Manufacturing Design Engineer

We are currently searching for a Manufacturing Design Engineer to join us in our central Manufacturing Technology department! Now is the time to get on board with Kongsberg Discovery. We are leading the way in achieving business goals through developing solutions for manufacturing and we're seeking a talented individual to help us. If you're ready to be part of this exciting journey, your adventure begins here!

In our Manufacturing Technology department, you will work in a highly motivated team, developing solutions for manufacturing of our subsea products. The design of our tools is done in close collaboration with our product developers and the manufacturing departments. We use Inventor 3D CAD, Vault and Teamcenter. For proof of concept, you will have access to several 3D printers - and for the final touch - a dedicated machine workshop with well experienced operators.


  • Design efficient solutions for our internal manufacturing.
  • Design of tools, jigs and molds.
  • Drive design for manufacturability in new product development projects.
  • Try out new solutions and processes for manufacturing.
  • In collaboration with other teams, build the process description for manufacturing solutions.
  • Document new and existing production tools.
  • Be a contributor in continuous improvement.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within mechanical design, mechatronics, product design or similar. Experience may compensate for lack of formal education.
  • Experience with 3D modelling and 2D drawing.
  • An eye for smart, safe, and efficient solutions.
  • Experience with ‘Design for Manufacturing’ is an advantage.

We encourage newly graduates and experienced professionals to apply.

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Research shows that women and minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

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.
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively.
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area.
  • 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
Horten, Strandpromenaden

Point of contact
Christian Arnesen, Group Manager – Manufacturing Design +47 926 07 761

Applications will be evaluated continuously.

Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.

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.

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