Vaasa, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Test Engineer

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?


Wärtsilä Marine Power, Power Supply, R&D and Engineering, Testing & Validation is looking for a Test Engineer for Small & Medium Bore Testing. As a Test Engineer, you are working with the engines together with a team of other experts, in the very core of Wärtsilä’s engine development. You are participating in the development of future engine technologies and contributing to the realization of decarbonization objectives.


Position information:


The position is permanent, and the location will be in Vaasa, Finland.  


Responsibilities for the Test Engineer positions:


  • Planning, organizing, and executing component, performance and functionality tests on laboratory engines, production engines and occasionally field engines
  • Running the engine, performing the tests, and validating the product
  • Analysing and reporting of test results
  • Investigating and troubleshooting findings
  • Verification of correct and properly saved measurement data
  • Usage of different control and measurement programs
  • Steering, guiding, and carrying out mechanical assembly tasks related to different test setups
  • Maintenance, development and upgrading of test engines and test infra
  • Update and development of test methods and facilities
  • Co-operating with R&D teams and other expert organizations
  • Occasionally supporting the production and field engines
  • Supporting different activities in engine and technology testing

Qualifications & Desired Skills:


  • Relevant technical education (MSc or BSc in mechanical or automation or electrical engineering).
  • Interest in engines and basic knowledge of engine technology. Deeper knowledge of 4-stroke engine technology is an advantage.
  • Good skills in control & measurement systems are an advantage.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings. 
  • Good skills in communication and documentation. 
  • Good team working skills, as well as the ability to work independently. 
  • Good command of English.


Why you and us?  


You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed to supporting an inclusive work community.  
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential. 
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important to us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.  


Contact & next steps:   


Please submit your application before the application deadline of 03.12.2023.


Contact person to give further information:

Tobias Birell, Manager W20/25 Testing
Telephone: +358503630130 
E-mail: tobias.birell@wartsila.com


Last application date: 03/12/2023 


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. 


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 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