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Singapore, SG

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Expert, Simulation

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


The Sales Expert (SE) for Simulation will have knowledge, direct experience, and subject matter expertise in Technology Simulation (Engine Room, Cargo handling and shipboard technical systems). The primary responsibility of the Sales Expert (SE) is to close business by winning opportunities using his/ her technical (domain) expertise, market knowledge and market network. The SE works primarily on a regional basis and works closely together with the Sales Manager/s who have Sales responsibility in a geographical area, or for specific solutions within the region (Asia Pacific)


We are now looking for a Sales Expert - Simulation to join our team, Sales Asia Pacific.This is a permanent opportunity and possible location is Singapore.


As a Sales Expert - Simulation, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

Sales & Business Development

  • Realization of Order Intake in the region for designated solutions.

  • Customer interactions across the assigned region, close business using domain expertise.

  • Support customer with subject matter expertise and promote Wärtsilä solutions.

Account Management

  • The SE is the key lead in the Region in keeping existing customers up to date with new developments regarding the assigned domain. The goal is to secure system upgrades and enhancements through continued long term relationships. This can be achieved via seminars, webex or planned trips in specific territories (coordinated with the Sales manager).

  • Support and review technical queries from customers and help position potential solutions to the problem. Escalate within the organization when necessary.


  • Timely reporting using the correct formats to keep the organisation informed

  • Contributing to strategic planning, regional plans, forecasting, budgets and promotion plans

Product Development

  • Provide market intelligence and product improvements to Solutions.

  • Represent Wärtsilä at Industry Exhibitions, (Partner) conferences, etc.

  • Support customer trials, field tests and POC’s with product expertise and positioning to the customer.


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

  • Higher Education (Master / Bachelor) in technical domain

  • Knowledge, direct experience, and subject matter expertise in Marine Navigation, cargo handling and shipboard technical systems

  • 3 years of sales experience in the maritime sector or B2B sales preferred

  • Onboard Marine experience is required.

  • Solution based / Strategic selling methodology or willingness to learn

  • Public speaking/ Presentation skills

  • Working knowledge of Office (essential), ERP and CRM (advantage) applications.

  • Ability and willingness to travel (national and internationally), estimated to 30-40%

  • Eager to sell, entrepreneur style, able to close deals

  • Strong work ethic

  • Autonomous to fulfil tasks

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Open to new technology and environment that is in a constant change

  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, social and outgoing

  • International network and crosscultural understanding is an advantage

Why you and us

All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.
Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 31/05/2022 by submitting your application through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to HyunJoo Kim, Talent Acquisition Specialist ( with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).

Please apply by 31/05/2022  at 22:59 SGT. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.



Last application date: 31/05/2022

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 Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

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