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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.

Applications Engineer


Ramos Arizpe, MX, CP 25903

Country/Region:  MX

About the position

The Applications Engineer (AE) acts as a support function for both the customer and internal Kongsberg teams, ensuring that the new solutions meet design requirements and at the same time allow for ease of manufacture. The Applications Engineer helps develop products to suit customer demands in a manner that results in profitable sales growth and on time delivery. Also is responsible for the areas of design and manufacturing collaboration, performance validation and project management.


  1. Responsible for developing and establishing layout and packaging models, CAD drawings for prototypes and serial production.
  2. Interact with the customers and the KA team (AE, purchasing, manufacturing, QA and sales) to ensure solutions that are best for all.
  3. Ensure that the products meet all relevant specifications and are designed for processing and assembly under normal serial production conditions.
  4. Participate in the creation of the product DFMEA, DVP, Costings and more.
  5. Responsible for ensuring correctness of prototype builds and supporting production trials.
  6. Support in new product development and innovation activities.


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related.
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience of automotive, truck or bus industry.
  • Extensive experience of plastic forming and molding technology
  • Deep understanding of metal and plastic tube forming technology and processes.
  • Self-motivated and skilled in develop new products and applications based on customer scope.
  • Proficient in CAD software 3D/2D (ProE/ Creo is an absolute plus).
  • Must be in full understanding of how to use and apply DFMEA, DFM and FEA.
  • Confident in APQP process to launch projects and have full know how in how to apply APQP core tools.
  • Passport, Visa, and ability to travel.
  • Advanced written and verbal English (+90%).

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!

Application Id:  1061
Posting date::  Feb 6, 2021