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: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Tooling Engineer


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive’s Powertrain and Chassis (P&C) Division is part of the Kongsberg Automotive Group. We have an immediate opening for a Tooling Engineer, possessing Plastic Injection Molding experience.  Qualified candidates must have experience performing analytical validation of Injection Tool Concepts through simulation tools. You will be an important player in a team that will develop our products from concept to design release and production implementation.  Our mechatronic systems are complex in nature and include the following types of components: plastic, metal, diecast, motors, gears, solenoids, cables, wire harnesses, PCBs, LED lighting, hall effect sensor, micro switches, and Class-A components (paint, chrome, MIC, IMD, boots synthetic and natural).


  • The Tooling Engineer will design plastic injection molding tool concepts, perform tool DFM analysis, provide DFM guidance to product design engineers and collaborate with tool shops during tool design/construction/validation.
  • Accountable for the development and release of Plastic Injection Tool concepts and APQP documentation. 
  • Responsible for the performing the initial analytical simulation/validation of Injection Tool concepts through simulation tools and the final tool designs from tooling suppliers. Including Mold Flow, Warp Analysis, etc.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of P&C Americas Injection Molding Tool Design Standards.
  • Collaborate with CAD Designers and Product Engineers to optimize the design of Plastic Molded Components.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Plant Personnel (Molding Manager, Tooling Manager, Quality, etc.) on all activities related to Tooling Procurement, Validation and Set-up.
  • Work diligently to maintain program timing, budgetary objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead tooling technical meetings and design reviews with tooling suppliers.
  • Support purchasing activities related to the sourcing of injection molding tools.


Education and Technical Experience/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Software, or Mechanical Engineering is required. Three (3) Years of Mold Flow experience is required.
  • (10) years work experience, in complex product development that involves mechanics, software and electronics.
  • Experience with product development life cycle (systems, software and hardware), as per ISO 26262 process, Automotive SPICE and quality management.
  • Knowledge of functional safety implementation for automotive systems
  • Experience with analysis tools & methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, and FTA
  • Experience in writing detailed specifications, design and development of complex safety critical features.
  • Capable of reviewing test plan procedures to ensure that features are thoroughly tested.
  • Qualified candidates must demonstrate an ability to work well within a global team.

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:  1288
Posting date::  Mar 11, 2023