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Manager, W46TS Engine Testing

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?

Wärtsilä Research & Development Engine Laboratory is looking for a Manager to lead Wärtsilä 46TS product development engine testing. This position is permanent and it is located in Vaasa, Finland.

Your role and responsibilities  

  • Lead assigned test teams according to business strategy within assigned responsibility area
  • Manage test plans and validation maps, arrange test progress meetings, arrange your own team’s performance and status meetings, participate in product development project core teams
  • Distribute workload according to priority and resource availability, ensure development of personnel within assigned organization
  • Secure good cooperation and communication with stakeholders
  • Monitor and report your team’s performance
  • Ensure that objectives and targets are met
  • Inspect and approve test reports or other deliverables
  • Develop and improve test methods and facilities

Requirements for the position: 

  • Technical education (BSc or MSc or equivalent)
  • Structured and systematic way of working and ability to decide
  • Strong personal drive, proactive mindset and passionate about getting things done
  • Good communication, team working and negotiation skills
  • Fluent verbal and written skills in Finnish and English language are mandatory. Swedish language skills are seen as an advantage

It is considered an advantage if you have:

  • Experience in manager position, perhaps even in superior's role
  • Strong passion and understanding of internal combustion engine technologies
  • Experience of laboratory testing environment

Why you and us?   
You are valued – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting inclusive work community.   
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential.  
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.   

Contact & next steps  
Please submit your application before the application deadline 21st of April 2024 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email.
In case of any questions regarding the position, reach out to: 

Jyri Passila
General Manager, Wärtsilä large bore engine development testing

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. 

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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