Stord, NO

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Engineer

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 a future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together.

Are you our new employee?

Within Ship Electrification Solutions (SES) we are a world leading total supplier of electric and hybrid solutions for the marine industry. Our products range from Shaft Generators, Electric Propulsion Systems to Hybrid Solutions.


We are planning to strengthen our energetic, ambitious, and enthusiastic control systems teams with more Project Engineers.


As a Project Engineer you will develop and deliver control systems to a variety of highly innovative integrated electrical system, including battery hybrid, dual fuel engines, and full electric solutions to both the newbuild ships and retrofit upgrades.


This is permanent position for the SES team located in Stord, Norway.


Your main focus in this position will be:

  • Control and safety systems engineering.
  • Integration of electric propulsion systems
  • Programming of SCADA/PLC systems
  • Data networks and cyber security
  • Simulation, testing and documentation.
  • Teamwork in an international environment
  • Responsibility for own customer projects



To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Preferably you hold a master’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of control systems or electrical systems
  • Good software programming skills
  • Knowledge of programming languages like C#, C/C++ is a benefit, but not required
  • Ability to work systematically with high quality in mind
  • Good language skills in both spoken and written English
  • Language skills in Norwegian is a benefit, but not required
  • Willingness to travel occasionally



Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? Then we would like to hear from you! Please apply through our career’s portal. We process applications on an ongoing basis.

For further questions please reach out to Ronny Onarheim – Manager in Energy & Power Mgmt Systems through ronny.onarheim@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).

Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonization of marine and energy!