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Singapore, SG

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Technical Expert, 2-stroke engines

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


What will you be doing:
As Senior Technical Expert (2-Stroke Engines), your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for handling of customer’s technical inquiries in a comprehensive and supportive manner.
  • Support the development of strategic 2-stroke businesses and customers in Singapore technically and act as a 2-stroke technical consultant to our internal teams towards customer.
  • Perform Audits and be active in capturing new sales opportunities (leads) 
  • Manage and solve complex technical and operating problems solving activities of the customers.
  • Make analysis with adequate conclusions and recommendations (reports) for how to solve complex technical problems of the customer. Report the related work progress to relevant stakeholders.
  • Communicate and propose improvement needs of the products and solutions for relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Participate in product developments and product improvement projects.
  • Participate in development of new working methods with own responsibility area.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers.
  • Analyses field experience and customer feedback data in order to improve the products and solutions as well as operation and maintenance of the installation.
  • Support in technical matters when new products or components are developed and launched.
  • Proactively work to enable cross-divisional and cross-organizational cooperation.
  • Coach and mentor less experienced technical experts and field service engineers. 
  • Participate in customer and/or internal meetings as a technical leader, when complex technical matters are handled.
  • Share technical knowledge to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure knowhow and professional competence development within respective technical expert area.


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

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Engineering or in Marine, Mechanical or other applicable technical degree
  • Minimum 3+ years of related experience with all 2-stroke engines, controls and its technologies. Preferred experience with X-DF or all other maker 2-stroke Gas engines.
  • Relevant experiences of other Wartsila products.
  • Broad and strong knowledge and understanding of the marine engines and prolusion systems.
  • Advanced analytical skills in technical problem solving.
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written 
  • Strong Customer focus & service mind-set and Communication skills.
  • Strong Teamwork skills and drive for performance with positive attitude and ability to inspire others.
  • Experience in working in international environment and willingness to travel.
  • Motivated to learn and grow professionally.


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 13 August 2021 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 ByoungGone Kim General Manager, Technical Services 2Stroke ( byounggone.kim@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Last application date: 13/08/2021

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 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 www.wartsila.com