Engine Expert

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and energy solutions of its customers. In 2016, Wartsila's net sales totaled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Application deadline 2018-05-31
Position description Service Unit West Africa - Technical Services is looking for an Engine Expert 4-S to join the L1 Technical Services Team and provide advanced technical support within Service Unit activities.

You will become part of a team that collects the most advanced technical knowhow within the Service Unit and will be offered the opportunity to challenge your trouble shooting skills on a variety of installations and components, taking the lead in the activities aimed at identifying reasons for failures and possible corrective actions.


• Provide technical support to both our customers and internally to Service Sales, Field Service , etc.
• Participate in introducing new products, testing and follow-up of the products
• Collaborate with the Technical Service Organization
• Participate in technical problem solving in connection with warranty follow-up
• Internal Product Training / Update
• Report events to the product factories
• Stay updated on new product, bulletins, field test, etc.
• Participate in the company's security order
• Travel activity is expected,being available 24/7 for job mobilization ASAP on site
• Perform Troubleshooting and diagnosis
• Perform rout cause analysis accordingly even on multiple/complex issues : mechanical, electrical, auxiliaries, having system overview
• Ensure a fast response with quick delivery of a Technical Service report
• Provide auditing services
• Support the TS back office activities

Requirements - Problem solving drive and trouble shooting motivation
- Field support technical communication skills
- Diesel and Gas engine technology knowledge
- Good knowledge of Wärtsilä`s engines portfolio
- Control and automation systems knowledge. WECS / WOIS / UNIC is an advantage
- Communication skills that enhance teamwork
- Ability to flexibility and good cooperation skills
- Ability to work systematically and independently
- Keen for travelling on site & being promptly available.
- Languages : English, requirement to be fluent at oral and in written ; French appreciated.

MSc. (Eng.), BSc (Eng.) in engineering,theoretical education at engineer / engineer level or equivalent or equal level reached by several years of experience on the job. Previous experience in construction, commissioning, operation & maintenance of Marine/Energy Solutions installations.
At least 5 years experience within a similar or related field.
Contact person to give further information Ivano DI MASI
Country West Africa
Job area Other