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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.

Design Engineer


Shanghai, CN, 201319

Country/Region:  CN

  1. Main Competence and Task


  • designing and producing visual interpretations of components using computer-aided design packages;
  • deciding on the most appropriate materials for component production
  • Working with FE & Concept Evaluation to optimize concepts through to proven designs
  • applying mechanical, thermodynamic, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical principles to resolve engineering problems and find appropriate solutions;
  • building prototypes of components, developing test procedures and conducting tests using software packages and physical testing methods; 
  • preparing material, cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications;
  • studying the energy, environmental and safety aspects of the planned work;
  • investigating mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems;
  • liaising with suppliers, and supporting KA functions in design reviews
  • All engineering activities during the CER phase of a project to ensure compliance as directed by the system engineer / team leader.
  • The follow up of product performance vs. the defined targets during development projects
  • Creation of component drawings, and sub-assemblies from concept through to S release drawing
  • DFMEA contribution by component / sub assembly as directed by system engineer / team leader.
  • Design review input as directed by system engineer / team leader
  • Creation of concepts, working through to full tolerance analysis to prove concept through A & B phases
  • The overall performance of the component / sub assembly
  • Compliance to Design process , or as communicated via the NPI / PIP process
  • Review Customer Service Engineers input for advanced development projects and follow up advanced developments closing needs (gaps)
  • To promote standardization and use of best design practices and continuous improvement of products working within the framework of the New Product Implementation process (NPI), or other product development process as stated within the management guidelines.
  • To take part in team reviews and to use systematic problem solving (LAMDA) and prepare knowledge-driven decision making (K-Brief) for effective communication, identifying trade off curves with data as deemed applicable.
  • To provide routine and consistent assessment of competitive products and technologies to support Product Roadmaps and benchmarking activities.
  • To support the cross functional teams in STC in R&D phases/tasks
  • compliance of processes as directed through the Management system
  • To observe public law, directives, provisions and concessions with regard to health, environment and safety, and to follow agreements made with external and internal parties.
  • To make an unbiased analysis of the strong and weak points of the products as well as external threats and possibilities on the basis of his/her knowledge of the future requirements of Kongsberg Driveline and the customer and the expected future position of competitors.
  • To ensure on-time execution of programs and customer milestones delivery.
  • To carry through reengineering projects (continuous improvement and VAVE activities).


Have an academic degree or above in a technical discipline, preferable Mechanical Engineering or Mechanics.

Have material application knowledge.

Have manufacturing (tooling/machining) basic knowledge.

Knowledge on the tool of root cause analysis.

Known on IATF 16949.

Known on 5 tools.

Minimum 5 year of experience of relevant working experience, prefer in Automotive or Truck industry.

 Clutch system design or related experience

English: Ability to communicate in both oral & written.

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:  1051
Posting date::  Apr 1, 2021