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Stord, NO Vaasa, FI Hamburg, DE

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Senior Sales Support 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Sr. Sales Support Engineer - Hybrid Retrofit Sales organisation - Stord, Norway 

In Wärtsilä, the Project Services organisation has 400 professionals in many locations globally and has responsibility for newbuild/retrofit projects from sales to delivery. This part of Wärtsilä includes sales organisation.
In the Project Sales organisation, large and complex retrofits on vessels are handled which are often related to efficiency improvement and decarbonisation.

We are looking for a competent electrical engineer with energy and competency in sales of electrical systems. You will report to the General Manager, Hybrid retrofit sales, and you will be working together externally with customers and internally with electrical engineers from specialist departments and Sales Managers / Account Managers worldwide. You will be given the personal development opportunities through dealing with networking and customer relationship in an international working environment. Willingness to travel is needed although usage of Teams is accepted by customers more and more. 

Preferred location of position is Stord, Norway, other European main hubs can be considered (Vaasa, Hamburg).

What you will be doing?


  • Handling sales support of Hybrid battery retrofits on vessels with direct contact to dedicated ship owners.
  • Prepare sales price calculations for hybrid battery solutions to the marine customers of Wärtsilä.
  • Sales offerings will include preparations of technical and commercial documentation.
  • You will perform technical support to Wärtsilä global sales teams as well as give support to our customers during the sales phase.
  • You will participate in decision making for the content and scope of solutions, building the basis for our customer offerings.

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

  • Preferably you hold a Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent and have a few years of working experience.
  • A good understanding of electrical power systems, knowledge of electrical power systems of ships is a benefit.
  • You are customer and supplier-oriented, and are eager to develop yourself in the role, first experience in sales would be a benefit.
  • You have strong analytical thinking capability and excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written.
  • You can handle multiple project offerings simultaneously and achieve results. In addition, you are independent and show initiative with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Experience working as an engineer in the marine industry is highly desirable

Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.
We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


Contact & next steps

If this sounds like the right opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you. Please apply online.  Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Dag Håvard Håvardsholm, General Manager, Hybrid Sales -
Please apply by 30th, November, 2022 at 23:59 EET. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.

Last application date: 30/11/2022 

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


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. 


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