Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Design engineer/Senior design engineer

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

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?


In the frame of Sustainable Technology HUB vision and growth, Wärtsilä is looking for a person to strengthen the Tools & Equipment team. Our team is a part of Manufacturing Excellence's DFM & Engineering Development unit (MEX DFM & ED) which as an organization is responsible for coordinating and securing manufacturability or transportability of new or upgraded products.


We as a Tools & Equipment team are responsible for securing functioning tool solutions for production as well as logistic process from factory to customer. We find or develop solutions, prepare requirements for acquired equipment and maintain existing design/data. We also support different stakeholders in tool related studies, acquisitions, projects or questions.


The preferred location for the position is in Vaasa, Finland.



In this position, your work will focus to secure smooth logistic activities, including planning of engine package dismantling and parts packing at factory, taking into account also re-assembling process at customer/delivery destination. In addition you will focus on proper design of critical tools and documentation by means of calculation, risk analysis and compliance of CE rules. The work requires a high level of independency, but you will have the support from whole MEX organization. The position can be fine-tuned according to applicants competence/interest.



As Design Engineer/Senior Design Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

- Responsible to define, schedule and co-ordinate activities for own responsibility area

- Secure that the solutions are available on time, are functional, safe and fulfil legal requirements

- Support stakeholders in related studies or expertise questions.



- BSc or MSc studies in Engineering

- At least 3-year work experience

- Systematic and organized way of working, good problem-solving skills

- Independent approach to work

- Fluency in Finnish and English

- Knowledge of Machinery Directive and applied standards

- Knowledge of other relevant design standards

- Knowledge of NX / TeamCenter or other 3D cad advanced tools

- Knowledge & basic understanding of additive manufacturing

- Experience in strength calculation, welding or any other traditional engineering area or design / development projects is considered a benefit.


Please note that according to Wärtsilä policy, voluntary consent for a security check may be required from candidates being considered for this position, depending on the applicable country.



- You are valuated – as your true self. We are authentic and honest, and we committed in supporting a diverse and inclusive work community.

- Your growth is supported. We empower you to develop yourself beyond your potential.

- You get to make a difference – together. We cooperate while making an impact trough sustainability and innovation.



Submit your application before the deadline 3.3.2024 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after the application deadline.


In case of any questions, reach out to

Sami Lehtonen

Manager, Tools and Equipment

+358 40 350 7411



Juho Mäenpää

General Manager, DFM & Engineering development

+358 50 522 5228


Last application date: 03/03/2024 


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. 


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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