Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 906 million, the company’s 5,500 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer


Epila, ES, 50290

Country/Region:  ES

About the position

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturer Engineer to join an established team at Kongsberg Automotive. This position involves close collaboration with colleagues, customers and suppliers across Europe so if you are self motivated, with a background in Automotive Engineering and enjoy supporting and working closely with people across the globe, this may be the position for you.


The right candidate will help with planning, commissioning and improvement of new and existing manufacturing methods and industrial processes. The main task is to improve the manufacturing process to achieve optimal efficiency, minimize delivery time and achieve zero defects by ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements. Other key responsibilities include:

•    Plan and prepare manufacturing methods and principles with the aim of ensuring profitability and compliance with the quality requirements  of  a group of production lines or cells. 
•    Support a specific group of production lines or cells when problems occur and carry out corresponding troubleshooting in accordance with specific processes and requirements to optimize/streamline the manufacturing process and/or to meet customer needs.
•    Perform project management (as part of pre-production) and pre-production activities when there is introduction of new products (KBD), improvement of process products (PIP) or similar changes that may exist
•    Preparation and maintenance of products and documentation processes.
•    Learning and introducing continuous improvement techniques
•    Manage activities to streamline and optimize manufacturing processes based on relevant analytics.
•    Design of new manufacturing facilities, equipment and  tooling (machining and assembly), including upgrading existing ones.
•    Perform analysis of production and investment costs for new machines, processes and equipment.
•    Give support in the preparation of quotes to the commercial department. 
•    Perform and update operational drawings as part of manufacturing process documentation
•    Perform and update instructions and routines for a product or manufacturing process as part of product documentation
•    Commissioning of new production lines or cells
•    Prepare technical documentation and drawings for the purchase of parts for machinery and equipment and tools.
•    Perform product calculations (pre-production part) 
•    Development and/or review of the feasibility of the process (PFMEA)


If you have strong organisation and time management skills and feel that you have a systematic and positive approach to dealing with issues this may be the right position for you.

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • BSc Degree in Industrial engineering
  • High level of English
  • From 3 to 5 years of previous experience in the automotive sector in manufacturing, design and / or product development in fluid transmission piping systems. 
  • Desirable to have experience in plastic extrusion, thermoforming, blowmolding and assembly processes, and in metal bending, cold forming, welding and assembly processes.
  • Power Office user (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Advanced user in SAP (manufacturing module)
  • Experience using PLM
  • Advanced user of SOLIDWORK and INVENTOR
  • Dynamic person, with teamwork capacity, proactivity and initiative

What we offer

Fast paced global environment with endless opportunities.
Training and knowledge development opportunities.
Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job.

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Advanced Manufacturing Engineer engineering automo
Application Id:  3220
Posting date::  Sep 14, 2023