Engineering Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Engineering Manager, Subsea & Special Purpose within Propulsion & Handling. In this role, you will be heading the Engineering Department responsible for the subsea product portfolio. You will be responsible for delivering engineering documentation in customer projects for handling equipment from sales to delivery. This role embraces the span and complexity of engaging in detailed technical discussions for exiting customer projects as well as applying your skills to optimize your team of highly skilled and motivated engineers located in Hjørungavåg, Ålesund and abroad.


  • Manage and develop the Engineering Department.
  • Participate in product development and product maintenance.
  • Resource planning and scheduling together with Team Leads and/or Technical Project Leads.
  • Responsible for delivering engineering documentation in customer projects on time, budget and to the right quality.
  • Competency development according to business needs.
  • Apply best engineering practice and contribute to process improvements.


Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience from a manager role in engineering teams is required.
  • Good understanding of the project requirements, flow through supply chain, manufacturing, and service.
  • Experience in use of PLM Tools – where Teamcenter is preferred.
  • Good understanding of project requirements, flow through supply chain, manufacturing and service, and work experience from projects.

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • Provide your team with a clear direction, prioritize tasks and deliver to expectations
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach and plan ahead to allocate resources effectively, but will also handle upcoming changes and short delivery schedules.
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
  • develop people through delegation, empowerment, coaching and promotes self development


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
Ålesund, Hjørungavåg or Brattvåg.

Point of contact
Johan Vestre - Vice President Subsea & Special Purpose, +47 992 64 360


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

Our Propulsion and Handling division 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.

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