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Nantes Cedex 2, FR

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Engineering

Project Engineer


Wärtsilä is currently recruiting for the position of Maritime Project Engineer within the Wärtsilä Voyage, Nantes subsidiary of Wärtsilä Corporation.


Wärtsilä Voyage Transas leads the way in creating harmonised integrated solutions including fleet operations solutions, simulation & training, and ship traffic control. All solutions can be connected to the ecosystem, effectively a community working together on a cloud-based shared data platform to enable smarter operations, safety and navigation. It currently has net annual sales in the region of EUR 140 million and employs approximately 1000 people working from 22 regional offices worldwide.


This role is within the European Project Management group’s engineering team. The group is responsible for the deployment of our range of simulators and Vessel Traffic control systems. The Engineer will have a background in IT and maritime equipment systems design, installation and support using standard network components in a Microsoft windows environment. The role has responsibility for the design, configuration and installation of these systems and interfacing to 3rd party equipment and controls (Radar, VHF, AIS, navigational systems…). During the installation phase you may be required to manage other engineering resources and sub-contractors. Safety is important to Wartsila, the Maritime Service Engineer is responsible to maintain a safe working site and to identify and mitigate all safety hazards. 


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?


  •        Performing allocated works: Installation, participation in FAT/SAT, local coordination of works with customer’s representatives and other suppliers.
  •        Project technical specification, system design drawings and scope of supply preparation and review
  •       Identification and evaluation of technical solutions, preferred models and vendors for 3d party equipment which is to be used within the scope of supply
  •        Performing customer support by email, phone and on-site, participation in customer visits.
  •       Performing quality control of completed job


What do we expect from you?


  •        Relevant BS degree and/or applicable IT/Electrical/ Maritime Electronics certification
  •        Fluent in French language
  •        Fluent English spoken and written incl. technical English
  •        Good knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems, PC components and IP networking, XML and/or Python scripting
  •         Physical ability to cope with allocated work and travelling.
  •         Troubleshooting, technical skills and solution envision, personal and subordinates job planning capabilities
  •        A maritime background and/or knowledge of marine radar and communication systems is highly desirable



What we offer you


We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive. 


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application in English.


Please apply by 29 October 2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 


This is Wärtsilä 


Wärtsilä Marine Systems offers high-quality products, solutions, and lifecycle services related to the gas value chain, exhaust treatment applications, seals & bearings, shaftline repair services, underwater services, and marine electrical integrations. Our aim is to provide the latest and most efficient solutions in line with Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision for a safer, better, and more sustainable future for our customers. 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