Suzhou, CN

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Electrical Engineer - Manufacturing

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

Wartsila is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical.  The role will be part of the Hardware Engineering team. The team is responsible for the development of Wartsila’s integrated Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) products.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that can work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. The candidate should thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment while the industry and company go through substantial growth.


Location(s) for this position is Wärtsilä’s location in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China at factory.


Your main responsibilities are

  • Provide the day-to-day manufacturing/sustaining support related to electrical components of ES&O product e.g., PLCs, breakers, fuses and relays for DC and AC circuits, connectors, cables (both power/ethernet/fire alarm) etc.
  • Provide ES&O product maintenance support to review, search, verify alternate electrical components sources
  • Work independently with vendors and design team to understand root cause of failures, propose design or component changes, and implement and validate design changes
  • Support cost reduction efforts and identify new cost take out and ideas
  • Review electrical schematic, single line diagram, field wiring diagram, wire-list in Auto-Cad Electrical and BOM in Auto-Cad Inventor/Vault for energy storage systems following UL508A and IEC61439-1/2 standards
  • Define electrical manufacturing issues and risks to the product team and support driving solution and implementing it
  • Reviewing engineering change requests generated by Electrical R&D.  
  • Provide troubleshooting support to the manufacturing floor
  • Evaluate vendor capability to manufacture products and support ramp up target
  • Review product design and confirm manufacturability in collaboration with product development team and factory personal
  • Support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and support developing and maintaining the FAT procedure regarding electrical engineering
  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for the product development programs.


Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements

  • BS Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics degree required; graduate degree preferred
  • 5+ years of manufacturing/assembly experience with focus in electrical engineering, troubleshooting, testing power systems and control panels or switch gears
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical, PLCs, Autodesk Inventor for 2D/3D drawings/Models, SAP, Autodesk Vault, PLM Fusion Manage and PTC Windchill etc.
  • Able to create and review electrical schematic, single line diagram, field wiring diagram
  • Able to create and write components specifications and understand manufacturing datasheets.
  • Working knowledge of industrial control philosophies, and communication protocols
  • Problem solving and innovative mindset
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, and vendors in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills and team player attitude
  • Willing to travel 20% of the time.


Why you and us 

We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.

All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application 8th August 2024 by submitting your application through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Tina Zheng, Talent Acquisition Specialist (tina.zheng@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 8th August 2024 at 23:59 Chinese Standard Time. 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: 08/08/2024 


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