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Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Maintenance Technician


Grand River,, US, OH 44045

Country/Region:  US

About the position

The Maintenance Technician position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and or facility equipment and machinery according to safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes.  The position will be provided direction and tasks.  This position will be involved in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting for all areas of the business.


  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and facility equipment
  • Perform emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment 
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facility
  • Perform mechanic related skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, line drawings, and work orders to perform required maintenance and services. 
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions 
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Using lathes, mills, and bending equipment for the making of tooling and fixtures.
  • Perform a variety of welding techniques with the use of mig, tig, plasma cutter, and acetylene. This includes the functions of metal working, grinding, and buffing 
  • Preferred ability to read programmable logic control (PLC) (example Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi, Koyo, and DirectLogic)
  • Work and trouble shoot electrical installations
  • Install and maintain wiring and lighting systems 
  • Inspect electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers
  • Follow state and local building regulations 
  • Comply with all Safety Regulations
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • Technical or associated Degree in applicable field preferred.
  • 2 plus years manufacturing maintenance
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, industrial, and electrical skills.
  • Basic computer operation skills, familiarity with internet-based program navigation and ability to generate and interpret computer data. 
  • Ability to lift objects up to 70 lbs 
  • Ability to climb ladders, work on elevated platforms, work on areas up to 35 feet in the air and tolerate working in temperature (hot or cold).  
  • Ability to operate a forklift, lifting equipment, multiple power tools, and work with pressurized fluids and gases.
  • Willingness to learn mils, lathes, benders, metal cutting equipment, grinders, and various welding equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail and execution
  • Interpersonal skills that support teamwork and work force continuity. 
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand drawing schematics to develop procedures, validate work activity, and ensure that risks are identified and mitigated
  • Walking/carrying (80% of the day), lifting / moving (20% of the day)
  • Ability to work “On Call” while off duty and weekends (as scheduled)
  • Overtime as required

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!

Application Id:  1183
Posting date::  Feb 19, 2021