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Surgères, FR

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Workshop Mechanic

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 has more than 185 years of experience in power generation on land and at sea. Today, more than 18,800 employees around the world are dedicated to achieving our customers' goals.

Wärtsilä France is a service company specialising in energy solutions, after-sales service for gas and diesel engines, automation and propulsion. The company currently employs 450 people in France, serving customers all over the world.

We are recruiting for a

Workshop Mechanic 

contract at our Surgères site (150 employees).  Reporting to the Head of the UD45/Nuclear line at the Surgères workshop, you will be instrumental in the success of our mission with our customers.

What will you be doing


As Workshop Mechanic you will be responsible for the following tasks:


  • Complete disassembly and assembly of engines and subassemblies
  • Clean parts and perform visual and dimensional checks
  • Change the wear parts and in some cases perform a functional test
  • Fill in the required documents and reports (engine quality records, control certificates and /or of operation, etc.)
  • Perform interventions within the test bench team as needed
  • All of this in compliance with nuclear procedures and safety rules.


You will shine in this role when you:


  • hold of a basic training in mechanics (BAC Pro, Bac +2/ BTS MCI ideally)
  • grant 5 to 10 years experience in the field
  • have good knowledge of industrial engines
  • demonstrate rigour, accuracy and pay close attention to the Quality and Safety aspects
  • are comfortable with the IT tools (Office Pack and SAP)
  • are a team player and adaptable
  • can also work independently
  • are a strong advocate for improving existing operating modes
  • for you, customer satisfaction is a strong value.
  • Required language: French fluently


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? 


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.  


Contact & next steps 


If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Dominique Poilvet, Manager, Engines reconditionin by email with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).  


We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.  



Wärtsilä dispose de plus de 185 ans d'expérience en production d'énergie sur terre et sur mer. A ce jour, plus de 18 800 collaborateurs à travers le monde se consacrent à la réalisation des objectifs de nos clients.

Wärtsilä France est une société de services spécialisée en solutions énergétiques, en service après-vente sur des moteurs gaz et diesel, automatismes et propulsion.
otre entreprise emploie aujourd'hui 450 collaborateurs en France, pour des clients basés dans le monde entier.

Nous recrutons en CDI sur notre site de Surgères (150 salariés), spécialisé dans le reconditionnement de moteur rapide.  Rattaché(e) au Responsable de la ligne dédiée aux moteurs nucléaires UD45, vous serez prenante du succès de notre mission auprès de nos clients.

Vos missions seront les suivantes:

  • Réaliser le démontage complet du moteur,
  • Expertiser et contrôler les composants du moteur
  • Changer les pièces d’usure et dans certains cas procéder à un test de bon fonctionnement,
  • Réaliser le montage complet du moteur,
  • Renseigner les documents et reporting obligatoires (dossiers qualité moteur, certificats de contrôle et / ou de fonctionnement…) ,
  • Le tout dans le respect des procédures nucléaires et des règles de sécurité.


Expérience Requise: 


  • Titulaire d’une formation de base en mécanique (Bac Pro, BTS) et disposant de 5 ans d’expérience dans le domaine, vous possédez une bonne connaissance des moteurs industriels.
  • Vous faites preuve de rigueur, de précision et êtes très attentif(ve) aux aspects Qualité et Sécurité.
  • A l’aise au sein d’une équipe, vous savez faire preuve d’adaptabilité et pouvez également travailler en autonomie.


Last application date: 15/03/2023 


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. 


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