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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Development Manager, Process

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 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this 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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?



Position description

We are looking for a Development Manager, Process to the Auxiliary Systems Team in Energy Business Technology and Product Management. You will be part of a team of experts for different fuel and power plant utilities that are reporting to Senior Manager, Auxiliary Systems.
You will act as a Process Integrator for our Power Plant development projects related to process design. You will focus on developing the process designs in our Future fuel developments, such as hydrogen, methanol and ammonia. Another key focus area are developing functional descriptions and linking theres to process control. You will also be a key resource for maintaining our base process designs and be part of developing our way of working for process discipline.

Location for this position can be Vaasa, Helsinki or Turku, Finland.



  • Act as an interface manager in the process design for our development projects. Securing that the system requirements are met.
  • Participate in Safety studies (HAZID, HAZOP and LOPA) as a process expert
  • Maintain and develop the base process design, as well as the way of working for process design
  • Be part of developing functional descriptions and improving the interfaces towards process control
  • Close cooperation with all stakeholders to ensure optimal solutions from system and power plant solution point of view
  • Maintenance and improvement of system flow diagrams, process and functional descriptions, design handbooks and internal fuel gas system information (Compass)
  • Support Sales, Proposal Teams and Project Teams
  • Sub-supplier and consultants contacts for equipment specifications and development management/support






  • M.Sc. Degree, preferably process engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of process engineering and system design
  • Experience in process simulation (Aspen HYSYS or similar)
  • Experience in Matlab/Simulink process modelling seen as an advantage
  • Solution and business-oriented mindset to develop competitive power plant solutions
  • Good analytical skills, as well as creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and team working skills
  • Ability to communicate across teams, functions and levels within the company
  • Ability to explain complex issues to all stakeholders
  • Forward thinker who isn't afraid to challenge already “proven solutions”
  • Good written and oral skills in English


We offer

  • The opportunity to work in and with a team of experts that develops our solutions for the dynamic global energy market
  • To grow own expertise competence and others by sharing knowledge in our organisation and business line
  • Become the recognised expert of future fuels and safety that drives our development in this area


Please apply by 29th May, 2022.

Contact person to give further information:

Jan Krooks, Senior Manager, Auxiliary Systems or
+358 40 565 1826


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 Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers in decarbonisation by developing market-leading technologies. These cover future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS energy management platform. Wärtsilä Energy’s lifecycle services are designed to increase efficiency, promote reliability and guarantee operational performance. Our track record comprises 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems delivered to 180 countries around the world. 

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