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About Us
At Wärtsilä, people are the ultimate power source.

About Us

We have approximately 18,065 employees in 80 countries around the globe and in the UK we employ over 700 people across 15 sites. We’re proud of the excellent, innovative work we do in a dynamic market and the unique work culture we have developed across our different sites. We employ people with very diverse skills, backgrounds and ambitions. We believe in equal opportunities and personal growth and want to support our employees in finding their own path within Wärtsilä.

We pride ourselves for the exciting opportunities that we can offer to the Future Talent of our industry and for the work we do to raise aspirations among young people. In recognition of our efforts in the past, we have been awarded the “Amazing Large Business – Outstanding Contribution Award 2015”.

Our UK operation has one of the most diverse portfolios of any Wärtsilä territory, covering both the marine and energy markets. Wärtsilä Future Talent Programme offers lots of excellent opportunities across the country. This may include servicing engines in Segensworth, manufacturing switchboards in Montrose, working on cutting-edge Ballast Water projects in Poole, designing Valves in Hull or joining our experts in propulsion in Glasgow. To find out more about the wider business opportunities, please visit our global careers site here.

Whatever position you join us in, you will be fully supported to gain professional accreditations, along with in-house training programmes, self-study materials, on-the-job training and the invaluable experience of your colleagues.

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Our Businesses

Wartsila consists of 3 businesses; these are shown below.

Marine Solutions

Wärtsilä Marine Solutions enhances the business of its marine and oil & gas industry customers by providing innovative products and integrated solutions that are safe, environmentally sustainable, efficient, flexible, and economically sound. 

Energy Solutions

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system. At the end of 2017, Wärtsilä had over 67 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.


Wärtsilä Services provides high-quality lifecycle services that enhance customers’ business. Its broad range of services supports both shipping and power generation companies, whenever and wherever needed. Solutions range from spare parts and basic support to guaranteed performance of the customer’s equipment or installation – in a safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable way.

Our acquisitions

Below are two of our acquisitions which are based in the UK. 

Eniram is a Wärtsilä owned company who provide the maritime industry with energy management technology to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. Their products use intelligence-based software to track vessel performance data. They are used by small and large shipping companies on ships ranging from cruise liners, tankers, LNG carriers, container ships, bulkers and ferries.

Guidance marine

Guidance Marine is a Wärtsilä owned company. They are a leading global developer and supplier of Dynamic Positioning (DP) position measurement technologies for high value offshore marine markets. They provide real-time vessel positioning and manoeuvring with the highest level of safety, reliability and ease of use.

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