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

Human Resources Generalist Tech Center


Shawinigan, CA, G9T 5K7

Country/Region:  CA

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you want to be a part of creating tomorrow’s clean automotive solutions by developing people and culture? Do you want to be a part of leading a global HR community driving change and transformation? We are looking for someone who wants to challenge and to make a difference!

For our newly set up Tech Center in Shawinigan, Canada, we are looking for an enthusiastic HR Generalist / Office Coordinator.


Human Resources Administration:

  • Active cooperation with managers and leaders and supporting them in all employee matters.
  • Development and implementation of corporate HR procedures and tools on a local basis respecting legal conditions.
  • Responsible for the entire employee lifecycle process such as general HR administration, managing the payroll process with support of an external providers, recruitment efforts for all positions within the Tech Center (advertisements, pre-selection, conducting interviews etc.), on- and offboarding
  • Establishing the right regulation and compliance setup respecting labor laws, health and safety.
  • Monthly preparation of the payroll
  • Establish employee development plans (talent management, succession plans, individual development plans).
  • Cooperation with external service providers and local authorities.
  • Manage employee data in ERP-Tool (SuccessFactors); coordinate and lead local implementation of new modules or updates including conducting training sessions
  • Representing the HR department during internal and external audits (Tax, Finance etc.)

Office Management Administration:

  • Preparation and planning of office events
  • Handling of incoming/outgoing mail
  • Ordering and administering office supplies
  • Company Car Management
  • Travel Management
  • General office administration


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Economics or related discipline
  • Broad HR Generalist experience , preferable in Automotive industry
  • Sound knowledge of national labour law and local procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Hands-on mentality and can-do attitude
  • Excited to work in an international environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in French and English

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.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


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!

Keywords:  HR generalist
Application Id:  2813
Posting date::  Mar 16, 2023