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.

NPI Engineer


Nuevo Laredo, MX, 88275

Country/Region:  MX

About the position

We are looking for a proactive leader and team player with experience in the automotive maquila industry to join our team in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. As a NPI Engineer you will be responsible to lead and coordinate with corporate the assigned projects through implementation of assigned activities for the project success in the production processes.


  1. Lead an interdisciplinary team so that through the phases of the KA PIP Process, you carry out the key points to ensure that all pre-production activities are achieved on time.
  2. Monitors pilot runs until production and approval of the final phase of the project.
  3. Analysis of drawings, bills of materials and other documentation to prepare estimated times, costs, materials, and labor.
  4. Decision-making in conjunction with the purchasing area in the early stages of the program to establish the base supply for production material and equipment builders, as well as to determine and make the decision if the material is affordable to produce it in some location of KA.
  5. Presentation and elaboration of the project through internal meetings from the beginning, during and end of the project, as well as its follow-up.
  6. Support the production processes during the pilot runs in all stages of NPI of the product and provide service during the start of the release to production.
  7. Manage projects to meet the established budget.

And others.


  • Engineering or equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years of Experience in Automotive NPI or Process Engineering areas.
  • Advanced English (90%).
  • Root-cause Analysis
  • Project planning, management, and implementation.
  • Solid knowledge of APQP, FMEA, and PPAP.
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 and IATF 16949.
  • Knowledge of Production processes, Supply chain and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Drawings interpretation.
  • SAP and PLM systems.
  • Fundamentals of Process Engineering and/or Design.
  • Knowledge of Products transferences.
  • Knowledge of prototype samples
  • 8Ds Analysis
  • Flow charts of processes.
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills.

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 in English.

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!

Keywords:  NPI, Projects, Engineering, Process, Manufacruring
Application Id:  1527
Posting date::  Jan 8, 2022