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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.

Cost Estimator Driveline (DRL) Europe


Vrable, SK, 95201

Country/Region:  SK

About the position

We are looking for a motivated Cost Estimator located in Vráble, Slovakia with a positive, can-do attitude. He/she will be responsible to create cost calculation for new projects, new opportunities (quotations) and for capital investments (Capital Expenditures Requests (CER’s)) for European Driveline Business Unit quotes in Kongsberg Automotive. The position is in the organizational structure of the Acounting Department and reports to VP Finance, Powertrain & Chassis.


1. Preparation of product costing: Drawing analysis, bill of material and other documentation to prepare times, costs, materials and labor estimations.
2. Gather proposals, specifications and related documents in a timely manner with related departments in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products. Consult closely with the quote team, plant, engineering and purchasing personnel to establish required cost data.
3. Actively contribute to the development and support of cost estimating processes, benchmarking, cost estimating tools, and continuous improvements.
4. Providing cost support and training for employees in other departments.

  • Minimum of 2-year experience in an automotive manufacturing and/or engineering related environment
  • Practical experience in the product costing environment
  • Knowledge of Slovak/Czech language - min. B2 level

Required skills:

  • Cost Estimation calculation; commercial awareness
  • Finance and Engineering Information Analysis
  • Understanding of Financial Reports and Accounting practices
  • Proficient computer literate with advanced MSOffice and particular Excel (Pivot, lookups etc)
  • Knowledge ERP Systems, SAP preferred, and associated software
  • Strong communication and language skills; fluent in English
  • Autonomous working style and used to work with global teams
  • Problem-solving approach and solution-oriented mindset
What we offer

Kongsberg Automotive in Vráble, Slovakia offers a variety of perks and benefits within its social policy, such as:

  • monthly contribution to the voluntary pension system (“3. pilier”)
  • contribution for massage
  • contribution for dioptric glasses
  • bonus for blood donors
  • family day/health day
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. 

The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and we will contact the candidates who meet the requirements for the position.

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:  Cost calculation, Finance, Engineering
Application Id:  656
Posting date::  Nov 19, 2020