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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.

Maintenance Engineer


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

Responsible for effectively and safely maintaining and repairing production machinery and equipment through a program of PPM and by accurately diagnosing faults and completing repairs in a timely manner to minimize production downtime.  The role involves working closely and effectively within a small team and in collaboration with Operations to deliver and effective overall service.

  • Maintain production machinery/equipment in a timely manner.
  • Fault find on a range of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Carry out effective repairs to machinery/equipment to ensure minimal downtime.
  • Accurately identify parts and equipment needed to complete a timely repair.
  • Ensure all safety protocol is carried out correctly (LOTO).
  • Help to drive PM activity that results in downtime reduction.
  • Offer solutions to improve machine availability through improved repairs.
  • Offer solutions on improvements to health and safety on and around machines.
  • Work within a team environment to share job tasks.
  • Upskill work colleagues through interaction and knowledge sharing.
  • Ad-hoc tasks as and when required


  • HNC/HND/Degree level education.
  • Full apprenticeship.



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a fast-paced factory/Manufacturing environment.
  • Have an understanding & knowledge of PLC and HMI instruments.
  • Have an understanding & knowledge in reading schematic drawings.



  • Proactive and willing to look for efficiencies and improvements
  • Possess excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Excellent fault-finding ability.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • IT literacy – MS Office etc.
  • Must be flexible for full 3-shift rota (including weekend rota).


What we offer

We operate a 3 shift rota system working Days 5:45 - 13:45 Afters 13:45 - 21:45 and Nights 21:45 - 5:45. In addition Weekend overtime is required on a 3 weekly rota basis.

A competitive salary will be offered based on relevant experience and qualifications, overtime is available in line with weekend rota and various opportunities throughout the week.

Benefits include 25 days holiday, 5% employer pension contribution and life assurance.

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!

Application Id:  644
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