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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Catalyst Expert

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable
societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Catalyst Systems is a product line in Power Supply business line. We are developing, managing, and delivering world class emission control solutions for Wärtsilä engines. We are looking for a Catalyst Expert for our enthusiastic research and development team.


Your role and responsibilities 


In this position you will be a key contributor in R&D efforts to develop and maintain a top-class product portfolio, while taking a giant leap to develop catalyst solutions for operation with decarbonized fuels of tomorrow.

  • Perform and lead testing of catalyst solutions and their performance
  • Technical responsibility to develop solutions in your area, starting from theoretical investigations all the way to a ready product
  • Collaborate with our sales and delivery teams to provide solutions to meet marine and energy customers emission performance needs

The tasks can and will be adjusted based on your individual skills and interests.



  • A strong drive to participate in developing solutions for a sustainable future
  • MSc or higher degree in Chemical Engineering or other relevant area
  • Experience/knowledge in emission control and catalytic after-treatment systems
  • Balancing a bold innovative drive with a systematic approach
  • Good command of English, both oral and written. Swedish and Finnish seen as a beneficial


We offer 

Welcome to a dynamic team, where you will directly contribute to creating sustainable solutions together with great colleagues. Catalyst Systems provides you an excellent opportunity to grow inside an innovative organization with an entrepreneurial drive.


Contact & next steps 
Please apply before November 30th 2022

In case of any questions, reach out to

Jan Torrkulla

General Manager, R&D



Last application date: 30/11/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful. Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at