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 Kongsberg, with revenues of over EUR 885 million, the company’s 5,300 employees are spread over 17 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Senior Cost Engineer


Warsaw, PL, 02-273

Country/Region:  PL

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you have a strategic, analytical thinking and want to design the development of a global acting automotive company? Making decisions and taking responsibility? Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people. For our location in Warsaw, Poland we are looking for an enthusiastic Cost Engineer (f/m/d) to carry out costing for purchased products, assemblies and tools, as well as negotiate findings together with purchasing.


As a Cost Engineer, you will be key member of our team, contributing to ensure the competitiveness of our products. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Cost Analysis: Conducting comprehensive cost analyses for existing products and projects to identify optimization opportunities.
  • Cost Estimations: Generating accurate cost estimates for new product developments, considering material costs, labor hours, processes, and other relevant factors.
  • Supplier Management: Collaborating with our global suppliers to identify and negotiate cost-effective sourcing options.
  • Cost Transparency: Providing transparent cost information and reports to management and project teams.
  • Continuous Improvement: Initiating and monitoring measures for continuous cost reduction and efficiency improvement.
  • Risk Management: Identifying potential cost risks and developing strategies for risk mitigation.
  • Communication: Working closely with our global teams to effectively communicate cost information and develop solutions.
  • Lean Management: Perform Lean Workshops at our suppliers site in collaboration with the supplier and a cross functional team to optimize costs, cycletimes, quality and to ensure commercial agreements.


  • Bachelor´s or Master´s degree in engineering, business administration, or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in cost engineering, preferably in automotive industry or similar environment
  • Advanced user skills in CAD-software
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing technologies; Knowledge of Lean methodologies, Kaizen methodologies
  • Siemens TcPCM knowledge will be a plus
  • Business fluent in English
  • Strong appearance, confidence, interest in new technologies, independence, ability to learn quickly, high willingness to travel


What we offer

  • Work in a global and diverse company with endless opportunities.
  • Learning & development opportunities with KA Learning Lab
  • Opportunity to improve skills and expand own and organization’s competencies.
  • Hybrid working setup
  • Set of benefits available: MultiSport card, Medicover, social benefits

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:  Cost, Cost Analysis, Cost Engineer
Application Id:  3462
Posting date::  May 17, 2024