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: kongsbergautomotive.com

Quality Systems Specialist


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position


Are you an analytical and methodical engineer with a proven background in the automotive industry and the passion to contribute to achieving best in class quality performance? And do you have the ability to develop the systems and structures that support accreditation to IATF16949, ISO:45001 and ISO:14001? If this sounds exciting then this could be the role for you!


At Kongsberg Automotive Normanton we manufacture parts for some of the most premier automotive companies in the world including Aston Martin, McLaren, and Jaguar Landrover, alongside the manufacture of the highest quality PTFE hose used in both automotive and industrial sectors.  With over 250 employees in the UK, and strong links to the global Kongsberg Automotive community, this is a great opportunity to showcase your skills and experience.


On a day to day basis, the Quality Systems Specialist is responsible for ensuring compliance to certification levels for our facility in the UK, and sister facility in Poland, by engaging with colleagues and suppliers throughout our business.



  • Implementation, maintenance and development of the IATF 16949, ISO:45001 and ISO:14001 management systems
  • Contacts with the certification body
  • Maintaining and distributing system documentation
  • Building awareness of the quality systems among employees
  • Maintaining the audit plan and coordination of post-audit actions
  • Conducting system and process audits according to the established audit plan
  • System development and taking actions to improve the system
  • Prepare regular KPI data for quality reporting and management reviews
  • Preparation of input data for the annual management review
  • Supervision over the validity of procedures, instructions and records
  • Supplier quality management including customer & supplier PPAPs



Experience & skills:

  • Degree level educated or relevant experience
  • Min. 3 years experience in automotive industry in a relevant position
  • Accreditation as Internal Auditor IATF16949 and VDA 6.3
  • Knowledge of automotive core tools, including problem solving
  • Experience of supplier management
  • Competent IT Skills in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel overseas on an infrequent basis


Personal Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Well organised and attention to detail
  • Ability to be assertive to achieve goals
  • Self-motivated & can work on own initiative

What we offer


We offer a competitive salary of c.£40,000 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, private medical, employee discount scheme, birthday time off, free onsite parking, and regular staff events.


We can also promise you a welcoming culture as part of a small, hands on team, and some truly exciting challenges to work with. You will also work as part of a global community that provides you with development opportunities both professionally and personally. At Kongsberg Automotive we want you to prosper and be happy, because when you succeed, we succeed. 

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:  2701
Posting date::  Nov 26, 2022