Design Engineer - Pod propulsion

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

PODS are high-end, fully electric propulsion systems and is a vital part of our portfolio of environmentally friendly maritime propulsion solutions, providing high efficiency and low noise with outstanding manoeuvrability.

We are looking for an engineer, who with dedication and curiosity, can contribute to new and forward-looking designs for our Pod products, as well as delivering to our commitments in customer projects. You will be part of a skilled and positive team working with development projects and customization of solutions for new sales projects. The team is handling everything from product development and project specific customization, to detailed manufacturing drawings and customer relations.

In your role you will work with ensuring that the product meets the design requirements and high standards for greener maritime transportation. Your main contribution will be in mechanical engineering and 3D CAD in NX and Teamcenter. You will have the possibility to be included in all stages of the product development, 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 interesting 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, you have a university education at least bachelor level, or equivalent work experience, within the field of mechanical engineering and 3D CAD. Preferably with some years of experience. Experience or understanding within naval engineering, marine propulsion, hydraulics and/or quality control is considered an advantage but not a requirement. Competence in review and approval of design and drawings is a great plus.

Due to the nature of an international customer and supplier base, a good level of English, both written and speaking, is valuable. Communication skills in other languages is considered an advantage.

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

Work location

Kristinehamn, Sweden (preferred)

Alternative locations considered may be Rauma, Finland & Ulsteinvik, Norway

Last day to apply 2024-04-29

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process.

Kongsberg works with customers from both the commercial and naval market segments.

As our Design Engineers work with classified materials, security clearance and export control are both required for this position and questions related to citizenship will be part of the selection process.

Point of contact

Per Nahnfeldt, Product manager - Pod propulsion

+46 (0)70 628 40 72,

Georgina Fielding, HR Specialist

+46(0)76 894 55 92,

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, Kristinehamn consists of 310 engaged people working with sales, research, development, design, service, training and assembly of market leading marine solutions. Our Hydrodynamic Research Centre is one of the world’s leading marine hydrodynamic research facilities, specialized in development, design and testing of marine propulsion systems.

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.

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.Bottom of Form


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