Turku, FI Vaasa, FI Espoo, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Service Engineer, Electrical & Automation


Senior Service Engineer, Electrical & Automation


Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe, and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We are now looking for a Senior Service Engineer, E&A to strengthen our skilled Region North Europe Field Service team. The role is offered as a permanent contract and the preferred location is Turku, but other Wärtsilä locations in Finland can also be considered.


In this exciting role, you'll have the opportunity to travel nationally and internationally, serving mainly our Nordic customer base, but with a global working field. Thus, we are looking for candidates with a strong Field Service mindset who are ready and willing to travel for approximately 160 working days per year.



What will you be doing?


As part of the Region North Europe Field Service team, your daily work will revolve around performing commissioning, overhauls, troubleshooting, on-site repairs, audits, measurement, and analysis, as well as upgrades and retrofits, on marine and land-based installations with the newest Wärtsilä engines and equipment. Safety, environment, and wellbeing are our foundation, and we never compromise them.


In this role, you will be part of a global, innovative, and customer-driven organisation. You will be working with cutting-edge technologies in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as excellent opportunities for personal and professional development in a strong team.



Your responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to: 


  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning of Wärtsilä equipment with the latest automation and electrical technologies for marine and power plant installations.
  • Troubleshooting by identifying failures, adjusting and testing of installations, according to instructions and expected performance requirements.
  • Performing installation audits at various land and sea-based installations.
  • Preparing service reports and travel expenses on time in accordance with expected Wärtsilä quality.
  • Participating in and contributing to improvement of new products when performing warranty activities.
  • Actively promoting Wärtsilä products and services.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction through performance and positive interactions with customers.
  • Continuously expanding your knowledge.



The below will enable you to succeed in this role:


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical or Automation Engineering, or similar qualifications gained through work experience.
  • Significant experience with Wärtsilä 4-stroke engines, preferably in a service engineering context.
  • Positive, customer-oriented, and collaborative mindset.
  • Strong technical problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as under pressure.
  • Passion for learning new things, competence development, and keeping up to speed on the latest innovations.
  • Proficient English and Finnish language skills, both verbal and written (Swedish language skills will be considered an advantage).
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel globally.



What we offer:


  • Great opportunities to partake the latest Marine and Power Plant technology and innovations.
  • The chance to travel globally, experience different cultures, and see the world.
  • Excellent training for the job, along with career growth and development opportunities.
  • The chance to be part of a highly skilled team with a strong sense of community.  



Why you & 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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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? 



Contact & next steps:


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline Sunday May 26th, 2024, by submitting your application in our Career portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone. We will be conducting interviews with qualified candidates throughout the process and aim to keep you informed along the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Team Leader, FS Resources Satu Meriläinen via email at satu.merilainen@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).


Last application date: 26/05/2024


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 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com


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