Southampton, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Navigation Simulation Product Training Content Developer

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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?


Navigation Simulation Product Training Content Developer


The Wärtsilä Navigation Systems Training & Content Developer is responsible for the delivery of training and learning content development in support of all Wärtsilä navigation products. Responsible for maintaining the quality of training support materials and the delivery of training internationally, specifically but not limited to Navigation and related products and to develop efficient working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders supporting academy objectives.

You will be reporting into the Digital Learning Lead


Key Responsibilities:

  • The delivery of technical product training in the use of Wärtsilä electronic navigation systems to customers and Wärtsilä employees.
  • Competently use a range of software and media to create dynamic blended- learning content in the production of training support materials and solutions for new and existing products.
  • Product demonstration of Wärtsilä electronic navigation systems to customers and the promotion of Wärtsilä electronic navigation.
  • Oversee the production and quality of training support materials created by sub-contractors.
  • Promote performance consultancy models working with SME and other stakeholders.
  • Design and develop effective interactive learning using modern design and learning delivery methodologies with a focus on performance outcomes.
  • The delivery of “Train the Trainer” courses in Wärtsilä electronic navigation systems.
  • Quality Control, testing and auditing of Wärtsilä learning products internally and through external partners and agents.
  • Effective project, budget, and time management of deliverables in a timely manner
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of industry, pedagogy and learning tool developments. The responsibilities listed are illustrative and not exhaustive and management may designate further reasonable tasks where needed.


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Qualified Merchant or Military Navigator to master of second officer level
  • Educated to higher level in English and Mathematics
  • Electronical Navigation Systems (ECDIS) and ARPA Radar
  • Experience of authoring digital learning content using a range of authoring tools
  • Training and instructional experience
  • Simulator instructor experience
  • Quality control and internal auditing


Skills Required

  • Computer literate and be proficient in the operation of MS 365 suite applications.
  • Able to produce written materials and presentations to a high standard in English.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills are an essential part of this job role.
  • Able to motivate self and others to ensure that efficient and timely production of training materials and quality is maintained.
  • Stakeholder expectation management and an ability to influence so that core objectives can be achieved.
  • Able and willing to travel internationally periodically.
  • Strong team orientation dedicated to team and business success


Last application date: 19/06/2023 


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 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com