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Development Engineer

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 and upholds product management for various types of propulsion for all types of marine vessels, sales and marketing and product assembly. Our Hydrodynamic Research Centre provides world leading CFD and Testing capabilities in support for our Product centres and customers.

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers. We believe that we can achieve world class solutions through dedicated people and continuous improvement of or our technology.

WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication

The role

Our Propulsion and Engines business covers the strategic, operational and engineering activities for propulsion and engine products. 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.

We are now looking for our new Development Engineer!

You will be part of our Product Management Propeller department. The department develop and deliver market leading world class propulsion solutions from a product portfolio that consists of propellers, shaft lines and reduction gears for all types of vessels, ranging from fishing vessels to complex naval vessels. Our propellers vary in sizes from 1,5 – 10 m in diameter and we have delivered our high-performance propellers for over 80 years, starting with the well-renowned KAMEWA-propeller.

As a Development Engineer in our team you will act as a specialist when it comes to complex mechanical issues, but also regarding hydraulic and numerical inquiries.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • All stages of the product development of our complex propulsion systems, from first drawings to the final test run.
  • Working cross functionally with colleagues from other departments in our global organization, as well as collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conceptual studies
  • Investigations.

The role is positioned in Kristinehamn and some travels will be included in the job.

Our Candidate

We are looking for an experienced engineer in the mechanical field with a strong technical and engineering background. You are confident in your technical knowledge and have experience in making decisions regarding complex technical issues. Furthermore, you show responsibility and find motivation in getting results and appreciate independence in your role.

We think you have:

  • A relevant academic education
  • Some years of experience in product development of complex mechanical systems
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in customer contact, preferably on an international level
  • Good knowledge of the English language (verbally and written).

Kongsberg Maritime has a commitment in Sustainable Development Goals and for us, the oceans and marine resources are important. We therefore strive to develop products that help reduce emissions 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.

Contact Information 

We cooperate with Consensus in this recruitment. For further information, please contact André Carlback 073- 514 55 24 or Fanny Bergstedt 070–698 36 86

We look forward to receiving your application at www.consensus.nu, last date of application is May 13th.