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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Product Owner

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. Are you ready to jump onboard?


We want to transition the world towards a cleaner 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?

 Take your next step at Wärtsilä with an enthusiastic team of automation and controls developers developing next level engine controls to enable sustainable shipping and power generation. 


Our industry is entering a new era of innovation and unprecedented efficiency where Wartsila will bring value to all Marine and Energy applications worldwide by innovative use of new fuels and new control strategies. We are participating in sustainable society creation by building power and energy management control systems for future generations. Our vision is to exceed customer expectations by providing best in class engine control systems for superior engine performance and functionality.


Wärtsilä Marine Power Solutions RDE, Automation & Controls is now looking for a Product Owner to join our product owner team. We in A&C develop and maintain embedded engine control systems for all Wärtsilä engines. Our product owner team has end-to-end responsibility for new innovations and life cycle management of our engine control system. 

Join our team of talented professionals in Automation & Control by applying now!

Location for this position is Vaasa, Finland.


What we offer
- Freedom and responsibility over your work enabling excellent work/life -balance
- Being part of a team defining the future of our engine control system
- Possibility to work in an organisation applying industry best practises in daily way of working
- Researching and developing industrial embedded control systems
- Develop your skills in embedded control systems and product management combined with good career development opportunities
-  An opportunity to learn what enables value creation for our products
- Possibility to work in the state-of-the art R&D environment in the new Smart Technology Hub Wartsila (https://www.wartsila.com/sth)


Your typical day will include
- Managing order intake for Automation and Controls together with product owner team
- Refining order intake to shape backlog for automation and controls agile teams
- Close communication and negotiation with stakeholders regarding ongoing, upcoming and past development initiatives. 
- Participation in daily meetings with agile team
- Support agile team by setting priority for development items, refining stakeholder requirements together with team, approving team deliverables etc.
- Software or hardware release planning
- Maintenance of development roadmap together with product owner team.


Your background and skills
-Suitable candidate could have Master or Bachelor degree in Automation, Process engineering, Computer Science or similar
- Skills to build understanding in how customers operate our products and the customers’ businesses
- Good communication and presentation skills for different kind of audience
- Curiosity to learn new things and continuously improve way of working.
- Knowledge in agile development practises DevOps, especially continuous integration, automated testing and continuous delivery is a plus
- Product owner or product management experience is beneficial but not mandatory

Please apply by 20.6.2021


For mor information, please contact:
Markus Mesimäki
General Manager, Automation System Lifecycle
Automation System Lifecycle

Last application date: 20/06/2021

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 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