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Vaasa, FI Turku, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

Commissioning Manager

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?


In this era of innovation and fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. 


Wärtsilä Projects Oy, Energy Business - Construction and Commissioning Services is now looking for a home-based Commissioning Manager.


This position offers you an opportunity to use and enlarge your expertise in an international and dynamic environment, working on new build power plant commissioning works. Projects, production locations, Wärtsilä offices, customers and suppliers can be found all over the world. This position will therefore see you travelling abroad, around the world, approx. 250 days a year.


We offer you an interesting position with people of different cultural backgrounds and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company.



  • Prepare and plan Project’s commissioning management already in the home office together with project team and other necessary stakeholders before mobilising to site.
  • Manage the day to day activities of the Project’s Commissioning team at site
  • Coordinate with Customer, Suppliers and Contractors to prepare the necessary documentation and procedures for a smooth and safe start-up
  • Maintain good communication practises with the stakeholders concerning activities related to testing and commissioning
  • Plan, lead and manage start-up, performance tests and handing-over activities at site
  • Prepare a final commissioning report to summarise commissioning challenges, solutions, and recommendations for future improvements and lessons learned
  • Maintain and strengthen good customer relations and team spirit at site 
  • Safeguard the compliance with HSSE policies and minimize the risks



  • M.Sc. of B.Sc. in Engineering
  • Working experience in similar tasks preferred 
  • Good leadership, communication, team building and negotiation skills 
  • Willingness to learn and adapt new technologies 
  • Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments 
  • Project Management knowledge is an advantage 
  • Good command of English, both oral and written 
  • Other languages are seen as an advantage 


Contact & next steps:
Does this sound like the job for you?
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 12th December 2021, by submitting your application through our career’s portal. 


Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support in moving to Finland is not available for this position. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to:
Tuomas Kuusisto, General Manager, Commissioning Management



Last application date: 12/12/2021

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.


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.