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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

On-Call Trainee, WGLS Customs Data Experts

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.


Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services, Parts Supply is looking for an On-call Trainee to join our team of Customs Data Experts on a part-time basis (max. 25h/week). 

This would most suit a student who is seeking to develop in a practical environment. This opportunity is offered on a temporary basis until May 2022, with the preferred location being Vaasa, Finland.


We are especially looking for a candidate interested in customs tariff classification and export control classification so therefore ideal candidate is interested in technical details and having capabilities to learn to read electronical, electric and mechanical specifications. 


Are you ready to jump onboard?


What will you be doing?


We offer you a global team environment with colleagues and contacts worldwide, a possibility to familiarise yourself with Wärtsilä spare parts and a work that supports global spare parts deliveries!


As an On-call Trainee, your work will focus on these responsibilities:
•    Classifying Wärtsilä’s spare parts based on customs tariff classification (commodity codes)
•    Validating export control classifications
•    Requesting supplier’s declarations from international suppliers and validating given data 


The below will enable you to shine in this role:
•    BSc or MSc student in Mechanical, Electrical or Automation engineering or in Industrial management or similar
•    Keen interest in engine and other Wärtsilä products
•    Analytic and systematic approach to work.
•    Collaborative team player, at ease communicating with colleagues throughout the business and via various means 
•    Be self-motivated and reliable to take responsibility of your actions
•    Fluent in English, both written and verbal 


You will be at an advantage with:
•    Demonstrable knowledge of customs processes 
•    Finnish and/or Swedish language skills 


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? 

Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? 
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 26th September 2021, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? 
Please reach out to:
Päivi Hallinen
Team Leader, Material Management
 (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 



Last application date: 26/09/2021

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