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Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Havant, GB

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer


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.


At Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings 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 a Manufacturing Engineer you will be embedded into a passionate engineering team to support the creation and deliver of effective manufacturing process methods and improvements and will provide support acorss our sites in Havant and Slough, UK.


This is a full time permanent opportunity and the successful candidate will be based out of our office in Havant United Kingdom.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Analyse and develop manufacturing methods, tools, systems and facilities.
  • Prepare recommendations about changes that need to be made to manufacturing resources, procedures, facilities, systems and technology.
  • Implement the new manufacturing technologies and methods.
  • Liaise with other Engineering departments to implement best practice regarding Design for Manufacture (DFM) and inventory recognition.
  • Act as a technical expert in manufacturing development daily activities and projects.
  • Create and maintain required manufacturing documentations.
  • Support a Continuous Improvement Plan within Manufacturing by developing and implementing new leaner processes/methods, cost reduction initiatives and improving current operations
  • Conduct root cause analysis of operational/technical issues and associated problem resolution.


What do we expect from you?


  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Detailed knowledge of quality standards.
  • Proven background in understanding manufacturing processes.
  • Continuous improvement knowledge.
  • Clear communicator
  • Understanding of the Marine industry is desired but not essential.
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.
  • Must be eligible to undertake base line security clearance as a key requirement for this role.

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: 25/09/2019


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


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.