Share this Job
Primary Location: 

United Kingdom - Portsmouth, GB

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Customer Support Field 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.


Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions is a global market leader in marine navigation solutions that include complete bridge systems, digital solutions and electronic charts. As a global leader in professional training and simulation services, ship traffice control as well as monitoring and decision-support tools.
What we do:


The Field Support Engineer is responsible for performing Wartsila Voyage system installation and maintenance. He /She represents the Wartsila Voyage Customer Support team on-site to ensure work is completed professionally. Together with Support Coordinators and Technical Support Specialists he/she is “the face to the customer”.

Core responsibilities and tasks are supporting and servicing our installed navigation systems installed on thousands of commercial, governmental and military vessels worldwide. Our focus is on quality, efficiency and safety and the ideal candidate should have these factors always at the forefront of the mindset.

Why it's so important? Electronic navigation is mission critical for our customers as their business is all about requiring solutions to efficiently operate their mobile assets both locally and globally.


In return, successful candidates will have the opportunity to be part of a revolutionary movement as the industry shifts from old fashioned and traditional style navigation into a new age of smart digital navigation! The digital scene offers growth in IT, network and development (DevOps) skills combined with powerful tools of remote diagnostics and access to keep fleets operational 24/7.  Candidates will have the opportunity to travel and gain experience, to broaden and enhance current skills, work with the latest hi-tech and advanced hardware, explore and develop new areas based on our strong personal development drive. Last but not least, successful candidates will get to enjoy and benefit from being part of a harmonised and efficient global family that has it's employees interests and safety as a core priority!


The successful candidate will be based out of our office in Porsmouth, however, will be required to travel globally. 


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  • Stay-by onsite deployment based on Customer requests
  • Adhere to service requests on date & time, location, scope of work and any other instructions
  • Troubleshoot and inspect findings to determine source of problem, rectify or replace with Customers’ agreement
  • Escalate any issue beyond the service scope to responsible CS team/management
  • Ensure Customer is briefed on worked performed and service report is prepared and signed off by Customer
  • Ensure service work rendered complies with internal Service & Support processes
  • Ensure compliance to Code of Business Conduct and Quality Management system requirements
  • Support projects or other technical jobs required
  • Deliver all service case documentation in time as required (drawing adjustments, service reports, expense reports, etc.)


What do we expect from you?


  • Degree / Diploma in Engineering /Computer Technology /Electronical/Electronics Engineering or  IT/ Networking
  • OEM Technical training certificates preferred
  • Knowledge in ERP system is preferred
  • Technician or equivalent experience in Marine Electronics (advantageous)
  • IT experience 
  • Radar knowledge  / experience (advantageous)
  • Communication - English; written & verbal  (secondary language advantageous)
  • Customer Focus - Customer comes first 
  • Results orientated - delivers results, prioritises, effective & efficient time management
  • Problem solving skills - structured and analytical
  • Drive & Enthusiasm - self-motivated
  • Abillity to work independently 


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. 


In case you have questions or would like to know more about the role please contact:


Nick Irving 

Recruiting Manager 



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 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 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