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 Manager


Hvittingfoss, NO, 3647

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive, department Hvittingfoss, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic person who is 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.The main objectives are:

•    Meet financial targets (Operating Income, Cash, Internal Rate of Return)
•    Ensure customer satisfaction (timing, quality, costs, product performance)
•    Plan and execute all activities which contribute to program success
•    Anticipate and drive proper Risk Management



•    Define the Scope, Quality, Schedule, Cost goals of the project.
•    Build project plans and project schedule; assign tasks to team members.
•    Provide up to date technical project KPI including requirements implementation progress, tests achievement, defects summary.
•    Act as main technical entry point for all technical questions coming from stakeholders including customers, subcontractors.
•    Establish and maintain project engineering risks management activity
•    Ensure the consistency, understanding and alignment of the team members and the other stakeholders
•    Prepare and execute the milestone Reviews and the Stage Gates.
•    Collect lessons-learned

Competence Profile

•    MsD/BsD degree in engineering or in business administration
•    Project Management Certificate (PMI) is desired

 Experience :
•    Experience in Engineering or Manufacturing in Automotive sector is an advantage
•    Product and/or process engineering experience
•    Experience in budget control and profit enhancement
•    5 years Seniority as Program / Project Manager

 Technical skills:
•    Knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, design of experiment, problem solving skills)
•    Finance skills
•    Ability to develop strong customer relationships at senior level
•    High level proficiency in English
•    Basic knowledge of Norwegian or a Scandinavian language

Behavioural skills:
•    Negotiation skills & customer orientation
•    Communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to anticipate risks
•    Accountability and transparency
•    Ability to make quick and tough decision
•    International mindset


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

For any questions, please contact Plant Manger Aristoteles SIlva, phone +47 469 22 894  email aristoteles.silva@ka-group.com


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline 30/6-23.

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, management
Application Id:  2806
Posting date::  May 13, 2023