Vaasa, FI

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Process and SAP expert

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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Process SAP Expert


We are looking for a Process and SAP Expert to join Parts Supply Support team within Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services Operations Support organization. The PSS team supports Parts Supply organization in their daily activities related to purchasing, planning and supplier quality. Additionally, the team is responsible for improving efficiency of Parts Supply processes and systems, through continuous improvement, development of digital tools and process development initiatives.

The preferred location for this position is Vaasa Finland, alternative one of the main WGLS PS locations in Finland, Italy or Netherlands.


In this role, your responsibilities are: 

- Provide daily expert support for WGLS PS community and stakeholders
- Maintain, develop and record Parts Supply processes and work instructions
- Identify, evaluate and realize process and system development opportunities
- Plan and provide trainings for end users and other stakeholders
- Ensure consistency and efficiency of processes through continuous improvement practices
- Represent Parts Supply and Operations Support organizations in cross-functional projects

- Act in a lead role in WGLS internal process development initiatives


Skills and characteristics that enable you to succeed in this role:

- Prior experience about WGLS Parts Supply or Wärtsilä purchasing and supply management processes
- Practical experience of SAP MM and QM modules, and vision how to improve these and other tools
- Ability to work independently as part of virtual team
- Understanding of process and software development basic practices
- Good analytical skills, ability to prioritize and make decisions based on data insights
- Positive attitude towards digitalization, capability and interest to learn and implement new technologies in practice

- Prior experience in S/4 Hana, business data analytics and process automation are considered as an advantage
- M.Sc. / B.Sc. in Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Business Administration or equivalent


What are we offering:

As a Process and SAP expert you will have a great possibility to be in a front line of developing new practices and implementing new tools in constantly developing business environment. Our team works flexibly around different business topics, which gives you an opportunity to extend your expertise in a wide range of activities and this way supports your growth as an expert.

Please apply this position latest on 5th of June 2023
In case of any questions or for more information:
Takis van der Wijngaard
Manager, Parts Supply Support
Wärtsilä Global Logistics Services
+41 79 691 2552


Last application date: 30/06/2023 


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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com