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.

System Engineer – Cybernetic/Robotic

Do you want to be a member of our team? We are looking for  a system engineer that wants to participate in the development of components for vehicles of the future and that has a profound interest within cybernetics and robotics.

Based in Kongsberg, we offer a world-class R&D Technical Center and work environment with focus on innovation, teamwork and efficient production and development processes.

As part of the product development team, your target will be to develop the right product at the right price, the right function and the right quality. We achieve success with close teamwork, in collaboration with other functions and the customer, and by following Knowledge Based Development (KBD) process.

Main objectives:

  • Read, understand and analyse the customer requirements
  • Develop system and sub-system specifications according to the customer requirements
  • Develop simulation models in Matlab/Simulink to support requirements understanding and make possible virtual product validation
  • Develop control algorithms in Matlab/Simulink to be used in the product application software
  • Analyse product failure data acquisition in the development phase to support root-cause analysis, and update simulation model accordingly
  • Document all engineering activities in accordance to internal Knowledge Based Development (KBD) processes


  • Msc. in Cybernetics, with specialised field related to control theory, system modeling/simulation or mechatronics
  • Excellent written and spoken English (main documentation language)
  • Fluent in at least one of the following additional languages:
    • Norwegian
    • German
    • Swedish
    • French

Practical experience and skills:

  • Knowledge and practical experiences of simulation tool, including Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of SW programming, in C or C++
  • Knowledge of dynamic components used in mechatronic systems (valve, motor, sensors, gear train, guide and bearing)
  • Knowledge of quality assurance routines, especially related to product development

The successful candidate is willing to take on responsibility - even beyond the defined area of responsibility. He or she is willing to acquire knowledge about our customers and markets, has an analytical and problem-solving mind-set and has excellent communication skills and international experience.

Additional practical experience in the full product lifecycle, including new product introduction, production end of line testing and/or OEM/dealer diagnostic and support is an advantage.

For more information about the role and what we are looking for, please contact Manager System Engineering; Pierre Gaudet at +47 908 45 028

Region: Buskerud
Application deadline: 27/02/2018
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Location: Kongsberg
Contacts: Pierre Gaudet
Mobile: +47 90845028