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Technical Project Lead

Are you looking for an exciting position in the marine business where you can use your interest of both technical challenges and project lead? We can offer you the opportunity as Technical Project Lead in our Propulsion & Engines division at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn.

We are looking for an experienced or recently graduated engineer, who with determination and commitment can take responsibility for leading the technical parts of our propeller and shaft line projects. You will be part of a competent and positive team working with customization of propeller systems in new sales projects. The team are handling everything from development and interface adaptions, to detailed manufacturing drawings and customer relations.

Key accountabilities

As Technical Project Lead you will have the overall technical responsibility for the delivery of propeller products and be our representative in technical matters. You have a close dialogue with our customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders, this to maintain our high standard of delivery and make sure our products will meet our customers unique and specific needs. You work side by side with our Contract Managers, who has the commercial responsibility, and in close collaboration with colleagues from different business areas. In this position, you should find it motivating to have many projects and contacts ongoing in parallel. Some travelling to customers and suppliers worldwide may also be required.

What we can offer

A position with a wide range of challenging work tasks, opportunities to make a real difference and develop on a technical and personal level. You will have the opportunity to work with a unique product and shape your role based on your interest and background for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions. You will work in an international work environment and in multidisciplinary team collaboration. We can offer flexible working hours and the option to work partly remote based on your work tasks.

Qualifications and experience

To succeed in this position, you should have a university education in engineering, or equivalent work experience. Experience from leading projects and/or working as design engineer is an advantage. Due to the nature of an international customer and supplier base, high level of English, both written and oral, is important. Communication skills in other languages is considered an advantage.

We appreciate your ability to act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results. Teamwork is key to succeed in this position, we therefore highly apricate your ability to build a useful network of contacts and relationships, co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

Last day to apply 2022-08-14

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process. During the summer holiday we will have limited access to answer your questions. Please contact recruiting manager Jenny Wikberg and she will reply as soon as possible.

Point of contact

Jenny Wikberg, Manager Engineering to Order

+46 73 200 92 98,

Julia Palmqvist, HR Specialist

+46 72 392 23 14,

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.

Kongsberg Maritime has a commitment in Sustainable Development Goals and for us, the oceans and marine resources are important. We therefore strive to develop products that help reduce emissions and damage to life below water. We believe in a workplace characterized by diversity and together we can create a work environment that brings the best out of everyone. We are very positive that you want to contribute to our development, and that you want to develop within Kongsberg.

Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn consists of 280 engaged people and upholds product management for various types of propulsion for all types of marine vessels, sales and marketing and product assembly. Our Hydrodynamic Research Centre provides world leading CFD and Testing capabilities in support for our Product centres and customers.

Our Propulsion and Engines business covers the strategic, operational and engineering activities for propulsion and engine products. Today our product range is one of the broadest in the world and our accountability as a team include all aspects of the product range including market requirements, product strategies; development, product costs and profitability throughout the life cycle.Bottom of Form

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