Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of about EUR 1.0 billion and 10.000 employees in 18 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Switzerland and has 30 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, couplings and fluid assemblies, as well as driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Enhancing the driving experience

Lead Engineer LCD (Light Duty Cable)


1.       Main Objectives
Be customer contact for the engineering group along with facilitating engineering tasks within the group. Maintain and track customer deliverables for engineering and mine new business opportunities at customers by being present at customer to deliver solutions to customer opportunities.
2.       Area of Responsibility
Engineering and small group leadership.
4.      Personal Tasks
Maintain issues lists. Make sure programs are following APQP processes internally at Kongsberg. Visit customer locations often in person. Facilitate APQP documentation as needed (DFMEA, DVP&R, Spec Compliance, Testing, Print reviews).
5.         Main Challenges
Multi-tasking of a wide spectrum of tasks within the engineering community. Meet with customers, then stopping at a supplier to resolve issues, and then finishing day in a feasibility meeting with our internal plants. Being able to communicate effectively in all 3 areas is key to the candidates success.
6.         Important External Contact
Will need to interface with customer engineering groups. Some supplier interface will be needed at times also.
7.         Competence profile (ideal)
         Minimum of 5 years experience of interfacing with customers at the OEM and or Tier 1 level.
Ability to be hands on at the customer with our product. Ability to manipulate 3D data and make Power Point presentations using sections and parts from 3D data. Experience with doing DVP&R and following testing. Experience doing DFMEA. Ability to communicate verbally and written is key to success in this position.

Region: Michigan
Application deadline: 31/03/2018
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Location: Novi Mi