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Automation engineer

We are looking for a collaborative and reliable Automation Engineer to join our Deck Machinery team. We are looking to broaden our portfolio of products within the renewable markets such as offshore wind. With us you will contribute to the development of new and exciting products. We develop, deliver and maintain automated handling systems for complex marine operations.


The position is in our Deck Machinery and Motion Control division which owns, develops and delivers world class handling solutions, with focus on system solutions and integration driving increased efficiency in our customers' operations. The division is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations and project delivery for all Kongsberg Maritime’s winches and handling solutions.


Key accountabilities

  • Contribute to the development of new products, systems and concepts
  • Contribute in shaping the product area in close collaboration with key industry players
  • Design and verification of control systems - hardware and software
  • Multi-discipline collaboration within the different divisions in Kongsberg
  • Execute customer deliveries
  • Contribute to our team; socially and professionally


Qualifications and experience

  • Degree within electrical- or automation engineering
  • Familiar with PLC programming, design of control systems and the use of AutoCAD is an advantage
  • Practical experience from maritime industry or experience from offshore marine operations is an advantage
  • Customer awareness and ability to translate customer needs into product development

 This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. For more information visit


You are able to

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
  • Produce fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions
  • Communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • Co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals


What we can offer you

With us, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefit packages with good development opportunities in an international environment. We have flexible work hours and holiday arrangements in addition to a good pension and insurance scheme. We offer an inspiring and safe work-environment and the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.


Work location
Brattvåg or Ålesund

Point of contact
Sindre Lillestøl – Teamleader Automation, +47 958 36 345


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.


WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication