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 Kongsberg, with revenues of over EUR 885 million, the company’s 5,300 employees are spread over 17 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

Logistics/Materials Coordinator


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

Looking to take your career as a Logistics/Materials Specialist to the next level? Join us at Kongsberg Automotive Normanton, where we're at the forefront of manufacturing for some of the world's leading automotive brands like Aston Martin, McLaren, and Jaguar Land Rover. At our facility, we don't just produce parts – we craft excellence. From our top-tier automotive components to our premium PTFE hoses, our commitment to quality is unmatched. With a dedicated team of over 250 professionals in the UK and strong ties to a global network of colleagues at Kongsberg Automotive, this is your chance to shine in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

As a Logistics Material Coordinator, you'll be the linchpin of our operations, ensuring a seamless flow of materials to meet production demands and overseeing the smooth transit and documentation of finished goods across Europe. Your role isn't just about day-to-day tasks; it's about shaping the future of our logistics function. You'll have the autonomy to implement innovative systems and procedures, working closely with our operations team to optimize processes and drive efficiency.

Key responsibilities include vendor scheduling, ensuring on-time, in-full delivery compliance, and proactively managing material supply risks. You'll be the point of contact for our suppliers, fostering strong relationships and driving continuous improvement in line with our business objectives.

Ready to make your mark in a global organisation? Apply now and unleash your potential with Kongsberg Automotive.


  • Ability to build strong working relationships and have great interpersonal skills
  • Previous material controller/Planner/Supply chain experience
  • Experience with SAP
  • Excellent excel skills 


  • Effectively manage scheduling and order coverage for all suppliers
  • Manage inbound delivery/collections from suppliers in line with due dates.
  • Expedite materials to due dates and manage suppliers to OTIF to mitigate risk to production.
  • Manage supplier delivery risk and escalation.
  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure that planning parameters are aligned.
  • Work with Purchasing to ensure all material min/max stock levels and MOQ’s are correct against actual demand.
  • Ensuring MRP data is accurate.
  • Maintain inventory system data and ensure that discrepancies are investigated.
  • Working cross functionally to manage new product introductions and timely introductions of new materials.
  • Reviewing invoices for accuracy and timely clearance
  • liaising with intercompany and planning teams for any discrepancies or quality issues
  • Support and suggest the effective management of inward & outward flow of inventory.
  • Ensure all aspects of the Dangerous Goods Act are fulfilled.
  • Prepare reports on inventory and costs for internal use by Company Managements

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary of £28,000 plus benefits including condensed working hours (37.5 hours, finishing at 1pm Fridays), 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays, 5% employer pension contribution, life assurance, employee discount scheme, birthday time off, free onsite parking, and regular staff events.

We also promise you a welcoming culture as part of a small, hands on team. You will also work as part of a global community that provides you with development opportunities both professionally and personally. 

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.

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:  Logistics, Planning, Materials,
Application Id:  3635
Posting date::  Jun 7, 2024