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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Fareham, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Support Functions

Workshop Technician

Wärtsilä Marine Business enhances the business of its marine and oil & gas industry customers by providing innovation products and integrated solutions that are safe, environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible and economically sound. By being a technological leader, and through the experience, know-how and dedication of its personnel, Wärtsilä is able to customise solutions that provide optimal benefits to its customers around the world.


Within the UK, Wärtsilä Services network provides full lifecycle support for its customers across the marine and energy markets to enhance their business capabilities. With service solutions ranging from spare parts to maximised lifetime, increase efficiency and performance through the provision and maintenance of our product portfolio. 


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Workshop Technician to join the team based in Segensworth, UK. 



What are your main tasks and responsibilities? 

  • To supervise and assist with all work being carried out in the workshop.
  • Close liaison with Senior Workshop Engineer and General Manager as appropriate to ensure jobs are kept within budget and specified delivery schedule.
  • Cleaning of engine parts prior to overhaul.
  • Pressure testing coolers.
  • Dismantling / reassembly of cylinder heads, oil pumps, water pumps.
  • Inspection & calibration of cylinder head components, pistons, connecting rods.
  • Honing of cylinder liners.
  • Packing and strapping parts for despatch to ships.
  • To ensure ISO 9000 standards are maintained in and around the workshop. 
  • To ensure that all activities in the workshop are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company's Health and Safety obligations.
  • To ensure that all workshop tools are stored in their allocated areas.
  • Advise the Senior Workshop Engineer of tools and consumable requirements.
  • Be responsible for general cleanliness and well being of the workplace.
  • In addition to the above duties and responsibilities, the post holder must be prepared to undertake such additional duties which may result from changing circumstances, but which may not of necessity, change the general character or level of responsibility.


What do we expect from you?


  • Experience in a similar role within the marine industry would be advantageous.
  • Good communication skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • A proactive individual who is not afraid to get stuck in.
  • Good time management and organisation skills - able to effectively manage a dynamic workload. 
  • Able work effectively and efficiently independantly and as part of a team. 
  • Excellent attention to detail. 


What we offer you


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 an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation.


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.



Last application date: 8th March 2020



This is Wärtsilä


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 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com