Vaasa, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Design Engineer / Senior Design Engineer

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?


Catalyst Systems is a Product line in the Power Supply business line. We are developing and delivering world-class emission control solutions for Wärtsilä engines. Now we are looking for a Design Engineer / Senior Design Engineer to join our Catalyst Systems Technology team. You will be joining a Product line of 50+ awesome colleagues.


In this position you will be working in close collaboration with various colleagues on different competence areas while you execute versatile design tasks for our customer delivery- as well as development projects. 

We hope you are a self-starter capable of working both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. You should thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment while the industry and business line go through substantial growth. This position offers several opportunities for you to grow and develop your career.


Position information:


This permanent position is to be located in primarily Vaasa, Finland where many customer delivery-related activities take place. Turku or Helsinki can be considered as an alternative location. Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support are not available for this position.



Your typical workday could look like this:

  • Project engineering tasks for process- and mechanical systems will keep you busy part of the day/week: Piping & instrumentation diagrams, component selections & dimensioning, technical support for project managers, communication with suppliers, and support for factory acceptance tests
  • While you are not occupied by customer delivery project tasks, you focus on product care, -improvement, and -development project tasks: Mechanical engineering tasks for maintaining and developing our products and solutions. Maintaining master process diagrams, component selection tools and tables
  • Your goal and red line is to ensure high quality of design on customer deliveries and to help us develop our products and solutions continuously, having quality, reliability, and cost awareness in mind all the time




As an ideal candidate you:

  • Are B.Sc. or M.Sc. in mechanical- or process engineering or similar.
  • Have some years of working experience on project/product engineering tasks combining process- and mechanical engineering areas.
  • Can read & understand process diagrams.
  • Know common process components and their functions.
  • Manage 3D design tools and PDM systems like NX and Teamcenter.
  • Communicate fluently in English and Finnish or Swedish
  • Applicable experience in industrial process module- or system design as well as mechanical design is seen as an asset.


What we offer:


Welcome to a dynamic team, where you have the possibility to work independently with the support of great colleagues. In the position, you will have excellent visibility over the whole chain starting from product development, to customer deliveries and installed equipment base. We want to be the best at what we do and therefore we continuously develop our expertise and way of working. The diversity of tasks and projects offers you the possibility to challenge yourself, grow in your career, and work with various groups of people.


Contact & next steps: 


Please submit your application with a CV & Cover letter before the application deadline 17.12. 2023 through our Careers Portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after the application deadline.  

Please note that suitable candidates may be contacted, and interviews may be held during the advertisement period. The starting date in the position will be agreed upon separately but it is as soon as possible.


Contact person to give further information: 


Pekka Kinnari,
GM, Technology,
+358 505726585


Last application date: 17/12/2023 


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 innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com