Valencia, ES Gdynia, PL Gdynia, PL Bermeo, ES

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Senior Supplier Development Engineer

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 through innovation in technology and services into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable 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?


Supply Management organization within Wärtsilä - Gas solutions is looking for one Supplier Development Engineers preferably with mechanical/ product engineering background to strengthen the Supplier Development team. Supplier Development Engineer (SDE) will oversee the execution and further development of all the suppliers for GS commodities. SDE is also in charge of suppliers’ product and technology approval process along with Component experts, QC engineers and sourcing team, working in cross functional collaborative teams.


Supplier Development Engineer is responsible for:

  • Assess supplier compliance toward Wärtsilä Basic Supplier requirements.
  • Plan and perform Project/Production Process Control audits of suppliers to identify and mitigate risks of suppliers not meeting GS technical, delivery, quality and cost requirements and inform stakeholders about the risks.
  • Lead product approval process for critical components to ensure suppliers’ full understanding and compliance with GS specifications and capability assurance of production, inspection/ testing, and delivery of first order with cooperation with technical experts and QC engineers.
  • Collect data, analyse suppliers’ performance, and develop key suppliers’ performance reports.
  • Develop, execute, and monitor suppliers’ development action plans to meet GS specific requirements, mitigate identified risks and improve performance.
  • Supporting suppliers for eliminating waste to reduce cost and lead time without compromising functionality and quality of deliveries.
  • Participate and support RCA cases with direct relation to suppliers’ deliverables, ensuring supplier engagement and identifying development areas based on the outcome.
  • Support sourcing strategies’ roll out and actively participate in the commodity team action plan creation including decision making of supplier rationalization and change.
  • Build and maintain close relationships and communication with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Utilizing and developing existing SDE and GS tools and check lists to accomplish above mentioned responsibilities.


Job Requirements general:

You identify yourself as someone with:

  • Technical analytical mind
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Cultural knowledge
  • Cost and Quality awareness
  • safety & environmental awareness
  • Availability to travel
  • Good English language skills





  • Minimum 3 years of experience working preferably as Mechanical engineer, however other technical background will be considered and encouraged to apply
  • Being interested to grow in interdisciplinary environment where one can develop variety of skills, not only technical but also cost, quality knowledge and effective communication skills
  • Having technical analytical mind and passion for learning new technologies
  • Being energetic, Positive minded, sharp, and proactive to be able to capture the opportunities toward better quality, cost, and lead time


We offer:

Wärtsilä Gas Solutions offers an open, innovative, and inspiring working environment where our engineers are given responsibility and challenges.


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. 


Internal trainings set up for the job, professional induction for the smooth and effective learning and effective integration to the new position.


We consider applicants for both of our Gdynia and Valencia offices. Our Gdynia Office is accommodating more than 100 professional employees and constantly growing as one of the most important professional hubs supporting Gas solutions businesses. Our Valencia office is newly stablished and planned to be one of the important engineering hubs supporting Gas solutions businesses.


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.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com.