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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.

Project Buyer


Kongsberg, NO, 3602

Country/Region:  NO

We are looking for a Skilled Project Purchasing professional to strengthen our highly dynamic, and global Project Purchasing Team. 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 Electrification in the Automotive business. 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 is in Kongsberg, Norway

Job profile


  • 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 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

Candidate profile


  • Relevant Bachelor or Master degree
  • Experience in purchasing and/or project function is required. Automotive experience is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and strong skills in Excel is required. SAP experience is an advantage
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), preferable knowledge of other languages such as German, French and Chinese is also valued
  • 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
  • Technical knowledge in Mechanical and/or Electrical parts is a plus

Application / Contact


If this sounds interesting and likely to be the right challenge for you, we would be pleased to receive your application by November 28th, 2021.


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:  1851
Posting date::  Nov 20, 2021