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Working at Wärtsilä

We are a team of approx. 18,000 Wärtsilians around the world, in more than 200 locations in over 70 countries. We are experts in our own fields, with diverse skills, backgrounds and ambitions - what glues us together is the work we do to enforce Wärtsilä's purpose - enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together.

For us, a global working environment isn’t just a buzzword. We have experts, suppliers, and customers all around the world. You get to learn something new from your international colleagues every day - whether it is about their profession, their culture, or themselves. Whether you are an engineer or a business professional, you can be sure you will find like-minded people around you and build vast professional networks – and new friendships at Wärtsilä.

Here's some of the stories behind our people. Read or watch what Wärtsilians tell about their work and life in general.

Check out what our colleagues from Vaasa, Finland tell about their work at Wärtsilä:

Read about our inspiring colleagues in the article series People with Purpose, to find out what gives them meaning to their every day, telling about their careers and the bigger things in life.

Recruiting at Wärtsilä

Our work within the Marine and Energy markets mean that there is a wide range of different fields within our businesses and support functions you can work in. Our Marine businesses – Marine Power, Marine Systems and Voyage and our Energy business offers great opportunities for both traditional and modern engineering work.

There's work in job categories such as business development, contract and service delivery, digital technology, engineering, project management, R&D, manufacturing, quality & operational development, sales & marketing, information management, purchasing, finance & control, legal & corporate relations, human resources and communications & branding.

We have positions for all experience levels, from students & graduates and junior professionals to professionals and senior professionals.

Explore our currently open vacancies here: link Opportunities

Recruitment process at Wärtsilä

All externally open vacancies at Wärtsilä are visible at our careers site at When you decide to apply for an open position, you will need to create a profile on our career site. We can only accept applications that are submitted through our careers site.

Once you've submitted your application, you will receive a confirmation email that we've received your application in our recruitment system. We aim to get back to all candidates within two weeks from application deadline. Usually we are pretty good at this, but sometimes the process can take a bit longer. We want to keep our applicants updated on the process all the way.

After we've screened the applications, we invite most suitable candidates to the next round of the application process. This is usually either a pre-recorded video interview or a real-time interview, depending on the amount of candidates in this stage. The interviews are a good way to learn more about the position and work at Wärtsilä in general, while we also get to know you better professionally. During the interview rounds, we might even have a pre-task, work simulation or assessments prepared for candidates, to support the final decision making and to ensure we are the best possible match.

Before signing a contract with the final candidate, depending on country specific policies, there are reference and background checks done. In some countries, a medical and drug test is also required.

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