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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.

Innovation Engineer


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Working for Kongsberg Automotive's Light Duty Cable segment at our office in Novi, MI, the Innovation Engineer will be responsible for designing mechatronic products to be used in the control of interior systems. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to bring multiple engineering disciplines together in creating a single product.

  • Lead the design and development of products for Mechatronic systems within seating
  • Perform motor selection and electronic development
  • Plastic transmission design
  • Plastic part design and maturation
  • Print creation and correction
  • GD&T application
  • Create DVP&Rs
  • Lead DFMEA creation
  • Provide technical leadership within engineering and manufacturing
  • Verify designs are robust through CAE analysis
  • Engage with production facilities to make sure production is taken into design considerations
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Periodic domestic and international travel may be required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline; ME or EE degree preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in product development/creation within the automotive industry
  • Experience in the development of mechatronic systems/products; experience within seating is a plus
  • Experience working with 3D CAD software
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team members, manufacturing and suppliers
Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!

Within your application, please include your salary expectations and earliest availability.


Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for company sponsorship.

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:  Engineering, Cables, Interiors
Application Id:  936
Posting date::  Nov 6, 2020