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

Manufacturing Engineer


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an innovative individual to join our team in the role of Manufacturing Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation to expand your  career .The purpose of this role is to support and develop the production function by executing best practice manufacturing activities. The post holder will help to increase efficiencies and introduce cost-effective solutions to improve processes and drive our business forward.


•    Will own the design function of machines & tooling, relevant documents for the complete program life cycle.
•    Support design engineering with feedback.
•    Support design and quality engineering with root cause analysis of manufacturing problems, create and introduce corrective actions.
•    Support maintenance engineering with process/product troubleshooting.
•    Propose and implement cost saving/efficiency gains.
•    Assist with prototype builds.
•    Design & procure / fabricate tooling as necessary to support production.
•    Use SAP where appropriate for BOM analysis data entry.
•    Help to generate WI’s and SOPs for best practice operation.
•    Conduct run at rates and facilitate timing studies / JIT.

Other Responsibility and/or additional information 

Health & Safety Responsibilities 
•    Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment by following:-
•    The Health & Safety at Work Act, along with all statutory health, safety and environmental regulations.
•    Kongsberg Automotive Corporate health, safety and environmental policy.
•    FTS Normanton facility-based health, safety and environmental policy and related procedures.




•    Experience in manufacturing environment (FMCG)
•    Able to read engineering drawings at a detailed level.
•    Understanding of Q9000, ISO9001:2000, ISO/TS16949:2002, ISO14001 and Q1:2002 
•    Proven experience of working within a warehouse environment
•    Bachelor’s degree in mechanical / industrial engineering or equivalent.

•    Computer Literate
•    An understanding of lean manufacturing principles
•    Critical thinking 
•    Problem solving skills
•    Attention to detail.
•    Good Interpersonal and communication skills
•    Organisational Skills


What we offer

We have a range of benefits including condensed working hours, pension, bonus & life insurance
Fast paced global environment with endless opportunities
Training and knowledge development opportunities
Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job

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:  Manufacturing Engineer
Application Id:  3045
Posting date::  May 25, 2023