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.

Production Operative


Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN

Country/Region:  GB

About the position

Our Operatives play a key role in our business, working as part of a team to deliver outstanding results and contribute to the overall success of our business.  On a day-to-day basis you will work on our production lines producing industrial and automotive parts for our customers.  You will be responsible for operating production manufacturing machinery, ensuring that all product meets and exceeds our strict quality criteria.


Working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, you will receive full training to help you achieve your daily targets and maintain our excellent Health and Safety standards.  You will have the opportunity to learn new skills and be part of a team that delivers excellent results.  Internal progression opportunities are also available.


Successful applicants must be highly motivated, with good communication skills, attention to detail, and work well as part of a diverse team.  Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is an advantage but is not essential; however applicants must have a reasonable level of physically fitness in order to fulfil some elements of the role.

What we offer

You will work 37.5 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern; Days (5.45 to 13.45) / Nights (21.45 to 5.45) / Afters (13.45 to 21.45) with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break each day.  Some flexibility in shift working may be required to meet the changing demands of our customer.

In return, you will receive competitive rates of pay (starting at £10.65 p/h and rising to £11.98 p/h) as well as an excellent benefits package including; 25 holidays, 8 bank holidays, 2 x 10 minute paid breaks per shift, free parking, matched pension contributions at 5%, employee discount scheme, 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:  1919
Posting date::  Jan 19, 2022