PLM Solutions Architect

An incredible opportunity awaits you as a PLM Solutions Architect, reporting to the Propulsion & Handling (P&H) System Engineering Manager. In this role, you will drive the digitalization and integration of our Engineering IT and share your technical knowledge and interest in how PLM and Engineering IT can improve product development, delivery of design, product lifecycle management and increase engineering efficiency. You will work closely with all five P&H business units to ensure our PLM and Engineering IT is fit for purpose for today and in the future.

System Engineering focuses on integration of people, processes, business systems, and information. The team is driving for “data at the fingertips” and contributes to key topics such as safe, sustainable, multidisciplinary product development, as part of efficient and effective engineering processes and lifecycle management. Flexibility, strong drive, and self-motivation are essential qualities as you will be in a team which represents the voice of the users towards Technology and the IT organisation. Tasks will vary, leading to a diverse role, and you will also be cooperating with colleagues in other KONGSBERG Divisions and Product lines, functions and throughout the value chain as we seek common processes and a digitalized future.


The role will contribute to the P&H PLM strategy and roadmap. Key responsibilities could include roll-out of PLM, development or exploration, proof of concept, and implementation of new capabilities surrounding the design, manufacture, and lifecycle management of physical and digital products in the P&H portfolio, and any technical publications/ user documentation or data. Other responsibilities could include testing, training, user support, and establishing best practice.

Training and/or individual on-boarding will be provided as required.

Qualifications and experience

  • We are looking for someone who is a quick learner, has a natural interest for new technology, and has a drive for improvement and innovation.
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant technical subject or equivalent experience within the industry will be considered. Knowledge of Propulsion & Handling products, the maritime industry, or IT/ Business systems from maritime or other relevant industries will be considered.
  • PLM expertise is not necessarily required. Understanding of software applications, databases &/or IT architecture is beneficial. Previous use of Product Lifecycle Management tools like Teamcenter, 3D and 2D design tools such as NX and AutoCAD, and/or knowledge of document handling systems will be an advantage.
  • Previous experience of leading change, implementation, or project management are an advantage.

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
  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships and utilize it to achieve set goals
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • 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

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • We offer flexible working hours and the option to work remote or from home office

At KONGSBERG, "Protechting People and Planet" drives solutions, and diverse teams inspire innovation.

Work location
Location at one of our Propulsion and Handling sites is preferred. Hybrid working is possible, some travel should be expected, and flexible working hours may be required in short periods.

Point of contact
Kellieann Hukins


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.

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 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.

Protechting people and planet

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.