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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.

Operation Manager


Yangsan KyungNam, KR, 626-220

Country/Region:  KR


  • Position                                                              : Operation Manager
  • Area of responsibility                                     : Kongsberg Automotive Ltd
  • Superior                                                               : General Manager
  • Locations                                                           : Yangsan, Korea



  • Ensure to prepare and present the operating budget; manage the actual manufacturing costs based on "ideal" costs; maintain product margin, and monitor serial productivity (labor level, material consumption, etc.).
  • Manage the manufacture team (Production and Logistic teams) to assure appropriate staffing, maintain working environment according to Group Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards , detect and advise training needs, share information (transparency), participate in career management initiatives, etc.
  • Manage to meet established customer specifications concerning delivery, quality, quantity and costs; implement preventative and corrective measures in the production process to assure that customer demands are properly met; coordinate with client's quality team to meet all customer standards.
  • Monitoring production plans, as well as Group standard processes; assure feasibility of production plans.
  • Implement action plans in order to improve functionality/productivity and to obtain program and Group objectives; make necessary corrective adjustments.
  • Maintain dashboard indicators/status reports to monitor productivity, supply-chain(internal subcontract) targets, other required performance, etc.
  • Training the standardise work and maintenance to shop floor operator.
  • Support sales and business development activities.
  • Head count up-date and release.
  • Monitor the capacity analysis.
  • Monitor the 5S activity.


  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree
  • Min. 15 years of working experience in related field  including min. 5 years of people management or supervisory.
  • In-depth knowledge & understanding of industry and production/ quality/ logistics/ maintenance Ability to design processes and layouts
  • Experience of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Kaizen/A3 (continuous improvement and problem solving) process improvement and Poka Yoke (error proofing) techniques
  • Significant work experience in a high volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive part.

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!

Application Id:  1703
Posting date::  Sep 15, 2021