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: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Process Engineer


Hvittingfoss, NO, 3647

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive, department Hvittingfoss, is seeking talented and enthusiastic people who are interested in being involved in producing components for the vehicles of the future. We offer a strong corporate culture with focus on innovation, teamwork and effective manufacturing processes.

We are  looking for a Process Engineer to plan, start-up and improve manufacturing methods and principles for the standards decided by customer or management team. The main task is to implement and standardize processes and improve efficiency, minimum lead time and zero defects, as well as to assure continues improvement of the components cleanliness standards, procedures, work instructions of the production processes and other related processes and define the risks related to the reduction of cleanliness of KA products / processes and eliminate them using Problem Solving methods.


  • Plan and prepare for implementation of new standards to ensure production and quality requirements fulfillment due to specifications made from the customer.
  • Support a specific group of production lines/ cells when problems occur and perform corresponding relevant problem solving in accordance with the NC handling process and local specific requirements to optimize/ rationalize the manufacturing process and/ or to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Make sure 5S and Lean principles are implemented and sustained.
  • Instructions and other documents need to be updated and implemented in the production area.


  • Perform/ manage activities to rationalize and optimize implementation processes based upon relevant analysis.
  • Perform investment analysis who will support the optimalisation of new standard implementation.
  • Make/ update instructions and routines for a product or a manufacturing process as a part of the product binder.
  • Support non-conformance handling of supplier and customer complaints.
  • Implementation of new standards and make the employees involved to use the new methods.
  • Improve the manufacturing methods/ principles to improve cleanliness, efficiency, quality, and meeting customer requirements.
  • Ensure commitment to the KA´s HS, E and Q- policy, thereby the zero-defect philosophy.
  • Perform improvement activities in line with KA Lean Principles and Forecast action plans.


  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 years as laboratory/ process /quality engineer in similar industry
  • Ability to systematic problem solving
  • Ability to work individually and in team
  • Norwegian: speaking and writing mandatory
  • English: speaking and writing mandatory

What we offer

  • Work in a dynamically developing company with an established position on the international market.
  • Challenges and opportunities to implement your own ideas and professional development.
  • Good insurance and pension schemes
  • Competitive salary and compensation

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.

For any questions, please contact HR Generalist Gro G. Grini at phone +47 932 84 866 or email gro.gjellerud@ka-group.com

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline 31/10-22.

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:  2471
Posting date::  Sep 10, 2022