Surgères, FR

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Project Management

Project / contract Engineer - CGD USA

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?


Due to the increase of activities with American customer, we need to reinforce our contract team to manage the engines & sub-assemblies refurbishments (CGD Project). 


We are now looking for a new 


Contract/Project Engineer (H/F). 


The position is permanent and the preferred location for the position is in France, at Surgeres office.

In this position you will be responsible for all technical & engineering aspects of the assigned projects and will be reporting to the Contract Manager within our “Special Application” entity.
As Contract/Project Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned technical projects to deliver a successful project outcome that is fit for purpose, and to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements. 
  • Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, etc.) and report regularly on project status.
  • Assign responsibilities and mentor project team. 
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other project participants (workshop, procurement, sales, technical department, quality) to successfully carry out its projects (diesel engines refurbishment and their dedicated sub-assemblies)
  • Review deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions

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

  • Have strong Project Management skills and experience
  • Have strong business and customer focus
  • Have excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships
  • Have demonstrable negotiation and influencing experience
  • Have good understanding of budgeting and strategic planning
  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Be fluent in French and English,
  • Have 3+ years of experience as project/contract manager
  • Have a Master Degree in Project Management / Engineering


In this role some travel is required around the world. 

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 25.06.2023, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Benoit Michaud, Agreement Manager, benoit.michaud@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).  
Please apply by 25 June 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. 


Last application date: 25/06/2023 


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