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Primary Location: 

Singapore, SG

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Technical Expert, 2-Stroke

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. 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 90% 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 with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


To strengthen our expertise and capacity in the 2-Stroke products and related ancillary systems in South East Asia, we are now looking for a skilled Senior Technical Expert to join our team in Singapore. The Technical Services is one of the most important technical knowledge centers within the service organization in Wärtsilä, supporting internal and external stakeholders during the life cycle of products and solutions delivered or serviced by Wärtsilä.


As a Senior Technical Expert in Wärtsilä Technical Services, you will find yourself in the technical heart of exciting world of Maritime and Energy industry. You will report to General Manager, Technical Services Singapore.


The Senior Technical Expert ensures customer satisfaction by providing high quality and on-time technical support.


You will:

  • Be responsible for handling of customer inquiries in a comprehensive and supportive manner
  • Participate/contribute in product development activities
  • Be active in capturing new sales opportunities (leads)
  • Follow the relevant specialist environment - both internally and externally - through literature, research and contact with other businesses
  • Technical consulting and support for customers and internal stakeholders

  • Conduct regular product and service info sessions

  • Manage the area L1 Technical Service team jointly with other technical experts, technical managers and the head of global 2S technical service

  • Participate/perform in Root Cause Analysis and perform expert technical field investigations and screening of field service reporting


An ideal canddiate should have the following attributes:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Engineering or in Marine, Mechanical or other applicable technical degree
  • At least 3+ years of working experience with 2 Stroke mechanics and machinery controls
  • Relevant experience of other Wärtsilä products is a strong plus
  • A true team player with a proactive approach and solid technical reporting skills
  • Customer focused with a service minded attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel


Place of work: Singapore


Person to give more information:
Veli-Matti Rantanen
General Manager, Technical Services Singapore
Email: veli-matti.rantanen@wartsila.com

Last application date: 10/06/2020

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 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com