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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, Global Support


Raufoss, NO, 2830

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

The Research & Development department at Raufoss is the Technical Center of Expertise within BU Couplings. The automotive business is in a tremendous innovation and development momentum. KA is a driver in this technology evolution of automotive industries and our innovation portfolio is growing. With a solid base of engineering excellence both in Norway and globally we will improve and extend existing product portfolio.

Our designers are in several locations, Norway, USA, France, India and this role as Global Senior Designer will support, coordinate and secure the totality in design projects.


  • Technical and design expert within Raufoss Couplings.
  • Daily coordination of design support and design activities for designers located in regions outside EU.
  • Responsible for drawing and model checking for global projects. Securing the quality of their work.
  • Responsible for execution of projects according to valid routines, process and standards.
  • 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”.


Main Challenges
This position shall be an expert in dedicated subjects:

  • Product and design specialist within Raufoss Couplings.
  • Ability to contribute with professional input and improvements.
  • It is expected a high level of independency and ability to take responsibility, also taking a broader perspective sometimes.
  • Long-term planning and thinking.
  • Be analytic and a good problem solver.
  • Carrying out projects and tasks in a timely matter.
  • Priority of work tasks within responsible projects.


  • Bachelor/Masters degree in Science, Technology, Engineering
  • Technical education/competances from other institutions, college or university

Experience and knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years technical experience from development and production tasks.
  • Skills and interests may compensate for years of expereince
  • Expert skills within design of machined and / or injection molded parts.
  • Expert skills with design software and supporting tools the business is using.
  • Detailed knowledge about FMEA, geometrical tolerances and functional dimensioning.
  • Knowledge about materials and manufacturing processes.
  • High level of knowledge about the business quality routines, especially related to product development.

Language skills:

  • English – fluent verbal and written
  • Norwegian/Scandinavian skills are an advantage, willingness to learn the language

What we offer

  • Working 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 in the web portal, at the latest by 1. December 2021. Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.
For more information about the role and what we are looking for, contact Design Manager Geir Kristoffersen +47 480 75 456.

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:  1764
Posting date::  Nov 24, 2021