Kongsberg Maritime söker en Design Engineer

At Kongsberg, we believe that we can achieve world class solutions through dedicated people and continuous improvement of or our technology. We have a commitment in Sustainable Development Goals and for us, the oceans and marine resources are important. We therefore strive to develop products with reduced emission and damage to life below water. We believe in a workplace characterized by diversity and together we can create a work environment that brings the best out of everyone. We are very positive that you want to contribute to our development, and that you want to develop within Kongsberg.

Are you an engineer looking for an exciting position in the marine business where you can use your interest in design to develop a complex propulsion system? We can offer you the opportunity as Design Engineer in the Pod team at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn, Sweden.

PODS are high-end, fully electric azimuthing thrusters with the motor fitted inside a rotatable propulsor, directly driving the propeller. This is part of our portfolio of environmentally friendly maritime propulsion solutions, providing high efficiency, low noise and low oil content.

We are looking for an engineer, who with determination and commitment can contribute to new and forward-thinking designs for our Pod products. You will be part of a competent and positive team working with development projects and customization of solutions for new sales projects. The team is handling everything from development and interface adaptions, to detailed manufacturing drawings and customer relations. In your role will help ensure that the product meets the design requirements and high standards for greener maritime transportation. You will be included in all stages of the product development of our complex propulsion systems, from first drawings to the final test run.

What we can offer

We offer an inspiring and safe work environment and the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future. A position with a wide range of challenging work tasks, opportunities to make a real difference and develop on a technical and personal level. You will have the opportunity to work with a unique product at a world leading supplier of maritime solutions. You will work in an international environment and in multidisciplinary team collaboration where some travelling can be part of your work. We can offer flexible working hours and the option to work partly remote based on your work tasks.

Qualifications and experience

To succeed in this position, we think you have a university education, or equivalent work experience, within engineering, preferably in the field of mechanical detailed design and engineering. Experience or understanding within naval engineering, marine propulsion, hydraulics and/or quality control is considered an advantage. Due to the nature of an international customer and supplier base, high level of English, both written and speaking, is important. Communication skills in other languages is considered an advantage.

We appreciate your ability to act on own initiative and make things happen in methodical and systematic approach. You will be an important resource in the team that contributes to produce new and forward-looking ideas and solutions for a greater future, therefore we highly appreciate your innovative mindset. Since teamwork is key to succeed, you should be able to co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

Last day to apply 2023-01-08

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process. During the Christmas holiday we will have limited access to answer your questions. Please contact recruiting manager Per Nahnfeldt and he will reply to you as soon as possible.

Point of contact

Per Nahnfeldt, Product manager – Pod propulsion

+46 70 628 40 72, per.nahnfeldt@km.kongsberg.com

Julia Palmqvist, HR Specialist

+46 72 392 23 14, julia.palmqvist@km.kongsberg.com

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace.

Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn consists of 280 engaged people working with sales, research, development, design, service and assembly of market leading solutions for different types of vessels. Our Hydrodynamic Research Centre provides world leading CFD and Testing capabilities in support for our Product centres and customers.

Our Propulsion and Engines business covers the strategic, operational, engineering activities for propulsion products, engines and waterjets. Today our product range is one of the broadest in the world and our accountability as a team include all aspects of the product range including market requirements, product strategies & development, product costs and profitability throughout the life cycle.