Surgères, FR

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Support Functions

Pipefitter / Welder - Tuyauteur/Soudeur

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 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?


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?
We are now looking for an Pipefitter / Welder to join our Special Applications team. The position is permanent and is located in Surgères, France.



• Responsible for carrying out the tasks assigned in accordance with applicable Safety and Quality rules,
• Accountable for the equipment used and for maintaining their workspace,
• Responsible for reporting safety risks, quality deviations, and observed malfunctions,


Tasks (non-exhaustive):


  • Participates in the assessment of the engine pipes that need re-qualification,
  • Shapes the pipes (bending, length adjustment) according to piping plans and/or based on the original engine pipes,
  • Conducts torch brazing operations on Steel/Stainless Steel, following the defined DMOS procedures,
  • May perform TIG welding on Steel/Stainless Steel by applying the defined DMOS procedures,
  • Ensures traceability of parts and sub-assemblies at each stage of completion,
  • Familiarizes and adheres to safety and quality instructions applicable to the workshop, area, and workstation (displays, job card, procedures, quality plan...),
  • Checks that production, lifting, and control means are compliant before using them,
  • Carries out first-level maintenance operations when specified, maintains, cleans, and organizes the workstation according to established 5S standards,
  • Reports safety incidents (near-misses, dangerous situations) and quality issues (non-compliance) through the We care system and SAP notifications,
  • Suggests safety and quality improvement actions for their tasks,
  • Reports daily on completed tasks (SAP, attendance sheet, etc.)




  • Vocational diploma (BEP) in boiler-making with welding qualification and 5 years of experience.
  • Professional baccalaureate (Bac pro) in boiler-making with welding qualification and 2 years of experience.
  • TIG welding qualifications for Steel/Stainless Steel.
  • Brazing qualification for Steel/Stainless Steel.
  • Good spatial orientation.
  • Proficient in reading boiler-making plans.
  • Motivated.
  • Rigorous/professional conscientiousness.
  • Precision.
  • Independence/Autonomy.


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 
Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 31st of December 2023 through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 

Please apply by 31st of December at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.




Nous recrutons un Tuyauteur / soudeur pour rejoindre l'équipe de Surgères.


En tant que Tuyauteur / soudeur vos missions clés sont:


  • Est responsable de la réalisation des opérations qui lui sont confiées conformément aux règles Sécurité et Qualité applicables,
  • Est responsable du matériel utilisé et du maintien de son poste de travail,
  • Est responsable de faire remonter les risques sécurité, écarts qualité, dysfonctionnements constatés


Missions (non exhaustives) :


  • Participe à l’expertise des tuyaux du moteur à requalifier,
  • Réalise la mise en forme des tuyaux (cintrage, mise à longueur) selon des plans de tuyautage et/ou selon les tuyaux d’origine du moteur,
  • Réalise les opérations de brasure chalumeau sur Acier / Inox en respectant les DMOS définis,
  • Peut réaliser des soudures TIG Acier / Inox en appliquant les DMOS définis,
  • Garantie la traçabilité des pièces, sous-ensembles à chaque étape de réalisation,
  • Prend connaissance et respecte les consignes sécurité et qualité applicables à l’atelier, au secteur, au poste de travail (affichage, fiche de poste, gammes, plan qualité…),
  • Vérifie que les moyens de production, de levage et de contrôle sont conformes avant de les utiliser,
  • Réalise les opérations de maintenance premier niveau lorsque cela est défini, entretien, nettoie et range son poste selon les standards 5S en place,
  • Déclare les aléas sécurité (presqu’accident, situation dangereuse) et qualité (non-conformité) au travers des We care et de notifications SAP,
  • Propose des actions d’amélioration sécurité et qualité sur son activité,
  • Déclare journalièrement les temps réalisés (SAP, feuille de présence…)


Ce que nous attendons de vous:


  • BEP Chaudronnerie avec qualification en soudure
  • Bac Pro chaudronnerie avec qualification en soudure
  • Qualifications soudure TIG Acier/Inox,
  • Qualification Brasure Acier/inox,
  • Sait se repérer dans l’espace,
  • Bonne lecture de plan de chaudronnerie,
  • Motivation,
  • Rigueur / conscience professionnelle,
  • Précision,
  • Autonomie

Last application date: 31/12/2023 


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