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.

System Engineer - Controls, Cybernetic/Robotic


Kongsberg, NO, 3602

Country/Region:  NO

Do you want to be a member of our team? We are looking for skilled co-workers within cybernetics/ control engineering to our Technology Center in Kongsberg working within our “Powertrain and Chassis” product area.

Kongsberg Automotive develops and manufactures advanced components for commercial vehicles and passenger cars, with the Technical Center in Kongsberg developing advanced mechatronic actuator systems for gear actuation and power train applications for the future vehicle platforms. We work with the leading passenger and truck customers.


You will be part of a Systems Engineering team and working actively on development projects together with other engineering disciplines and in close collaboration with other company functions and the customer. 


We are seeking you that is genuinely interested in product development. We can offer an open and innovative environment where you will be involved and have influence on the design and the final product from the initial sketch and all the way through to serial production.


Strong focus on innovative solutions for tomorrow’s vehicles combined with a highly competitive market yields to great and interesting challenges for all our engineers to consider all aspects of design, from cutting edge solutions to considerations in terms of manufacturing, durability and cost.


We offer a strong corporate culture with focus on innovation and teamwork.


KA’s Technical center in Kongsberg has also a state-of-the-art test laboratory, which is key in conceptualization, prototyping, design experiments and validation testing

Significant challenges


  • Willingness to take responsibility, even beyond their defined area of responsibility.
  • Willingness to acquire knowledge about customers and markets.
  • Be analytical and have good problem solving logic.
  • Adapt his/her behavior to International communication requirements

Main Position Objectives


  • Read, understand and analyze the customer requirements
  • Develop system and sub system specification according to customer requirement
  • Develop simulation model in Matlab/Simulink to support requirements understanding and make possible virtual product validation
  • Develop control algorithm in Matlab/Simulink to be use in the product application software
  • Analyse product failure data acquisition in development phase to support root cause analysis, and update simulation model accordingly
  • Document all engineering activities in accordance to internal KBD processes

Your Qualifications & skills



  • Master in Cybernetics or equivalent, with specialised field related to control theory, system modeling/simulation or mechatronics 

      Practical experience and skill:

  • Knowledge and practical experiences of simulation tool, including Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of SW programming, in C or C++.
  • Knowledge of dynamic components used in mechatronic system (valve, motor, sensors, gear train, guide and bearing)
  • Knowledge of quality assurance routines, especially related to product development.

      Special requirements:

      Language: master written and spoken English (main documentation language)
      Fluent in at least one of the following additional language:

  • Norwegian
  • German
  • Swedish
  • French

       Additional practical experience in the full product lifecycle, including new product introduction, production end of line testing
      and/or OEM/dealer diagnostic and support is a plus.

Application / Contact


If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!

For more information about the role and what we are looking for, please contact Manager System Engineering; Pierre Gaudet at +47 908 45 028 

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.



Working in KA:



Our Technology Center in Kongsberg:


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:  1905
Posting date::  Jan 21, 2022