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Terneuzen, NL

Function:  General Management & Administration
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Support


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 with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions 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 cleaner 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?


Sales Support:

We are now looking for a Sales Support to join our Sales Support Netherlands Line Solutions team located in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include

  • Generate customer-specific solutions, specifications and quotations according to needs of Sales, for SLS portfolio for New Build and Aftermarket business (or at least a mindset that is REALLY oriented towards that)
  • Bid management
  • Evaluate inquiries and register/maintain opportunity information in CRM
  • Configure solution according to defined needs
  • Preparing cost calculations according to directives and agreed targets (the new tool in CRM is gonna help a lot but some sort of awareness is needed)
  • Evaluate technical and environmental risks of the solution.
  • Ensure that response time for sales inquiries / request /orders are met.
  • Perform technical assistance to Sales and customers


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have sales support or sales skills and experience from working in the maritime industry is a plus. As an ideal candidate, you have gained technical and/or sales experience from previous roles. For you to succeed in the position, we hope you to have knowledge in CRM Sales Force tools and a technical background related to the shipping industry.


As Sales Support, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • A safety-first mindset.
  • Technical education or equivalent qualifications as a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in a customer-facing role with responsibility for the collation of costs and invoices.
  • Excellent organizational skills and customer empathy.
  • Strong commitment to delivering excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrable team working skills and the ability to adjust and re-plan in dynamic situations.
  • A working knowledge and commercial administration processes.
  • You are passionate about SLS business and willing to drive it to the next level
  • Experience in Marine Industry
  • Ability to work in multicultural/international business environments.
  • Self-driven and motivated with continuous learning ability
  • Openness & willingness to adapt to change
  • Proficient negotiation skills.
  • Familiar with using of Microsoft WORD/ EXCEL/ PPT/ CRM
  • Fluent in English is mandatory.
  • Living or willing to relocate within driving distance of our office in Terneuzen Netherlands.
  • Have a valid European work permit permitting to work in the Netherlands.



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

  • drive Wärtsilä’s Purpose and demonstrate Wärtsilä’s values
  • understand the value of collaboration and the benefits it brings
  • are recognized as a leader with the ability to build high-performing teams based on trust
  • have high integrity, listen with good intention, appreciate feedback and support people to grow
  • create clarity on direction and inspire people to act toward the future goals
  • enjoy creating clear business value with a goal-oriented mind-set
  • drive results with excellent planning and remove obstacles for the success of our employees
  • feel accountable for business impact and act to adjust when performance is not as expected
  • develop an organization with high passion and drive – while making sure that it is fun doing business


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. “The work in our team offers a wide range of interesting projects and we truly have an amazing team spirit. We hope to find a team member who shares the excitement for the job as we do.


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 30 September 2022, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. The timeline for the recruitment process will be the following:

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?

Please reach out to us via email: or call to our office: +31.115.612.872 with any questions related to this position.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.