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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.

Electronics Engineer


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive is seeking an experienced Electrical / Electronics Engineer within our Novi Technical Center. This role is responsible for working with the Customer Focus Team on RFQ and development phases of new projects by liaising with major OEM’s (Ford, GM, FCA) and 1st tier suppliers (Adient, Magna) on new projects to understand their electrical interface and specification requirements.


The Electronics Engineer is responsible for the following:

  • Leading electronics hardware and software to ensure the timely introduction of new projects that achieve customer requirements, budget and timing.
  • Assist the plant production quality and process engineering departments with electronics expertise and best practice.
  • Review and negotiate customer requirements.
  • Work with CFT (Customer Focus Team) on CER phase and with cost calculations.
  • Technical interface to customer for electronics, create and present technical presentations.
  • Electronics documentation, including system requirements specifications, design review and EMC validation plans.
  • Designs that integrate electronics with the complete system and optimize mechatronic designs.
  • Work with purchasing on PCB manufacturing quotes
  • Building and testing demonstration seats.
  • Manage and prioritize electronics’ open issues.
  • Manage internal hardware and software engineers or development partner.
  • Work with the project team to follow New Product Introduction processes.
  • Proactively work with the production plant to ensure design for manufacture and quality.
  • Work on the PCB and System EOL test specifications.
  • Manage the validation of the complete KA system to the electrical and environmental requirements.
  • Realize cost saving opportunities.



  • Bachelors’ degree in an Engineering discipline; other technical degrees may be considered if supported by strong relevant experience in the field.


Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of designing and testing for EMC.
  • Automotive APQP experience.
  • Practical electronics skills (Oscilloscope, soldering, building prototypes).
  • Knowledge of Embedded software and quality assurance processes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a team interfacing with electronics HW and SW engineers, mechanical engineers, program managers, sales and production personnel.


Problem Solving:

  • Ability to make quick decisions based on experience and analysis as well as advice from other people.

Application / Contact

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

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:  1343
Posting date::  Apr 26, 2021