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Vaasa, FI Turku, FI Helsinki, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Engineering

Plant Automation Engineer

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 with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


Team introduction:

  • Team consists of automation engineers working with commissioning of the automation systems in Energy Business projects
  • Team members travel globally most of time (250 days or more a year)
  • Due to the nature of the job, the home office location in Finland can be chosen freely (Vaasa, Turku, Helsinki)



  • Perform commissioning and testing of the plant automation systems in Energy Business project deliveries (power plants)
  • Attend signal tests and functional tests as a commissioning team member to ensure high quality of the delivered system and good customer satisfaction
  • Attend project commissioning meetings
  • Report the progress, test results and identified improvement items accordingly
  • Ensure customer satisfaction as a company representative during the site execution
  • Prepare travel expense reports carefully by following the guidelines
  • Support other projects as a Remote Support Engineer in between the site assignments


  • B.Sc in industrial automation or corresponding
  • Good command of English, oral and written
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad for longer periods
  • Knowhow and competence in industrial automation field, typically used equipment are
    • Siemens (300 / 1500) & Schneider (M580) PLCs
    • Wonderware InTouch HMI
    • Moxa & Fortigate network devices
    • Windows Servers
    • Vacon & Danfoss frequency converters
    • Schneider power monitoring units & protection relays
    • ABB AVR generator controllers
  • Understanding of the electrical systems and production of the electricity are seen an advantage
  • Team player skills and attitude
  • Positive mindset and open to learn new
  • Ability and willingness to produce appropriate documents and reports
  • Ability to work in multicultural working environment

We offer:

  • Opportunity to be part of the energy transformation
  • Opportunity to travel globally
  • Challenging and rewarding job assignments
  • Possibility to learn and grow in career
  • Training on the job
  • Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position


Contact & next steps:
Does this sound like the job for you?
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 12th December 2021, by submitting your application through our career’s portal.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to:
Antti Perälä, Manager automation & online commissioning services


Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position.



Last application date: 12/12/2021

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.


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 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.