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Toyama, JP

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Expert, Rubber Production

We are looking for Expert, Rubber Production, Shaft Line Solutions, Marine Systems in Japan. This is a permanent opportunity and its location is Toyama, Japan.

What will you be doing:

This role is aimed for the development and evaluation of a new formulation of rubber material suitable for seal rings within Shaft Line Solutions Japan.

As Expert, Rubber Production, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Perform development projects or tasks in cooperation with other Wärtsilä organizations, suppliers, and external expert organization.
  • Create technical solutions and ensure they are applied in new designs.
  • Participate in planning of the development project deliveries and scope in assigned expertise area.
  • Report project status and results with adequate conclusions and recommendations.
  • Acquire know-how and follow up the latest global development trends of respective focus area.
  • Develop and maintain instructions, guidelines and related databases.
  • Provide technical expertise within Wärtsilä.
  • Support R&D experts and help them in problem solving on assigned expertise area.
  • Support colleagues and internal partners in the decisions making.
  • Ensure that designs adhere to respective rules and regulations.
  • Reporting / analysis / document management


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

  • BSc. in Organic & Polymer Chemistry and other related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, analytical chemistry, etc., and are particularly familiar with fluorine-based materials.
  • Experience and knowledge of synthesis in fluororubber
  • Experience in designing and developing oil seal products
  • Technical troubleshooting knowledge
  • Knowledge of intellectual property rights
  • Knowledge of technology development IT applications
  • Familiar with product lifecycle methods



Why you and us
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 deadline 30/11/2021 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 HyunJoo Kim, Talent Acquisition Specialist (hyunjoo.kim@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  30/11/2021 at 23:59 JST. 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: 30/11/2021

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 Marine Systems offers high-quality products, solutions, and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment applications, seals & bearings, shaftline repair services, underwater services, and marine electrical integrations. Our aim is to provide the latest and most efficient solutions in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. www.wartsila.com/marine

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. Find out more at www.wartsila.com