Vaasa, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Test Engineer

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 80% of world trade is carried by sea?

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?


Test Engineer
We are always on the lookout for a talent with a growth mindset – are you the one?  
We are looking for a Test Engineer with a main responsibility in component testing and validation on test rigs. The location for this position is Vaasa, Finland. 
What you will be doing
As a Test Engineer your work will include planning, organizing, and executing component, performance, and functionality tests on laboratory test rigs. The tasks can also be adjusted based on your individual skills and interests. You’ll be working as a part of an energetic Rig team in Testing &Validation as a part of Research & Technology testing with diverse expertise.
Requirements for the position: 


  • Relevant technical education (BSc in mechanical, electrical or automation engineering).
  • Mechanical / electrical assembly skills.
  • Good skills in communication and documentation.
  • Good command of English and Finnish or Swedish 


Qualifications/to be able to succeed in the position we expect you to have: 

  • A good balance between practical and theoretical skills. These skills are needed when 
  • working with the test rigs, performing different tests, and validating the concepts.
  • A systematic way of working and taking responsibility. This is important in the testing and when reporting test results and findings. 
  • Strive towards high quality by ensuring that the test results are reliable and in compliance with industry specific standards and Wärtsilä guidelines.

Why you and us?   

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.

Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Mikael Österroos, Manager Rig Testing through email mikael.osterroos@wartsila.com@wartsila.com or telephone: +358 40 0808 243
with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!

Last application date: 05/06/2024 


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 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com