Kongsberg Maritime Sweden AB

Development engineer

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. We believe that we can achieve world class solutions through dedicated people and continuous improvement of or our technology. 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Development engineer in our Propulsion & Engines division at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn. You will be part of a competent team of experts working with development of our propeller systems. We are looking for an experienced engineer in the mechanical field with a strong technical and engineering background who can work goal-focused, independently making decisions and take responsibility for your actions. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop in your own field of expertise

You will be part of our Product Management Propeller & Reduction Gear department, working with development and maintaining market leading world class propulsion solution. Our products consist of propellers, shaft lines and reduction gears for all types of vessels, including polar research, naval and cruise ships. Our propellers vary in sizes from 1,5 – 10 m in diameter and we have delivered our high-performance propellers for over 80 years, starting with the well-renowned KAMEWA-propeller.

Key accountabilities

As Development engineer, you get the chance to further develop and deliver the best propellers in the world. You will be included in all stages of the product development of our complex propulsion systems, from first drawings to the final test run. Your position is characterized by working cross-functionally with colleagues from other departments in our global organization, as well as collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

In this position, you act as a specialist when it comes to complex mechanical issues, but also regarding hydraulic and numerical inquiries. Among other tasks, you will get to work with conceptual studies, detailed constructions, and investigations. Travel is included as part of your position, sometimes with short notice and with destinations almost anywhere in the world – on dry land, in dry dock or onboard a sailing vessel. You should therefore be comfortable with having travel as part of your work.

Qualifications and experience

  • M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering
  • Previous work experience characterized by some years of product development of complex mechanical systems
  • High level of English, both written and oral

You are able to

  • contribute with a positive and social mindset in our team
  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • 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 allocate resources effectively
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area

Last day to apply 2022-01-23

For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process.

Point of contact

Johan Jontén, Product Manager Propeller & Reduction Gear

johan.jonten@km.kongsberg.com, +4670 930 12 15

Julia Palmqvist, HR Specialist

julia.palmqvist@km.kongsberg.com, +4672 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.

Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn consists of 265 engaged people working with sales, research, development, construction, service and assembly of market leading solutions.

Our Propulsion and Engines business covers the strategic, operational, engineering activities for propulsion products, engines and waterjets. 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.Top of Form

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