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 830 million, the company’s 5,700 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: kongsbergautomotive.com

Project Buyer


Epila, ES, 50290 Mölndal, SE, 43135

Country/Region:  ES

About the position

We are looking for a Skilled Project Purchasing professional to strengthen our highly dynamic, and global Project Purchasing Team. You will be part of the purchasing department and Kongsberg Automotive’s (KA) Flow Control Systems business unit. Your contribution will have significant impact to Kongsberg Automotive’ s future growth and the success of our Product development and Product launches. As a Project buyer you will be part of developing new products with new technologies to meet the new demand of Automotive business and sustainable solutions. We count on your technical interest combined with your commercial mindset to support the development of these new products. At Kongsberg we are a true global team, and you will work together with colleagues around the globe. The position requires a lot of interaction with the different roles in the organisation as well as externally.

The position can be based either in Gothenburg, Sweden or Epila, Spain.


Purchasing team member in the Business Unit/Segment’s NPI (New Product Introduction) projects

Be the main purchasing interface towards suppliers during the project, lead technical reviews with suppliers, make sure project deliverables from supplier side are met on time and budget

Support sales and engineering with project cost/pricing objectives in close cooperation with the Category Buyer and up-to-date process expertise

Communicate with Category team about specific supplier needs and support investigation of new supplier base when required

Initiate and coordinate supplier VAVE (value engineering) activities, including organization of supplier days and workshop

Carry out out project management, planning activities and maintain reporting

Undertake negotiations with suppliers in coordination with Category Buyers and contribute to the quotation to customers



Relevant Bachelor or Master’s degree

Experience in purchasing and/or project function is required. Automotive experience is a plus

Good working knowledge of MS Office and skills in Excel is required. SAP experience is an advantage

Fluent in English (oral and written)

Well-organised and structured both when working independently and when working in a team

Good communication skills and ability to easily connect with other people

Accountable and with a desire to continuously improve day-to-day operations

Solution and result driven with the capacity to prioritise and find right solutions to meet targets


What we offer

The role is based either in Gothenburg, Sweden or Epila, Spain.

If this sounds interesting and likely to be the right challenge for you, we would be pleased to receive your application lates June 14th, 2022. The applications will be handled on an on-going basis and the position may be filled before application deadline date.

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:  project buyer
Application Id:  3173
Posting date::  May 26, 2023