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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Manager, Process engineering

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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 with smart technology - together. 

Fuel Gas Supply Systems (FGSS), a product line in Marine Power, is developing, managing, marketing, selling, and delivering complete systems for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for ship systems. Our products are the Gas Valve units (GVU), and the LNGPac. The GVU is the engine specific unit for gas pressure control, and safety of the fuel gas feed, and the LNGPac is the ship system for LNG storage, feed, safety, and bunkering. Our customers are a wide variety ranging from LNG carriers to cruise vessels.
We are looking for a Team Leader to our Process Engineering team to support our growing business. Our engineering team is responsible for the installation specific design of units and complete systems as specified in the customer delivery contracts.
In this position you will lead a team of process engineers who are working in several customer delivery project teams. You will ensure that right persons are in the right place with the right skills and coordinate resource management between the various teams and projects. You will also actively develop smarter ways to accomplish the process engineering deliverables by developing and using tools efficiently and more automatically.
The position is located in Vaasa, Finland and will report to the General Manager, LNGPac Engineering.
We offer an international work environment with shaping the future of gas as a marine fuel and having a direct impact in improving the environment. You will get the opportunity to lead highly professional engineers in a continuously developing business. Wärtsilä Fuel Gas Supply System is a growing and profitable organization giving you the possibility to explore and develop environmentally friendly shipping solutions.

As a Manager of Process engineering team your work will focus on:


  • Leading as a direct superior the engineers allocated to the Process engineering discipline
  • Technical quality and deliverables of Process Engineering to the delivery projects
  • Planning and developing competence in accordance with the strategic objectives
  • Ensuring that right persons are in the right place, coordinate resource management between the various teams and projects
  • Resource planning and recruiting of additional resources when business demands
  • Ensuring that internal work processes and procedures are continuously developed and followed
  • You will be responsible that internal engineering tools (AutoCad Plant 3d P&ID, Hysys, Matlab, AFT Fathom, Comsol etc) are developed and used in a proper and efficient way
  • Working close with the other team leaders and Manager, LNGPac Engineering to ensure that Engineering deliverables are met in the delivery projects

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • M.Sc. in Chemical, Energy or Process Engineering (Technical)
  • Experience with Engineering and/or Project management in Marine Gas/LNG business
  • Interest and skills in leading people
  • Very good knowledge in Process engineering including process calculations, process equipment specifications, P&ID drafting and process descriptions
  • Gas fuel system and gas engine design knowledge of Wärtsilä brand portfolio is considered as a benefit
  • Familiarity of HAZID, HAZOP and other risk studies
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of marine classification societies, IGF code and maritime rules and regulations
  • Solid knowledge and experience in the marine business, shipyard way of working and with cryogenic and LNG technology/equipment/design
  • Very good English knowledge - both oral and written
  • Ability to work as part of an international team
  • Good cooperation abilities


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?
We have an amazing team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. The work in our team offers a wide range of interesting projects and we truly have a great team spirit. We hope to find a team member who shares the same passion we have, and we are excited to get our new team member onboard.


Contact & next steps

If the above profile sounds like you and joining a business where you can work with talented, global and Area teams, exciting products, and where your work can make a huge impact both internally and externally, then we would love to hear from you by receiving your job application through our careers portal.
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Jonatan Byggmästar, General Manager, LNGPac Engineering
(jonatan.byggmastar@wartsila.com, +358 40 7686218).
We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Please apply by 8th August, 2021. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 08.08.2021

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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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