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: www.kongsbergautomotive.com

Manufacturing Engineer


Suffield, US, CT 06078

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Are you a manufacturing or process engineer with at least  3 years of experience looking for an opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing organization where you can make a real difference?  Are you passionate about working in a production environment where you will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas and help drive continuous improvement?  Do you thrive in both a team-based system, as well as being self-motivated to achieve the organizations goals?  If this sounds like what you are looking for in your next role, Kongsberg Automotive may be the right fit.

Located in Suffield, CT, the plant is one of three Fluid Transfer Systems plants located in North America.  Our 7-day operation is a process manufacturing plant of PTFE tube and stainless steel-braided hose used in a wide variety of sectors, including automotive, industrial, commercial vehicles and emerging products.  The Manufacturing Engineers work with cross-functional teams to provide technical support to the operations team, implement sustainable engineering solutions and look for innovative ways to enhance operational excellence.


  • Working with the production teams, identify and implement opportunities to improve operational efficiency, reduce cycle times, eliminate waste, reduce scrap and increase financial results
  • Ensure that all Bills of Materials are updated and accurate in SAP
  • Provide production with written work instructions to ensure drive consistency and quality, with a focus on Standardized Work and Visual Management
  • Use lean methodology to drive innovation solutions
  • Troubleshoot production problems and assist maintenance with complex machinery issues
  • Take a lead role in driving Continuous Improvement Projects in assigned areas
  • Assist New Product Development Engineers through Design of Experiments and being part of the APQP launch teams with a focus on Flow Diagrams, DFMEA, PFMEA and Control Plans


  • BS Degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in a production setting
  • Must be able to work for any employer in the US without VIsa sponsorship
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial setting
  • ISO/ IATF environment preferred
  • Familiarity with 8D corrective process preferred
  • Computer savvy including MS Office Suite and ERP, preferably SAP and Lighthouse
  • Effective communication skills – both orally and written; must be comfortable communicating with all levels within the organization
  • Must be well versed in Continuous Improvement methods (i.e. VSM, Standard Work, Mistake Proofing, etc)
  • Excellent Time Management, Organizational and Attention to Details skills


What We Offer/Apply Today

We offer a high-paced environment with endless opportunities to learn, work on great teams, and see the results of your efforts. 

Our salary, vacation time and full slate of benefits are competitive and attractive.

To apply today, 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:  1412
Posting date::  Sep 14, 2022