Automation Expert

Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. From several years Wartsila is also active in the development of dedicated Automation systems which are installed on its products. The Wartsila Automations is a fully embedded and distributed engine management system, which handles all control functions on the engine; for example fuel injection and timing, start sequencing, start blocking, speed control, load sharing, normal stops and safety shutdowns.

We are looking for an Automation Expert, Engine Automation to strengthen our team within Wärtsilä Technical Services, which is a globally recognized technical knowledge centre within Wärtsilä Services.

You will located in Trieste with a permanent contract.
Application deadline 2017-10-22
Position description The main task of Technical Services is to provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders during the life cycle of products and solutions delivered or serviced by Wärtsilä.
Responsibilities As an Expert in Technical Services you are responsible for troubleshooting automation and control systems for 4-S engines.

Main responsibilities are:

-Collect, analyze and compare performance feedback of the automation systems.
-Actively support colleagues within Technical Services and Services.
-Assist the Engine Experts, R&D and product engineering departments.
-Collect field experience complemented with own expertise.
-Participate in field testing activities
-Do failure and root cause analysis.
-Directly support customer on the field if required.
-Create and maintain technical documentation.
Requirements Qualifications:
MSc or BSc in Controls or Automation Engineering, or similar level reached on the job.
Good command of English, both oral and written. Systematic way of working and analytical skills. Open-minded, team player and eager to learn new things.
Willingness to travel and to work in a multicultural environment.
Earlier experience of technical troubleshooting and embedded automation systems as well as experience from combustion engines are seen as advantages.
Contact person to give further information For further information, please contact

Joachim Boling
Engine Automation Manager

Stefano Massalin
Engine Automation Manager
Country Italy
Job area Service Delivery