Kongsberg Maritime - Deck Machinery and Motion Control


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.

Our Deck Machinery and Motion Control division owns, develops and delivers world class handling solutions, with focus on system solutions and integration driving increased efficiency in our customers' operations. The division is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations and project delivery for all Kongsberg Maritime’s winches and handling solutions.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Commercial Marine business for the key role of Slinger/Labourer based at our Dalgety Bay site in Dunfermline.  On site we manufacture stabiliser and steering gear systems for both commercial and naval customers as well as having the capability to service all commercial marine equipment in the UK. The successful candidate will be working within a pool of fitters, responsible for the assembly and testing of our OEM products while also doing service work in the factory overhauling commercial marine equipment.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for all lifting equipment on site ensuring any defects are dealt with and register is maintained.
  • Responsibility for loading and unloading of vehicles in a safe manner and in accordance with lift plans.
  • Take the lead in ensuring lift plans are in place for all complex lifts.
  • Working with the engineering team, providing the necessary information for creation of lift plans.
  • Providing guidance to workshop employees whilst doing heavy and complex lifts.
  • General labouring and housekeeping activities.
  • Waste management including the emptying of swarf skips etc.

 Qualifications and experience

  • Valid recognised qualification in advanced lifting & Slinging.
  • Valid counterbalance Forklift license (5 Ton).
  • Working at height training would be an advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a heavy engineering environment undertaking complex lifts. 
  • Valid EU Passport or other current permission to work in the UK

You are able to

  •  Act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • understand the organization's informal rules and structures and utilize political processes effectively to get things done
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
  • 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 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

Dalgety Bay, Dunfermline

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



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