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Training Coordinator

Published date 3 weeks ago
Posted: 3 weeks ago
Company Wärtsilä
Company: Wärtsilä
End date April 21, 2024
Due date: April 21, 2024
Location Vaasa
Location: Vaasa

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?

The Wärtsilä Land and Sea Academy (WLSA) provides high-quality training services for the energy and marine markets globally. We are focusing on Wärtsilä product and solution training both for our internal and external customer globally in the Marine and Power Plant industries.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic Training Coordinator to join our skilled team in the Wärtsilä Land and Sea Academy Training Centre in Vaasa, Finland. The role is offered as a 12-month temporary contract. In accordance with our hybrid work model, you will be able to work partially remotely.

What will you be doing?

As a Training Coordinator in WLSA, you will have the chance to work closely with customers, from the initial offering to the closing of the delivery process. As a representative of the coordination team in Vaasa, you will have the opportunity to influence and shape the local activities of WLSA. Additionally, you will have the chance to promote our training offerings to customers, gaining valuable experience in training sales and marketing.

Your responsibilities will include managing the training process, which can be quite complex and involve multiple tools. Attention to detail and a structured approach to work will be essential in ensuring the smooth execution of training sessions. You will have the satisfaction of seeing the training take place and reviewing customer feedback. You will also actively contribute to the development of your own work, identifying opportunities for process improvement.

Your responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Coordinate WLSA training delivery operations in the training center including creating course and service offering to customers, handling notification, order process, SAP updating, report handling, course scheduling and invoicing.
  • Support the sales, planning, and execution of training activities for customers and internal personnel.
  • Promote WLSA on internal and external communication channels.  
  • Actively promote WLSA offering to account managers, contract managers, customers, and other stakeholders.

The below will enable you to succeed in this role:

  • A suitable degree such as B.Sc. and/or M.Sc., or relevant work experience.
  • Experience of working in SAP, Salesforce, Power BI, and Learning Management Systems will be considered an advantage.
  • Proficiency in commonly used MS software and a positive attitude towards learning and utilizing new tools.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Service-oriented mindset and a drive for customer satisfaction.
  • Proactive, solution-oriented, and resourceful approach to problem-solving, along with eagerness to tackle occasional complex and challenging assignments outside of daily routine tasks.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to provide timely and accurate information.
  • Attention to detail and a structured approach to work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Proficient English and Finnish language skills, both verbal and written (Swedish language skills will be considered an advantage).

Why you & us? 

We at Wärtsilä Land & Sea Academy believe in empowerment, ownership, and taking responsibility for our work. We foster a supportive and respectful environment where you will have the chance to work with a talented team and contribute to global projects.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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? 

Contact & next steps:

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline Sunday April 21st, 2024, by submitting your application in our Career portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to the same time zone. We will be conducting interviews with qualified candidates throughout the process and aim to keep you informed along the way.

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Minna Lähteenmäki via email at with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).

Last application date: 21/04/2024 

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. 

This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 18 000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on

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