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Assistant Operations / Shift Supervisor at Wartsila Marine and Power Services Nigeria Limited

Wartsila 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 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world.

We are recruiting future-oriented talent to join our team in the position below:


Job Title: Assistant Operations / Shift Supervisor

Location: Ewekoro, Ogun
Function: Contract Delivery
Job Category: Engineering

Job Description

  • We are now looking for an Assistant Operations Shift Supervisor to join our team at Ewekoro Plant, Nigeria.
  • The Successful candidate will report to the Operations Manager.

What will you be doing?

  • Operate and maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies, procedures and operation profile/plan.
  • Follow all procedures and instructions related to start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems.
  • Maintain all operation records (including logs, check lists and running records) according to guidelines.
  • Assist in taking corrective action during system operational disturbance.
  • Effectively communicate the condition of all plant equipment, any deviation/ disturbance from the normal conditions and other performances to shift supervisor in charge and shift team.
  • Ensure that the work is executed at the plant according to Wartsila Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and customer site procedures.
  • Prioritize and assign tasks so that assigned team resources are used effectively and targets are met.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports of all plant operational parameters and data, and share with stakeholders.
  • Required daily analysis of engine performance and areas of improvement and to carry out routine and preventive maintenance of W50 DF engine as per the OEM recommendation.
  • Ensure Operational Reliability and Availability of the plant according to the contract.
  • Prioritize and assign tasks so that assigned team resources are used effectively and targets are met.
  • Watch over of all alarms / parameters of engines and auxiliaries, monitor and analyse the trend data always related to the equipment and perform proper follow up.
  • Co-ordinate the work of subordinates and communicate with the grid control center and plant management about the loading of the plant.
  • Comply with all safety regulations (including isolation, lock out and tag out) and perform emergency procedures to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety devices.
  • Utilize all the tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner that the operating life is maximized.
  • Provide for the relieving shift operator a complete handover, bringing to his/her attention any operational disturbance, malfunctions, or abnormalities.

You will shine in this role when you have:

  • HND / B.Eng. / B.Tech in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or any related Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience and operations experience of Wartsila engines.
  • Strong Management & leadership skills
  • Perform all activities needed to reach the objectives of the position and comply with the orders, instructions, values, and company policies applicable as employee and/or the position.
  • Understanding of Wärtsilä business, quality, and workplace safety is a plus.

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 don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. 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?


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 23rd August, 2022.

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