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

Quality Manager


Suffield, US, CT 06078

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive has an exciting opportunity for an experience Quality Manager in its Suffield, CT facility.  The ideal candidate is a passionate professional who enjoys a fast-paced environment with endless opportunity.  the Suffield plant is unique in that it has a wide and diverse product and customer base, manufacturing PTFE tube stainless steel braided hose for the automotive, industrial and commercial vehicle markets.  Health, Safety and Environmental also reports into this tole at this facilty.

 If you are a Quality Manager who looks to continuously improve upon a robust Quality Management System, have an affinity to develop a strong team of Quality Engineers and Technicians, and strives to constantly raise the bar for quality standards, 5S, and health, safety and environmental aspects, this role would be a natural fit!


Reporting to the Plant Manager, with a strong matrix reporting line to the Director of Global Quality & CI, you will drive the Quality and HSE functions in a fast-paced, 7-day a week high volume manufacturing plant.  With a goal of being "Second To None", the role offers endless opportunities to deliver best in class quality performance, cost improvement, risk mitigation and compliance with ISO and IATF standards.  This is an interactive role, forming strong partnerships with production, engineering, shipping and receiving and more.  External partners include Customers and Suppliers, as well as service vendors.  As part of the senior leadership team of the plant, the Quality Manager works closely with the Plant Manager to develop and deliver quality objectives, HSE goals and continuous improvement projects.


  • Demonstrated success in manufacturing within a global automotive and industrial context
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field 
  • 5+ years of experience as a Quality Manager within the automotive sector
  • Hands-on experience with IATF 16949, ISO 14000-1, ISO 4500-1
  • Experience with delivering a high quality QMS 
  • Efficient, proactive, hands-on team approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Risk management approach

What we offer

If this role sounds like your next opportunity, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a wide array of voluntary benefits in addition to a robust medical/dental/vision/STD/LTD and life insurance.  There is also a 401k plan with a generous employer match; paid Holidays and vacation time.

Joining the team in Suffield offers endless opportunities for a solution-oriented, results-driven leader!

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:  2233
Posting date::  Sep 23, 2022