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

Mechanical Structural Analysis Engineer


Kongsberg, NO, 3602

Country/Region:  NO

About the position


Do you want to be a member of our team? We are looking for skilled co-workers within Mechanical Structural Analysis and Simulation 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 mechanical and mechatronic actuator systems for gear actuation and power train applications for the future vehicle platforms. We work directly with the leading passenger and truck customers.

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 your own work 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 gives 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, sustainability, 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.



  • You will be responsible for performing simulation activities towards new product development projects and further development of existing product. This implies responsibility to evaluate the needed analysis methods and tools for efficient and high-quality results towards a broad variety of mechanical challenges.
  • Advanced simulation and analysis of mechanical designs; within fields such as non-linear structural, modal, dynamic, thermal, fatigue etc. 
  • You will in many cases be the simulation responsible in a development project, responsible for defining the simulation activities together with design and be responsible for execution of the plan and reporting to the project. 
  • Supporting idea and concept evaluations, building analysis models and knowledge, correlating simulation and test results, validate existing and new products. 
  • Aid mechanical designers in performing basic analyses. 


You will work in an efficient and agile CAE team and be part of an innovative product development environment. We have a broad portfolio of advanced simulation tools, for the engineer to use. The CAE team works with all the different product areas at the Technical Center and actively support into the projects and new development. 



Experience and knowledge:


  • Graduate engineer at MSc level, primarily in mechanical engineering. 
  • Analytic mind set and problem-solving approach, for simulation-driven product development.
  • Open-minded for optimization of methods, tools and product development efficiency.
  • Ability to work structured and independently in a project with great personal responsibility.
  • Team player with a strong drive and a positive attitude.
  • Experienced and skilled user of advanced Finite Element software(s), preferable LS-DYNA, ANSA and META. 
  • Experience from working in a product development environment.
  • Familiarity with Altair tool suite is beneficial.
  • Familiarity and experience with Nastran/ Abaqus solvers is beneficial.
  • Familiarity with Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing is beneficial.
  • Experience in using CAD tools as part of design activities, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced within field of structural mechanics/dynamics, materials (metals, plastics), advanced mathematics and physics.
  • Fluent communication skills (verbal and written) in English is required.
  • Beneficial with language skills in Norwegian, Swedish, German or French.

What we offer


We can offer a varied workday where you can work independently, but also in a creative team. We have a modern office environment and a challenging position at an ambitious and skilled team. You will have the opportunity to grow with the task and to assume greater responsibility within the organization. We give great emphasis to personal eligibility. 

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.



Working in KA




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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:  Structural Analysis
Application Id:  2918
Posting date::  Mar 14, 2023