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.

Last application date: 30/06/2023 


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. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com