Application Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn for an Application Engineer specializing in automation. We are seeking an engineer with a background and/or interest in electronics/automation and a passion for technical challenges. As part of our team, you will take responsibility for designing and leading the technical aspects of our control systems projects for large vessels.

As Application Engineer you are the technical lead from signed contract to installation and start-up of our control systems. You have the responsibility to design and adapt the control system according to our customers specific needs where almost every project is unique. The work will include hardware design in CAD, but also greater system integrations and specifying software functions. In this position you will work in close collaboration with our customers as well as internal functions, such as the main project manager, software developers and service engineers.

What we can offer

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 and shape your role based on your interest and background for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions. You will work in an international work environment and in multidisciplinary team collaboration. 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, you should have a university education in electronics/automation or equivalent work experience. Experience of electrical construction in CAD tools is meritorious. Due to the nature of an international customer and supplier base, high level of English, both written and oral, is important. Communication skills in other languages is considered an advantage.

We appreciate your ability to act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results. In the work with lead and adaption of our control systems you should use a systematic approach to plan your work ahead and define clear priorities. Teamwork is key to succeed in this position, we therefore highly apricate your ability to build a useful network of contacts and relationships, co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

Welcome with your application as soon as possible but no later than 2024-04-21

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process. Interviews can start during the application period as we wish to fill this position as soon as possible.

Since we are a company working with customers in the Naval segment, questions related to citizenship will be part of the selection process.

Point of contact

Josef Bjurbäck, Manager Control Systems

+4673 365 59 73,

Hanna Söreklint, HR Specialist

+4673 588 22 21,

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries.

Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn consists of 310 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 Automation & Control division develops technology, products, and solutions applicable for maritime vessels, offshore production units, and fisheries & aquaculture. We look at the ocean space as our operating area where we deliver a wide range of products and services. Our deliveries ranges from single products to fully integrated systems and solutions. Automation & Control serve a wide range of market segments. Through our comprehensive portfolio of offerings Automation & Control has been recognized as a world leader in our core markets for the last decades.

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