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 885 million, the company’s 5,300 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

HSE Engineer


Suffield, US, CT 06078

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Are you passionate about Zero Accidents within a Manufacturing environment? Do you believe that the Health, Safety and Well-Being of a Company's employees is paramount to the success of the organization? Does being a Zero Waste producer and a friend to the Environment describe your ideal Company? Do you have experience with EPA and State of Connecticut DEEP rules and regulations, particularly around VOC's, Hazardous Waste, StormWater Pollution Prevention and other environmental impacts?  

If you answered Yes! to the above, Kongsberg Automotive in Suffield, CT has a great opportunity for you. Our fast-paced, 7 day manufacturing operation is seeking a dynamic HSE expert to take us to the next level. As the HSE Engineer, you will be responsible for the coordination of all OSHA management programs, the development of new and approved HSE training programs, ensuring compliance to all agency regulations, implementing ISO 45000-1, leading a cross-functional HSE Committee and the creation of an enhanced first-responder program. 


The HSE Engineer will report to the Quality Manager and will take a prominent role in driving the Corporate Vision and HSE programs throughout the organization.  The ideal candidate will be as comfortable on the shop floor, communicating with and training machine operators, shipping & receiving personnel and other production employees, as they are creating reports and PowerPoints to present to senior management.  Ensuring the facility complies with Kongsberg Automotive's HSE Minimum Requirements and KPI's, as well as IATF 16949 requirements is an integral part of this role.  


The incumbent HSE Engineer will demonstrate:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences, Industrial/Environmental, Safety/Engineering or related field.  Associate's degree plus 3 years experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment will be considered.
  • Experience with OSHA, EPA, CT DEEP, ISO 14000-1/45000-1 required; IATF 16949 preferred
  • Strong MS Office Skills
  • Excellent training and presentation skills

What we offer

We offer an exciting opportunity to take an existing HSE program and elevate it to the next level-all while being part of a great team of passionate professionals.  Our compensation package includes an attractive base salary, generous paid Holiday and vacation time, full benefits package including several enhanced Voluntary offerings, a 401K with Company match and more. 

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:  Health and Safety
Application Id:  3490
Posting date::  Apr 18, 2024