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Senior Electrical Design Engineer- Drives

Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Drives

An exciting opportunity has arisen! We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Electrical Design Engineer in Kongsberg Maritime, with experience within maritime system solutions and power energy conversion. Our department is responsible for project delivery for all Kongsberg's Electro products and solutions.

KONGSBERG have built a solid and exciting professional environment within electrical systems. Our solutions for the international markets in Marine, Offshore, and Oil & Gas are among the most advanced in the maritime industry.

The Kongsberg product range includes switchboards, electric drives, batteries with a unique approach to energy management and integration with overall vessel control. We aim to pave the way for more efficient operation and design of the energy system.


Key accountabilities

  • Electrical architecture in LV drives
  • Electrical detail design of standard typicals
  • Simulation and analysis of power electronics circuits and drive systems
  • Life-cycle management of the drives product portfolio
  • Generate and maintain standard documentation and engineering tools
  • Technical product support to the delivery organization


Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor or Master of Science within electrical engineering
  • Experience with electrical design, preferably in E-Plan or similar tool
  • Experience with simulation and analysis of power electronic converters and systems
  • Knowledge of relevant product standards and marine classification rules
  • Familiar with EMI and common mode challenges in drives and large DC systems is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Matlab/Simulink/Simscape experience is an advantage
  • Good communication skills in English, both spoken and written

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities
  • Communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • Practically oriented and see solutions when facing a challenge
  • Be proactive, follow a structured approach and focus on safety
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • Comfortable working both in a team and independently
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination


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 the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future
  •  We offer the highest standard and working conditions
  • We offer flexible working hours / hybrid working arrangement
  • We offer competitive salaries and benefit packages
  • We offer financial support and paid leave in time of need, travel insurance, private additional health insurance, team buildings, etc.


Work location

Croatia (Rijeka, Pula, Zagreb, Split), traveling abroad

Point of contact
Marin Reljic, Department Manager, +385 51 581 667


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