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Senior Design Engineer

Published date 3 days ago
Posted: 3 days ago
Company Wärtsilä
Company: Wärtsilä
End date April 15, 2024
Due date: April 15, 2024
Location Turku
Location: Turku

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 90% 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?

We are always on the lookout for a talent with a growth mindset – are you the one?  
Wärtsilä Marine Power, R&D and Engineering is looking for a Senior Design Engineer to develop new design solutions for 4-stroke engines together with experienced R&D engineers. Location for this position is primarily Turku, Finland. Other possible location is Vaasa, Finland and Trieste, Italy.

In this position, you will be participating into new engine development as well as customer delivery engine design with a good perspective to high technology solutions of medium speed reciprocating engines. We provide a good opportunity to learn and grow in design area. Design tasks will give you a large variety of different engine systems and components focusing on diesel, gas and multifuel 4-stroke engines for Marine and Energy solutions with a view to decarbonization technologies.
Your Role


  • Preparing documentation for large design projects according to given plans and timetables
  • Delivering agreed content of work package with quality on agreed budget and schedule
  • Accountable for quality of predefined work package (i.e. drawings & related modules)


  • Prepare design for development projects 
  • Deliver work packages in given timetable with planned boundaries
  • Report progress of activities to Design Manager
  • Collect feedback systematically to the responsible parties
  • Check drawings and documents
  • Ensure quality, reliability and cost-efficient functionality of designs and solutions 
  • Seek for new technological solutions and prepares the design proposal accordingly
  • Ensure that new designs and solutions are benchmarked
  • Cooperate with other organizations, give technical support to internal stakeholders 

Requirements for the position:

  • Good skills in Siemens Teamcenter and NX modelling and analysis
  • Good skills in MS Office
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Actively improve your own skills
  • Hands-on mentality and a structured way of working
  • Readiness to occasional travelling to production sites, suppliers or customers

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

  • Education: M.Sc or B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering or similar 

Contact & next steps  
Please submit your application before the application deadline 15th of April 2024 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. We aim to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline. Position will be filled as soon as suitable person is found.
In case of any questions, reach out to: 

Leo Laakso

General Manager, Design Management, Large Bore

+358 40 7418920

Juho Sandberg

Senior Design Manager

+358 0400 209046

Last application date: 15/04/2024 

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 checks, including drug tests/screenings. The country's legislation is followed when a person is located outside of Finland.

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