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United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  General Management & Administration
Job Category:  Other

Facilities and CNC Maintenance Engineer

At Wartsila Defence Solutions Ltd  we enhance the business of our customers by providing integrated systems, packages and products that offer lifecycle efficiency, decreased costs and reduced risks through the provision of reliable and environmentally sustainable products.


As Facilities and Maintenance Team Engineer, you will maintain the building security of all Wartsila Defence Solutions Ltd (WDSL) UK facilities as well as safeguarding the availability of facilities, equipment and machinery to maximise productive to the business. You will implement and execute current HSE legislation including certification, monitoring and inspection in areas of responsibility. You will also assist in improving and maintaining the availability of all machinery, plant and infrastructure at all WDSL (UK) facilities through a programme of Preventative Maintenance, and the supervision of activities and projects to increase “ Mean Time Between Failures” and reduce “Mean Time To Repair”.


You will be employed on a permanent basis, based out of our site in Havant, Hampshire United Kingdom and will work on the day shift (Monday 6am - 3pm, Tuesday - Thursday 7am - 3pm, Friday 7am - 1pm).  Due to the nature of the role, flexibility to work outside of these core hours and over weekends is essential.



As a Facilities and Maintenance Engineer, your responsibilities will include:


  • Work within the facilities / maintenance department to drive improvements to reduce machine breakdowns and thereby improve schedule adherence and on-time delivery
  • Responsible to the Team Leader for maintaining, improving and reporting of an appropriate suite of industrial recognised ‘Key Performance Indicators’
  • Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all service and maintenance records including the Maintenance/Facilities SAP Modules
  • Provide hands-on experience of Electrical/Mechanical/Hydraulic and Pneumatic plant and machinery breakdowns/faults
  • Day to day monitoring of performance, development, training and succession planning of maintenance team
  • Manage the network of subcontractors and suppliers on site to ensure safety and reliability is high
  • Day-to-day liaison with Team Leader and communication with other departments
  • Assist in managing Projects to safely deliver CAPEX and improvement projects to agreed scope, schedule and budget.
  • Support Team Leader in all external audits relating to the business e.g. Emission and Discharge Permits, Environment Agency, Landlord and third party


To be successful in this role we expect you to have:


  • Extensive experience in a maintenance / facilities management environment
  • Strong background in preventative (and reactive) manual and CNC machining centre
  • Hands on experience of Hydraulics /Pneumatics /Electrics /Mechanical is advantageous
  • Proven team supervision skills
  • PC literate (Microsoft) and complex maintenance programmes.  SAP experience is desirable
  • Flexibility to work outside of core day shift hours is essential (e.g. evenings and weekends)
  • The job is offered subject to successfully obtaining security clearance. Any applicants must hold a British Passport or be eligible to hold one and have resided in the UK continuously for the last 5 years.


Why you and us


We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.


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. 


Next steps 


Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 27 June May 2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal.


Please be aware that many roles working for Wärtsilä UK Ltd will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.  These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.



Please apply by 27 June 2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 

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