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Stord, NO Hamburg, DE Trondheim, NO

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

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 future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?

Wärtsilä operates in 70 countries around the world and employs people with very diverse skills, background and ambitions. We believe in equal opportunities and personal growth and want to support our employees in finding their own path within Wärtsilä.


Wärtsilä supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their installations by optimising efficiency and performance. We provide the most comprehensive portfolio of services and the broadest service network in the industry, for both the energy and marine markets. We are committed to providing high quality, expert support, and the availability of services in the most environmentally sound way possible, wherever our customers are.


We are currently looking for a Project Engineer to strengthen our organisation within the field electrical and hybrid power systems. Preffered location for this position is Stord or Trondheim in Norway or Hamburg, Germany.


What you will do

Our preferred candidate must be both practical and analytic and like to have a combined theoretical and commercial approach to problem solving. You must be able to work independently as well as you must be a good team player. These positions require good communications skills, a customer mindset and good command of English.


As a Project Engineer, your work will focus on:

  • Prepare and make verifications of technical documents
  • Model, simulate and analyse of power drives systems
  • Do follow-ups of suppliers to qualify equipment and components
  • Contribute to innovation and improvement of our products and systems
  • Participate in the design and engineering of power drives
  • Participate in pre-study and offering phase in cooperation with Sales support
  • Participate and support during installation and commissioning



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

  • Bachelor or master’s degree within the field of electrical engineering, power electronics and drives, robotic or similar
  • Experience with or knowledge of power electronic converter and drive technology
  • Experience with or knowledge of rotating electrical machines and energy storage systems
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Working experience and knowledge of marine electrical power systems is preferable



Why you and us

We can offer competitive salary and pension agreements. We have internal and external training programs and we focus on personal development. You will work in an exciting work environment with interesting and challenging work tasks.


Contact person to give further information
Jon Storholt, Manager Engineering


Tel: +47 92612500/+47 53422500

Last application date: 02/07/2021

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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