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Plant Mechanic

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

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. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

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. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

We are now looking for a 

Plant Mechanic

to join our innovative Plant and Cell Development team. This position is permanent and the location for the position is in Vaasa, Finland

What you will be doing?

Your main task will be to work as a mechanic in the plant and cell department, where you will be involved in both maintenance, monitoring and repair tasks in the plant and cell department.  You get to influence and participate in the rapidly developing engine testing environment. We offer a technically versatile and flexible environment where the focus is on the use and development of new plant and engine technologies. We act as an enabler of future engine technology.
This job requires a determined and systematic approach to moving things forward, as well as thinking outside of the box.
As Plant Mechanic, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Responsible for mechanical maintenance of all plant equipment within planned time frames.
  • Expertise in using tools, portable machine tools, workshop tools like grinder, drilling, welding etc.
  • Monitor the condition of maintenance equipment, materials, parts, and tools, ensure those are maintained according to applicable guidelines and policies and take corrective actions when needed.
  • Maintaining good teamwork and inter personnel relationship within and another department personnel.
  • The work also involves working at height

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • An technical degree corresponding to the job description
  • Self-propelling active personality with excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • English , and Swedish anguageskill is considered as an advantage
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and self-manage the workload.
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Awareness
  • You have proven technical knowledge and experience with mechanical assembly procedures within a maintenance, repair, and overhaul services environment.
  • The ability to read and understand technical assembly drawings and assembly instructions.
  • Knowledge of repair procedures like welding or machining is seen as an advantage.
  • Familiar with precision measurements and special Hydraulic and mechanical tools.

You will shine in this role if you have:

  • Previous knowledge of Marine or Energy projects
  • Previous experience working as electrician is considered as an advantage
  • Experience in using SAP, Navisworks, Polarion and M-files
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Out of the box thinking and innovative mindset.
  • Communication skills
  • Self-Management and teamwork spirit
  • Quality, safety, environment skills

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 Johan Lundström, Manager Plant Operations 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: 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. 

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