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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.

Senior Design Engineer-Mechatronic


Raufoss, NO, 2830

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

Kongsberg Automotives couplings R&D department at Raufoss is the Technical Center of Expertise within KA Raufoss Couplings products. Our drivers are focus on innovation projects and supporting development for new grounds of business. This position is part of our growth forecast and investment on new business, entering the market for Battery Thermal Management Systems for electrical vehicles. We see the need to expand our knowledge within mechatronic design and features.


  • Technical and design expert within Raufoss Couplings/BU Couplings electro-pneumatic actuation systems, also including other mediums than fluid.
  • Execute leadership in projects, secure that technical documentation (incl. drawings, specifications, 3D-models etc.) presented in projects are according to standards and “best practice”.
  • Secure that working tools and processes are used and developed to secure high quality performance from the team, including continuous improvement of “best practice”.
  • Design of integration of electric / electronic devices in mechanical components.
  • Acquire good understanding of systems, where Raufoss Couplings supply products.
  • Actively work with standardization and optimization of “best practice” in general, and be responsible for this type of work within the design area (including 3D models, drawings, documentations etc.)
  • Responsible / contributor / initiator for new solutions / concepts and contribute to continuous improvement of existing products/concepts
  • Direct contact with customers as well as technical support for marketing department, contribution towards cost calculations.
  • Monitor competitors and be a driver for benchmarking.
  • Passion for new technologies, personal development, in-house training.

Some key pro-active deliverables

  • Ability to contribute with professional input and improvements.
  • high level of independency and responsibility, also taking a step aside and viewing the broader perspective sometimes.
  • Long-term planning and strategic thinking.
  • Analytic and a good problem solver.
  • Accountable in carrying out projects and tasks in a timely matter.
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks within projects.
  • Being a supportive team player within the design team.

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent

High level of knowledge about the automotive business quality routines, especially related to product development.

Minimum 5 years technical experience from development and production tasks, including expert skills /good knowledge within a number of these fields:

  • mechatronic engineering, electric actuated valves (pneumatic or fluids), integration of electronic components in mechanical parts, materials and manufacturing processes, vehicle braking systems, pressure and temperature sensors for automotive applications.
  • Design software and supporting tools the business is using.
  • Detailed knowledge about FMEA, geometrical tolerances and functional dimensioning.

Our business language is English – so excellent communications skills in English are required, both verbally and written.
Basic knowledge of Norwegian/Scandinavian language is highly preferred.

What we offer

  • Work in a dynamically developing company with an established position on the international market.
  • Challenges and opportunities to implement your own ideas and professional development.
  • Opportunity to improve skills and expand competences.
  • Competitive salary and compensation
  • Pension scheme and private health insurance

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 and cover letter including why you think you would be a good fit for this position as well as your earliest start date.

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis so we encourage you to apply right away. The position may be filled before the application deadline date of March 15. 2021. For more information about the position please contact Design Manager Geir Kristoffersen, geir.kristoffersen@ka-group.com

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:  design engineering, mechatronics, automotive
Application Id:  1112
Posting date::  Feb 16, 2021