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: kongsbergautomotive.com

Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Raufoss, NO, 2830

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

As Manufacturing Engineering Manager you are responsible for developing and organizing world class manufacturing processes for the BU Couplings. Lead and coach an efficient and capable department, continuously improving and enhancing processes and production. 


Provide technical leadership for world-class manufacturing strategies.

Develop career plans, training and performance plans for all direct reports.

Evaluate employee performance and provide technical leadership and direction for all direct reports.

Departmental capital budgeting and expenditures. Manager is accountable for variances and project expenses.,

Responsible for Raufoss Capex budgeting and monitoring, CER preparation and support BU Couplings Capex budgeting and monitoring in coordination with BU Operations director.

Develop and implement new products and new manufacturing processes.

Support and implement continuous improvement activities and cost saving initiatives.

Accountable for manufacturing including process modelling, design of tools, process validation, equipment selection, installation, manufacturability analysis and concurrent engineering support.

Production process standardization, manufacturing documentation and process capability/validation activities for all department manufacturing processes.

Support to develop and implement BU Couplings Production Technology Roadmap and matrix

Location, area and equipment layout planning for Raufoss and support other BU locations in coordination with BU Operations director.



Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.

Proven competences in project management and lean.

Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in automotive industry, preferably in similar position.

Language: Proficient in written and oral English and preferably a Scandinavian language.

Responsible, efficient, flexible, strong communication and team skills

What we offer

High paced global environment with endless opportunities

Possibility to influence and make a difference in all aspects of the job

Inspiring and people oriented leadership

Growth opportunities and career development

Integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork

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.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Interim Plant Manager Sveinung Strandlie, phone +47 911 18 879 og HR Business Manager Håvard Bævre, phone +47 977 48 432


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:  2694
Posting date::  Sep 15, 2022