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Vaasa, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Master Data Expert

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?


Wärtsilä Shared Service Center (WSSC) supports the Wärtsilä companies in financial accounting or other operational tasks and acts as a gatekeeper to ensure compliance. WSSC is striving for harmonized one global Wärtsilä way of working worldwide with high quality, timely, effective, and efficient processes. WSSC is sharing best practices and knowledge with focus on continuous development and operational excellence.
We are now looking for Product Master Data Expert to join our team!
We offer you an opportunity to work in an international and energetic environment, with lots of learning possibilities. In master data management you will familiarise yourself with multiple process tools and a wide range of Wärtsilä people around the world.


Location: This is a temporary position for 14 months, located in Finland (Vaasa or Turku)



  • Coordinate, support and execute the work of WSSC Customer and installation master data team in its operative tasks.
  • Participating in global development projects as Expert and/or Project manager, coordinating development, building, and testing system, supporting colleagues and other stakeholders globally
  • Sharing with Process manager the Process ownership for master data, having expert knowledge of the tool and process within own area of responsibility
  • Acting as the back-up for Process manager according to agreed scope
  • Identifying, evaluating, and implementing process and tool automation to reach world class performance in master data process (RPA, AI, Analytics)
  • Identifying, evaluating and implementation control points for internal and external audits
  • Identifying, evaluating, and preparing mitigating actions to avoid and reduce risks related to own process
  • Arranging process related training globally to successfully implement the global Wärtsilä way of working in the process. Training / coaching end users on relevant processes and financial awareness. Preparing training material and working instructions.


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Industrial Management or Information Technology or similar
  • Knowledge and experience of Wärtsilä products/equipment and related business processes.
  • Experience of Master Data Management concept, SAP Master Data Maintenance or SAP CS Module Product Data Management
  • Solid stakeholder management and training skills
  • Systematic and organized way of working 
  • Good technical skills
  • Open-minded and agile personality
  • Flexibility and good team working skills
  • Shown results in process optimization and system development
  • Experience in Databases, coding and Power BI are considered as an advantage
  • Advanced English and Finnish. Other languages are considered as an advantage


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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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? 
You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.

Please apply by 29th of May, 2022.

Tuomo Ilonen
Manager Master Data, Master Data - Materials & Equipment 
Phone: 0407734398




Last application date: 29/05/2022

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. 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