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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 Purchasing Manager


Mölndal, SE, 43135

Country/Region:  SE

Kongsberg Automotive

Kongsberg Automotive is part of the Kongsberg Automotive group. This offers you as employee great opportunities to grow and develop on a global scale. The product development within Kongsberg Automotive is subject to global competition, with high demands on our performance. Our objective is to be in the global frontline of our product ranges where electronics is having an increasing impact on our designs. Working towards global customers and suppliers means a great portion of international contacts. You are a part of a functional team that works with the full range from concept studies to product design and refinement of existing products.

Are the following statements a match?

  • You are passionate to lead people and projects collaborating with various stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
  • You are interested in working in a growing and fast paced environment, shaping the future.
  • You are curious, proactive, and liking to go the extra mile.


If yes, then you may be our new:


Project Purchasing Manager

What’s the position?

You’ll lead a small, international team in Gothenburg or Raufoss and take responsibility for managing the sourcing of new projects, for implementing technical as well as supplier changes.

The position is responsible to define the project purchasing strategy and to align this with the Couplings Business Unit management and the purchasing organization.

Your targets will be to ensure sourcing of all required components on time and at expected cost level, ensuring the fill of the cost improvement pipeline for the Business Unit and implement together with the team various cost improvement measures on time. You will report to Thomas, our great Global Project Purchasing Vice President. He is a great support whom you can discuss and share experiences in the day-to-day activities with.

Who are you?

You should be a driver of your role. We’re looking for someone who’s getting things started, finding support, and making sure things are moving to a successful finish.

You should be strong in your position and your direction but open for other positions and compromise.

You should be able to take responsibility and act honest and open with colleagues as well as with external partners.



If this is the right challenge for you? If yes, then apply now!

Qualifications and experience?

  • Educated to MSc degree level and/ or MBA
  • +5 years of experience in purchasing functions
  • Leadership skills, personal drive, and confidence to lead and work with cross functional international teams
  • Proactive personality and used to support the team, ensure continuous learning, and strengthens the team’s vision
  • Uncompromising personal integrity
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong intellectual curiosity that foster the ability to lead and work with cross functional international teams
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Able to travel as needed both internationally and domestically (up to 20%)

What do we offer?

High paced global environment with endless opportunities

Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job

Inspiring and people-oriented leadership

Growth opportunities and career development

Integrity, accountability, creativity, and teamwork


Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Simona Bojor 

+46 76 769 45 70 


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:  1791
Posting date::  Nov 5, 2021