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 Kongsberg, with revenues of over EUR 885 million, the company’s 5,300 employees are spread over 17 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Senior Design Engineer

Location: 

Raufoss, NO, 2830

Country/Region:  NO

About the position

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 Kongsberg, Norway, with revenues of over EUR 906 million, the company’s 5,300 employees are spread over 17 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

We are now looking for a Senior Design Engineer to our R&D department in Raufoss, Norway. You'll be part of KA's global tech center for the brand Raufoss Couplings and participate in our innovation and product development activities. 
As part of a group of highly skilled engineers from across the globe, you'll get the chance to use and develop your expertise in a company with great career opportunities. Operating in a competitive, international industry we strive for excellence in everything we do. 

Main responsibilities

  • Be technical and design expert within Raufoss Couplings products.
  • Mechanical and electro-pneumatic design.
  • Responsible for execution of projects according to valid routines, processes 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”.

Competence profile

  • Higher technical education from college or university (Bachelor/Master degree) in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years technical experience from development and production tasks.
  • Expert skills with mechanical design software and supporting tools.
  • Mechanical design experience within on or more of the following fields: Machining, injection molding, mechatronics, flow dynamics. 
  • Skills on electric actuated valves (pneumatic or fluids) is desired.
  • Skills in integration of electronic components in mechanical parts is highly desired.
  • Knowledge about pressure and temperature sensors for automotive application is highly desired.
  • Detailed knowledge about FMEA, geometrical tolerances and functional dimensioning.
  • Knowledge about materials and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge on braking system is an advantage
  • High level of knowledge about the business quality routines, especially related to product development.

Personal skills

  • Ability to contribute with professional input and improvements.
  • A high level of independency and ability to take responsibility.
  • Long-term planning and thinking.
  • Analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Punctuality and precision.
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks within responsible projects.

What we offer

  • An exciting job in a high paced and dynamic, international organization
  • Competitive salary, insurance and pension
  • Great opportunities for learning and career development
  • Nice and friendly colleagues!

Application / Contact

If this sounds like the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!
Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.
Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Global Design Manager Geir Kristoffersen, phone: +47 480 75 456

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date, August 11, 2024.


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:  R&D Design Engineer Automotive
Application Id:  3688
Posting date::  Jul 1, 2024