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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.

Maintenance Mechanic-2nd Shift


Suffield, US, CT 06078

Country/Region:  US

About the position

The Maintenance Technician I position is responsible for performing general repair and maintenance on production and facility equipment, property structures, and grounds.

This is a 2nd Shift position, working Monday-Friday 2 pm to 10 pm.  In addition to a 10% shift differential.  Some training may need to take place on first shift.

We offer a competitve hourly wage, paid time off including 11 Holidays and vacation pay, an extensive benefit package and 401K with an employer match.


  • Perform corrective maintenance on production equipment through means of troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems. 
  • Familiarity with building trades, with strong skills in electrical diagnostics and associated tools.
  • Perform regularly scheduled inspections and preventive maintenance items, as required
  • Must be able to work independently with limited guidance. 
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints for electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Perform general housekeeping tasks and ensure cleanliness of work areas and tools.
  • Comply with all safety regulations
  • Familiar with OSHA 1910 / 1926 Standards
  • Exposed to PLCs, relays or factory automation


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Two plus years in a maintenance production field.
  • Ability to lift objects up to 75lbs
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to climb ladders, work on elevated platforms, work on areas up to 35 feet in the air, and tolerate working in temperature extremes (hot or cold). 
  • Ability to operate a forklift, lifting equipment, multiple power tools, and work with pressurized fluids and gases.
  • Walking/carrying (80% of the day), lifting / moving (20% of the day)
  • 20/20 eyesight (corrected/uncorrected)

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!

Application Id:  1363
Posting date::  Apr 29, 2021