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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.

Electronic System Design Engineer


WUXI Jiangsu, CN, 214028

Country/Region:  CN

  1.  General

Area of responsibility                                     :  Electronic System Design Engineer

Superior                                                          :  Electronic Design Manager

Location                                                         :  Mullsjö/Novi/Wuxi

  1.  Main objectives

To support during quotation and development phases of new projects by liaising with major OEM’s and 1st tier suppliers on new projects to understand their electrical interface and specification requirements.

To be an active member of the new project introduction team being responsible for the electronic system engineering.

Work with internal or sub-contract electronics partner and software engineers / companies to ensure the timely introduction of new projects that achieve customer requirements, budget and timing.

To assist the plant production quality and process engineering departments with electronics expertise and best practise.

  1.  Areas of responsibility
  • To design or facilitate the design of the product in terms of electronics hardware and software system architecture.
  • Anchor the production feasibility of the product with production and purchase organisation.
  • In alignment with Electronic Design Manager agree with project responsible regarding project scoop and requirements.
  • Secure that the design meets the agreed requirements.
  • Escalate deviations to Electronic Design Manager and project responsible.
  • Work according to agreed processes and tools, and support continuous improvement of them.
  • Report working hours spent on different projects.
  • Support Test department with expertise regarding electronics testing (EMC, ESD etc.)
  • Fulfill design based on basic knowledge of quality policy and quality manu
  1.  Personal tasks
  • Review and negotiate customer requirements.
  • Support the quotation phase including cost calculations
  • Technical interface to customer for electronics.
  • Customer and internal technical documentation and presentations.
  • Manage the design so that the electronics integrates with the complete system and that the mechatronics design is optimised.
  • PCB cost estimates and support purchase with PCB manufacturing quotes
  • Building and testing demonstration prototypes.
  • Manage and prioritise the electronics open issues.
  • Manage the internal hardware and software engineers or development partner.
  • Work with the project team to follow the New Product Introduction (NPI) processes.
  • Proactively work with the production plant to ensure design for manufacture and quality.
  • Work on the PCB and System EOL test specifications including EMC test plan.
  • Manage the validation of the complete KA system to the electrical and environmental requirements.
  1.  Main challenges
  • To create robust, cost effective and quality assured technical solutions.
  • To continuously gain knowledge within the areas of responsibilities; products, processes and tools, and too stay updated regarding best practices within appropriate technology fields.
  • To support and encourage the compliance to company quality standards and other quality requirements.
  1.  Important external contacts


  • To support the Customer Focus Teams in their dialogue with customers.

Suppliers of parts and services:

  • To have a good relation with suppliers to be able to utilise their knowledge and achieve an efficient cooperation.


  • When required contact with universities regarding research and development projects, thesis work and other collaborations.
  • When required contact with research institutes and other associations within R&D.
  1.  Competence profile (ideal)


  • University degree, master or bachelor, in Electronics engineering or equivalent.

Experience and skills:

  • Extensive experience of electronics design, specification, integration and validation gained within a Tier 1 supplier.
  • Knowledge of designing and testing for EMC.
  • Automotive APQP experience.
  • Practical electronics skills (Oscilloscope, soldering, building prototypes).
  • Knowledge of Embedded software and quality assurance processes.
  • Ability to make quick decisions based on experience and analysis as well as advice from other people.
  • Ability to get on with other people.
  • To be concise in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Ability to build and develop customer relationships.
  • Valid driving licence and passport.
  • Received training for ROHS
  1.  Authority
  • To act independently within the confines of the existing rules and guidelines of Kongsberg Automotive in order to reach the objectives of the business unit.

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:  1743
Posting date::  Nov 17, 2021