Operational Buyer - Holiday Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Handling Supply Chain team in the role as an Operational Buyer – Holiday Worker this summer! In this role you will take part in planning and executing purchasing activities in the supply chain team according to best practice, and maybe you will contribute to optimizing our purchasing activities supporting both aftermarket/spares and new sales activities?

Our division, Propulsion & Handling, has a strong focus on building a strong supplier portfolio, establishing a profitable business, and entering new product- and market areas. To be part of our team this summer, we seek a motivated individual to join us and to contribute to shaping the maritime future at KONGSBERG, a world-leading company.

Key accountabilities

  • Place orders in our ERP-system and follow up on signals to ensure good flow and delivery within expected time, cost and quality
  • Support the team and maintain purchasing activities throughout the summer
  • Ensure good communication with our suppliers

Qualifications and experience

  • Student within economics, supply chain or engineering (other relevant studies may be considered)
  • Good communication skills in both English and Norwegian
  • Work well in a hectic and international environment within short time frames

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results.
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilize it to achieve set goals.
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination.
  • 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.


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!

What we can offer you
With us, you will be paid by the hour you work. We offer an inspiring and safe work-environment and the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.

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

Work location

Point of contact
Ragnhild Ulstein Farstad, Supply Chain Team Lead, tel.: +47 906 19 880
Yvonne Slyngstad, Supply Chain Lead, tel.: +47 416 55 917


Our Propulsion and Handling division delivers world class products for propulsion, handling systems, motion control and waterjet for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore and naval. Our products enhance operational efficiency and deliver safe, secure, reliable and sustainable products to our valued customers.

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.

Protechting people and planet