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Suzhou, CN Shanghai, CN

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?




Wärtsilä’s Energy Business is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer for the Energy Storage & Optimization business. The role will be part of the Hardware Engineering team.


 The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that can work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. The candidate should thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment while the industry and company go through substantial growth.


 Preferred location(s) for this position is Wärtsilä’s location in Suzou, China.


 As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Provide troubleshooting support to the manufacturing floor
  • Define manufacturing issues and risks to the product team and support driving solution and implementing it
  • Drive root cause analyses for solving container/enclosure manufacturing issues
  • Analyze production to understand manufacturing uptime, availability, reliability, quality and investigate bottlenecks to identify root cause and countermeasure
  • Evaluate products based on specifications and quality standards
  • Work independently with vendors and design team to understand root cause of failures, propose design or component changes, and implement and validate design changes
  • Evaluate vendor capability to manufacture products and support ramp up target
  • Support cost reduction efforts and identify new cost take out and ideas
  • Review product design and confirm manufacturability in collaboration with product development team and factory personal
  • Support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and support developing and maintaining the FAT procedure
  • Drive continuously improvement on manufacturing processes
  • Collaborate with the larger team to optimize requirement and needs
  • Support defining and design tooling & fixtures for manufacturing and process improvements
  • Ensure processes are followed utilizing quality management system
  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 10+ years of manufacture engineering, focus on container/enclosure manufacturing
  • Knowledge of mechanical enclosures/containers design, manufacturing, and testing
  • Familiar with product development and production process
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing process
  • Strong understanding of good documentation practices
  • Knowledge of energy storage certifications and compliances
  • Familiarity with NEMA and IP enclosure design and testing
  • Maintain positive working relationships with peers, subordinates, vendors, shop and office in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with global team from different backgrounds and on different time zones
  • Flexible and willing to adapt and learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player attitude internally and externally
  • Willing to travel 40% of the time


Why you and us


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team. 


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


We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online:



Last application date: 30/12/2022

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 Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


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. Find out more at