Toronto, CA

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical

Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O) is the leading global energy storage optimizer. Our mission is to deliver integrated energy solutions that build a resilient, intelligent, and flexible energy infrastructure - unlocking the way to an optimized renewable future. By integrating renewables, energy management technology, and storage with traditional energy resources, we reinvent clean energy production from the largest and most complex grids to the most remote and essential microgrids. We play a key role in Wärtsilä’s vision towards a 100% renewable energy future through flexibility, reliability, and integration for a more sustainable world for us all.


Wärtsilä’s Energy Business is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical for the Energy Storage & Optimization business. The role will be part of the Manufacturing Engineering team.


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.


The preferred location for this position is Toronto, ON, Canada.



  • Provide troubleshooting support to the contract manufacturers for mass production.
  • Define manufacturing issues and risks to the product team and support driving solution and implementing it.
  • Drive root cause analyses for solving enclosure manufacturing issues.
  • Analyze production to understand manufacturing uptime, availability, reliability, quality and investigate bottlenecks to identify root cause and countermeasure.
  • Evaluate product based on specifications and quality standards.
  • Work independently with vendors and design team to understand root cause of failures, propose design or component changes, and implement and validate design changes.
  • Lead Engineering Chage Requests/Notifications (ECRs/ECNs) from proposal to implementation
  • Lead design work for mechanical changes by updating product drawings & models.
  • Support cost reduction efforts and identify new cost take out and ideas.
  • Review product design and confirm manufacturability in collaboration with product development team and factory personnel.
  • Support IP test of the product and maintaining the IP test procedure.
  • Drive continuous improvement in manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborate with the larger team to optimize requirement and needs.
  • Support defining and design tooling & fixtures for advance manufacturing and process improvements.
  • Ensure processes are followed utilizing quality management system.
  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions.



Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing/process engineering, with focus on container/enclosure manufacturing is an asset.
  • Hands-on experience of AutoCAD software Autodesk Inventor or similar
  • Knowledge of mechanical enclosures/containers design, welding, manufacturing, and testing
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing process
  • Strong understanding of good documentation practices
  • Familiarity with NEMA and IP enclosure design and testing is an asset.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with peers, subordinates, vendors, shop, and office in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with global team from different backgrounds and on different time zones.
  • Flexible and willing to adapt and learn.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player attitude internally and externally
  • Willing to travel 25% of the time.


Last application date: 28/12/2023 


Why you and us

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. 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.


Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the Canada without sponsorship. We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers


Individuals hired for positions that require on-site customer interactions and/or in-person travel may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or other country-specific vaccinations, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.