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Vaasa, FI Drunen, NL Kampen, NL Helsinki, FI Trieste, IT

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Data Scientist

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 through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

The position is preferably located in one of the WGLS main locations in Europe (Finland: Vaasa/Helsinki, Italy: Trieste, Netherlands: Kampen/Drunen, or Switzerland: Frauenfeld).

Main tasks and responsibilities:

In this position you will focus on providing reporting services and analytics support for Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services (WGLS) organization. WGLS is responsible for end-to-end supply chain of Wärtsilä spare parts, and its operations cover activities related to purchasing, quality, delivery and sales management etc.
Together with your colleagues, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing WGLS reporting, and analytics processes according to best industry practices. Typical outcomes of your work can be for example improvements to our KPI's, new operational reports or analytical studies related to on-going development initiatives. During the process you will work with different topics related to analytics, like data collection, preparation and visualization.
Skills and characteristics that enable you to succeed in this role:
For this position we are looking for an expert with analytical, precise and curios mindset. In this role we expect you to be ready to scratch beyond the surface and willing to experiment new technical solutions. Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements, will help you to exceed the stakeholder expectations.
When working with stakeholders you should have structure and consultative approach. By communicating clearly and openly about development ideas and analytical findings, you will be able to help our organization to continuously improve our processes and performance. 
Following practical skills will help you to succeed:
•    Previous experience on developing reports with Microsoft Power BI and managing reporting workspaces is considered mandatory
•    Programming skills: 

  •  Solid skills in SQL and DAX 
  • Python, R or other programming skills are considered advantage

•    Good understanding about modern database solutions and data warehousing
•    Previous experience on ETL processes
•    Prior experience about supply chain operations
•    SAP experience enables you to connect the dots between the different steps in the process
•    Ability to communicate fluently in English is mandatory
An ideal candidate will have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. from a relevant field of study (commercial, technical, statistics etc.) or similar practical experience.
What are we offering:
As a member of our team, you will have a great opportunity to learn new skills and grow as an expert. During this learning path, you will be supported by our team colleagues and different stakeholders groups within the organization. Our team values flexibility, which means that you will have good possibilities to impact how your daily routines will be organized. In our work, we are curious towards new solutions and approaches, this will give you an opportunity to be innovative and develop your skills with new technologies.
Why you and us?
We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.
We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

Contact & next steps:
We hope to hear from you before the application deadline 14.8.2022, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to: Niko Leppänen, Analytics and Master Data manager, Parts Supply Support Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services via email:

Last application date: 14/08/2022
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.

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 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