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Product Safety Expert (Vaasa, FI)

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Wärtsilä is an innovativetechnology company known forbeing a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. Want to join the ride?

We are looking for a Product Safety Expert to Project Engineering in Wärtsilä Energy Business. The Product Safety Expert will manage the process discipline in Power Plant development, customer delivery projects, starting from supporting the sales, activities until warranty end. This position will be reporting to Manager, Product Safety.

Product Safety Expert is responsible for the whole safety for a defined part of the scope in project execution towards the Project Manager for the project, who is responsible for the whole project including all disciplines (electrical, mechanical and civil parts). The task is to maintain the scope of work on own area such as requirement collection, engineering phase and procurements and coordination of safety studies.


The location for this position is Vaasa, Finland.


  • Safeguard that safety in design are executed according to contract specifications and design directives as a member of a project team
  • Participate in negotiations with customer and authorities regarding product safety
  • Making Risk assessment based on EN ISO 12100 for Wärtsilä designed products and ensure compliance to machine directive, CE marking and supervise the process.
  • Make purchase specifications for safety studies and act as a supervisor for product safety to engineering partners and consultants
  • Co-operate product safety with the HSE team
  • Guide project organization how to comply to product safety directives such as machine directive.
  • Keep risk assessments for our standard portfolio of modules up to date.
  • Co-ordinate the safety design between sub-suppliers and follow-up of the delivery
  • Support our site team during installation and commission phases
  • Give feedback regarding technical solutions and complaints
  • Development of product safety
  • Developing the way of working for product safety in projects


  • B.Sc. or higher in Engineering
  • Experience of making risk assessments based on EN ISO 12100 and experience of CE marking.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Being self-going and motivation to learn and grow professionally
  • Good communication, negotiations and team working skills
  • Willingness to travel as well as ability to understand and work with diverse cultures
  • Minimum 3 years of experience of process engineering
  • Good written and oral skills in English
  • Other earlier safety experience such as HSE, Process safety or Functional safety is seen as a benefit

Why You And Us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self.

We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.

Please apply by 5th of September 2021.

Contact Person To Give Further Information

Björn Nygård

General Manager, Mechanical, Process and Safety Project Engineering

+358 40 7793446

Last application date: 05/09/2021

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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 check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 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.Find out more

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