Turku, FI Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Service Engineer, Mechanical


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?


Business Unit Parts and Field Service is a global organisation with harmonised ways of working and tools to deliver the best possible services for our customers. In our global team we value, respect, and embrace different opinions and diversity. Safety, environment, and wellbeing are our foundation, and we never compromise them. 


We are now looking to welcome a Senior Service Engineer, Mechanical to our skilled Field Service Resources team. The role is offered as a permanent contract and the preferred location is Turku, Finland, but other Wärtsilä locations in Finland can also be considered.



What will you be doing?


As a Senior Service Engineer, Mechanical, your daily work will revolve around executing Field Service activities in accordance with Wärtsilä quality on marine and land-based installations with the newest Wärtsilä engines and equipment, providing technical expertise for our customers and ensuring customer satisfaction.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have technical experience in marine engineering and proven expertise in installation operation, maintenance, and repair of 4-stroke marine diesel engines. As an ideal candidate, you will have a safety-first attitude, along with critical thinking and reasoning skills.


In this exciting role, you'll have the opportunity to work internationally and travel the world for various service jobs for approximately 150 – 220 days per year. Therefore, we are looking for candidates who are ready and willing to travel, who possess a strong Field Service mindset.



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.
  • Proactively consulting, advising, and promoting available Wärtsilä solutions and products to customers.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction through performance and positive interactions with customers.
  • Conforming with and abiding by Wärtsilä QEHS guidelines, regulations, site procedures, and policies.
  • Adhering to all safety rules and using all appropriate safety equipment.



The below will enable you to succeed in this role:


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, similar relevant technical educational background, or qualifications as a combination of education and experience. 
  • Significant experience with marine installation operations, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with 4-stroke marine engines.
  • Experience with creating technical reports.
  • Strong practical problem-solving skills and a solution-oriented mindset, along with the ability to adjust and adapt when faced with a challenge.
  • Highly effective technical communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently as well as in close cooperation with your team.  
  • Proficient English language skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel globally for service jobs, approximately 150-220 days per year.
  • A safety-first mindset.
  • Drive for the common goal of providing our customers with the best possible service experience. 



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 and 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? 


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, with a portfolio of diesel and gas engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems.


We offer the best training in the industry, because having knowledge and skills above and beyond the basics of your field gives you a professional advantage and better opportunities to grow your career. Career opportunities are always available and there is a lot of room for growth within the organization.


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 April 28th, 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 Manager, Global Field Services Resources, 4S Henri Tuominen via email at henri.tuominen@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: 28/04/2024 


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 18 000 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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