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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Project Management

Project Execution Planner

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?


We are now looking for a Project Execution Planner to strengthen the Testing&Validation (T&V) Test Services team in projects developing future systems and infrastructure for our test platforms. 


Location: The location for this position is Vaasa, Finland and the office location is in Vaskiluoto in our fresh new premises in Sustainable Technology Hub.


Responsibilities in the role

  • Create and maintain project master schedules
  • Have ownership of the time schedule and propose actions to reach successful project outcome and deadlines
  • Ensure sufficient and high-quality communication between stakeholders 
  • Ensure that objectives and targets of the project are followed 
  • Report project progress vs. plan
  • Contribute in appropriate forums within Marine Power Supply R&D and Engineering organization 
  • Ensure that safety is in focus in all activities 



As an ideal candidate, you are a person with both feet on the ground and have the passion to contribute to a decarbonized future. You have the energy to overcome obstacles and find out alternative solutions. 


The following skills, attitudes and background are beneficial:

  • Experience of project planning and execution in practise 
  • Proficient MS Project skills 
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Ability to manage conflicts and work in a co-operative way under pressure
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize
  • Proactive and self-going with a doer’s attitude
  • SAP skills is seen as an advantage 
  • Good English, Finnish and/or Swedish skills

We offer
We offer you possibilities to further strengthen your professional skills. Our team works closely together and with a wide scope of responsibilities which gives you opportunities to learn and build skills in a variety of activities. 

Please apply by 27.11.2022 


Contact persons to give further information
Jenny Stegar, Manager, Support & Development, tel. +358 40 595 8189
Patrik Printz, Senior Project Manager,, tel. +358 40 059 7373


Last application date: 27/11/2022 


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. 


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