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United Kingdom - Glasgow, GB

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Multi Skilled Engineer


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.


As a Multi Skilled Engineer you will be trained and to become a fully skilled Propeller Repair Engineer. Once fully trained you will carry our repairs to bronze ship propellers through welding, heat straightening and grinding, polishing and general engineering duties.


The successful candidate will be multi-skilled with general engineering knowledge, experience of welding different materials would be advantageous.


You will be part of our Propulsion Team in our Glasgow Workshop and UK and Worldwide travel can be required at very short notice.




What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Carry out repair to bronze ships propellers by MIG welding, TIG Welding, also Stainless Steel and Duplex Welding, ( welding training and certification will be provided to the right candidate) heat straightening and grinding as well as Polishing of propellers, general engineering duties.
  • Travel UK and Worldwide can be required at very short notice so you must be flexible to these requirements.
  • Ensuring that all timesheets (signed by customer) and expense sheets are submitted on a weekly basis
  • Liaise closely with the Propulsion Team Leader to ensure service deadlines are met.
  • Ensure that all work carried out is to ISO 9001/2000 standard.
  • Ensure that all activities in the workshop and on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company’s Health and Safety obligations.
  • To assist with problem solving and recommendations for repairs.
  • To adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude when requested to assist Company staff with any “ad-hoc” duties that may be required.


What do we expect from you?


  • Hands-on welding and/or blacksmith experience in a multi-skilled role, would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Knowledge of propellers would be advantageous but not essential
  • Pro-active and independent individual with a team player attitude
  • High attention to detail with a methodical approach & practical problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written
  • Able to travel nationally and internationally as and when required
  • Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position




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: 18 April 2021



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