Surgères, FR

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Field Service Engineer / Superviseur d'interventions extérieures H/F

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our partners to accelerate their decarbonisation journeys through our market-leading technologies and power system modelling expertise. These cover decarbonisation services, future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS Digital Energy Platform.


Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 76 GW of power plant capacity and more 110 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?


In this fast changing world of energy, we 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. Want to join the ride?

We are now looking for a 


Field Service Engineer


to join our team working for a better future. 


The preferred location for the position is in Surgères, France. 


What you will be doing 


As Field Service Engineer your work will focus on these responsibilities: 


  • To supervise a team of technicians and perform the preventive maintenance and repair operations on Wärtsilä emergency diesel engines installed in nuclear power plants.

  • To act under the responsibility of a superintendent, to embody the superintendent authority during his absence.

  • To participate to the troubleshooting.

  • To perform the engines running test.

  • To fill in the quality documentation (« dossier de réalisation de travaux »).

  • To participate to the promotion of Wärtsilä brand.


The missions are carried out while respecting the applicable rules as regards Quality, Safety and Environment, in accordance with the commitment of Wärtsilä.


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


  • Bachelor + 2 or other high school diploma

  • Intermediate level of written and spoken English

  • Deep knowledge of diesel engine mechanics (knowledge of Wärtsilä engines would be an advantage).

  • 5 year-experience in the industrial Marine or Energy area (knowledge of nuclear sector would be an advantage).

  • Precision and rigour, attention to Safety and Quality topics.

  • Endurance, Flexibility, Autonomy

  • Team spirit and good interpersonal skills

  • Strong focus on process improvement

  • Attentivity to the customer satisfaction

  • Mobility (multi-week delegations)


In this role some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 80% (France + Abroad).



Nous recrutons un 


Superviseur d'interventions extérieures H/F  


sur notre site de Surgères, France. 


Le poste est dédié au périmètre Special Applications (SA) de Wärtsilä. Cette entité est dédiée aux services complets des équipements pouvant aller jusqu’au reconditionnement des moteurs de secours pour certaines centrales nucléaires dans le monde et celui du moteur du char Leclerc pour l’armée Française.
Missions Clés:


  • En tant que superviseur chargé de travaux, encadrer et piloter une équipe de techniciens pour la réalisation des opérations de maintenance préventives et curatives de moteurs diesels de secours Wärtsilä en service en centrales nucléaires.

  • Agir sous l’autorité du chef de chantier, le représenter sur le chantier et assurer la permanence de son autorité en son absence.

  • Participer aux opérations de maintenance et aux diagnostics de panne.

  • En tant que chargé d’essai, conduire les tests et essais de remise en service des moteurs.

  • Renseigner les documents qualité (dossiers de réalisation de travaux).

  • Les missions sont effectuées en respectant les règles applicables en matière de Qualité, Sécurité et Environnement, conformément à l’engagement de Wärtsilä.


Des déplacements sont à prévoir à hauteur de : 80% (France + International).
Pour réussir dans ce rôle, nous attendons de vous:


  • Bac + 2 ou Bac pro

  • Solides connaissances dans le domaine de la mécanique moteur diesel (la connaissance des moteurs Wärtsilä serait un plus).

  • 5 ans d’expérience dans le secteur industriel Energie ou Marine (une connaissance de l’environnement nucléaire serait un plus).

  • Niveau intermédiaire d'anglais écrit et parlé

  • Rigueur, Précision, Attentif aux aspects Qualité et Sécurité

  • Endurance, Adaptabilité, Autonomie

  • Esprit d’équipe et bonnes capacités relationnelles

  • Force de proposition en matière d’amélioration des modes de fonctionnement existants

  • Souci de la satisfaction client

  • Mobile (missions en déplacement de plusieurs semaines)




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 that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. 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? 


We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 


For further questions please reach out to Jean-Jacques Obernesser, Field Service Manager, through email jean-jacques.obernesser@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 decarbonisation of marine and energy!

Last application date: 31/07/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com