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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Senior Product Engineer in R&D

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?


(Senior) Product Engineer in R&D
Job description:

  • We are looking for Product Engineer to Technical Product Management, Small & Medium Bore engines.
  • We offer you interesting and challenging position in a team of Product Engineers and Technical Experts in the Research& Development (R&D). You will be part of a small group, with good team spirit, of highly skilled and motivated professionals managing challenging technical issues with engines. Product Engineer’s work is very extensive reflecting Wärtsilä strategy, market needs and ongoing RDE development.
  • In this position you will have possibility to use and improve your skills in several areas (e.g leadership and technical skills) when co-operating with different people and organisations. As Product engineer you will manage technical support starting from sales and continuing through whole lifecycle of the products. Product Engineer role includes sales support, participation to development projects, safety & engine compliance related technical evaluations and more.
  • Depending on the candidates experience the position title will be specifically defined.



Location Finland, Smart Technology Hub (Vaasa)
More about our new premises and way of thinking you can read at https://www.smarttechnologyhub.com/

Manage the assigned tasks / areas for supporting our internal stakeholders in RDE, Product Management and Marine and Energy Business sales.
Develop technical solutions and create plans together with Engines Platform Development and implementation of new features to engines. Take responsibility to secure efficient documentation and sales support for the active portfolio.



  • BSc or MSc in Mechanical or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with diesel and/or gas engines or some other technical field
  • Problems solving and solution finding skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Good positive drive and ability to work both independently and in teams  
  • Good communication and co-operation skills
  • Good command of English, both oral and written
  • Project Manager experience or designer skills seen as a benefit
  • Knowledge of Wärtsilä business seen as benefit
  • Finnish language skills seen as benefit


Please apply by 31st of October, 2021.

Contact persons to give further information: 

Turo Kuoppala, Technical Manager, Technical Product Management
turo.kuoppala@wartsila.com, Mobile +358 400 257 893

Last application date: 31/10/2021

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.