Kongsberg Maritime - Integrated Solutions

Senior Project Engineer - Machinery Design

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Senior Project Engineer in the machinery design department in Kongsberg Maritime, Ship Design. The Machinery design department is responsible for the ship and machinery systems including layouts and arrangements within the Ship Design Busines unit.

 Senior Project Engineer is a role typically responsible to manage the Machinery design department's role and responsibility in ship design projects. You will be responsible for managing and planning of the deliveries, necessary document requirements towards customers as well as internal suppliers, relevant approvals from Classification Society and authorities and acquire necessary resources. The role also contributes actively in new sales, tender and concept projects, as well as R&T and after-market support. 

 Key accountabilities

  • Discipline Leader in ship design projects
  • Coordinate the machinery discipline responsibilities in ship design projects
  • Manage allocated project engineering resources in the project team
  • Manage deliveries and approvals towards customer
  • Manage and follow up approval process towards Class Society and National Authorities
  • Responsible to quality and standard of deliveries
  • Manage and report delivery performance to the project manager
  • Contribute in overall vessels arrangement and functional design
  • Participate in new sales work and tender projects


Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant education from college or university
  • Experience from shipdesign engineering
  • Experience from shipbuilding or ship operation experience
  • Machinery system design
  • Ship arrangements and outfitting
  • Interdisciplinary knowledge of shipdesign
  • Knowledge about class rules and Authority requirements
  • CAD drafting and drawings and project follow-up software
  • Good Norwegian and English verbally and writing


You are able to

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accepts responsibility for the results
  • Focus on bottom-line results, identify potential risks and monitor the financial impact of own activities
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate 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
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination


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
Ålesund or Hjørungavåg

Point of contact
Jan Helge Vik– Head of Section, Machinery Design, +47 913 18072

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, defense and aerospace


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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Ålesund or Hjørungavåg


Jan Helge VIk

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