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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.

Manufacturing Engineer


Willis, US, TX 77378

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Develop & implement World Class (WC) manufacturing processes & techniques

Design, implement, monitor and maintain manufacturing processes that support the Lean program

Work closely with Product Development & multi-disciplinary cross-functional teams (XFT) to achieve the most efficient and cost effective way of producing the highest quality product possible

Ensure full compliance with company and regulatory requirements

  • Communicate with process integrators and work independently to design and launch manufacturing processes and tooling for new products 
  • Support Design Engineering with new product launches as Design-For-Manufacturing expert 
  • Support Design and Quality Engineering with root-cause analysis of manufacturing problems
  • Lead feasibility assessments and qoute support to Sales and Program Management for new business and engineering change proprosals
  • Support Production and Quality Engineering on legacy processes and products
  • Support Maintenance Engineering and Production with machine troubleshooting 
  • Propose and manage cost-saving PLC projects in house
  • Train Supervisors and Operators on machines 
  • Create Work Instructions, tooling charts, setup checklists, or any other documenation that improves process robustness, cycle time, and change over time 
  • Use SAP to create part numbers and collect manufacturing data when neeeded
  • Own Calc 4 qouting process for multiple product lines
  • Write Statements-of -Work for tooling integrators 
  • Own production rates/capacities



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
  • 10 yrs experience in DFM role
  • 10 yrs new product launch experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 10 yrs experience working with mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric, and electronic machinery in a manufacturing environment
  • 5 yrs 3D CAD experience
  • Demonstrated launches of new product lines as ME lead
  • Demonstrated ability to create PLC programs and wiring schematics from scratch
  • Broad-scale and detailed understanding of Quality Engineering
  • Ability to create PM schedules, machine manuals, and operator work instructions
  • Experience using tools and maintaining one’s own home, car, small engines, equipment, etc. a plus
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.

Step forward into your distinguished career at Kongsberg Automotive!


Application Id:  898
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