 80% of world trade is carried by sea?

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?


We are looking for a Workshop Technician to join our forward-looking Marine Power Team. The position is permanent and location in Segensworth, UK.


What you will be doing:

  • Executing daily workshop service tasks, such as: component inspections, overhauling /reconditioning, modifications, cleaning, machining, on a variety of 4-stroke engine components. Components include cylinder heads, pistons, connecting rods, fuel injection equipment, auxiliary pumps, coolers, to name a few. The role requirements are varied and suitably challenging to keep this role interesting.
  • Undergoing the appropriate training to gain the competencies needed to excel in this role.
  • Liaising closely with the Workshop Team Leader and other Workshop Technicians to ensure work scopes are kept within specified delivery schedule.
  • Ensuring that all activities in the workshop and on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company’s Health and Safety standard ISO 45001/2018.
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out to ISO 9001/2015 standards.
  • Playing an integral part in the workshop team. Striving to achieve common goals and customer requirements, whereby working overtime hours can be required.
  • Adopting a pleasant, adaptable attitude towards any “ad-hoc” duties that may arise.
  • Carrying out proactive preventative maintenance tasks on plant equipment.
  • Performing all tasks in a way to ensure maximum stakeholder (internal and external) satisfaction.


You will shine in this role, when you have:

  • HNC/ONC in Mechanical Engineering or can demonstrate equivalent practical experiences.
  • Advanced Modern Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering or can demonstrate equivalent practical experiences.
  • Worked to ISO 45001/2018 and ISO9001/2015 standards.
  • Experience in the Marine Sector and specifically in maintaining 4-stroke engines.
  • A genuine interest in Engineering and working with your hands.


We will require you to:

  • Have the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Commute daily to Segensworth, Fareham.


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, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Last application date: 31/07/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com

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