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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.

Product Engineer


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive is seeking an experienced Product Engineer to join our Interior Comfort Systems team at our Novi Technical Center. The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills and an attention to detail which they will apply as they supply product designs which exceed customer expectations.


The Product Engineer is responsible for design as follows:

  • Effectively interpret customer demands and technical regulations or specifications.  
  • Develop and design the product or part from the first idea through the design process and the validation phase until the product is implemented in production.
  • Responsible for overseeing, developing and establishing layout and packing models, CAD drawings for prototypes and serial production and continuously through the development process to perform tolerance- and CAE studies. Ensure that products meet all relevant specifications and are designed for assembly under normal serial production conditions.
  • Define product special characteristics
  • Create and release engineering BOM/part list avoiding restricted materials
  • Release product drawings in accordance to ECN’s
  • In cooperation with the test and validation department, ensures that test specifications and methods are correct and correspond to customer’s and KA expectations.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings in terms of benchmarking activities, design reviews, DFA, risk analysis, etc.
  • Leads the creation of the product DFMEA
  • Defining the part level for ordering test samples for verification & test.
  • Initiate cost-saving activities based on internal and external information.
  • Participate in product development and innovation activities.
  • Conduct product technical meetings and design reviews
  • Participate in production launch activities at the customer.
  • Obtains patent clearance verification for product.
  • Participate in cost saving activities (VAVE).


Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering; other relevant education/experience may be considered

Experience and Skills: 

  • Five (5) or more more years of experience and knowledge of design processes.
  • Automotive industry experience preferred.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong Presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel.

Application / Contact

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

Kongsberg Automotive considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law.

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:  1391
Posting date::  Sep 19, 2021