Företag: Kongsberg Maritime


An exciting opportunity has arisen as Shaft line calculation engineer at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn. We are looking for a recently graduated engineer in the field of mechanics, engineering physics or equivalent to join our competent team working with calculations and analysis for propeller shaft line systems.

You will be part of our Product Management Propeller & Reduction Gear department. The department develop and deliver market leading world class propulsion solutions from a product portfolio that consists of propellers, shaft lines and reduction gears for all types of vessels, ranging from aircraft carriers to smaller luxury vessels in the commercial and naval market. Our propellers vary in sizes from 1,5 – 10 m in diameter and in Kristinehamn we have delivered our high-performance propellers for over 80 years, starting with the well-renowned KAMEWA-propeller.

Key accountabilities

As a Shaft line calculation engineer your work consists of various tasks, mainly focused on calculations and analysis for propeller shaft line systems. The calculations shall meet internal requirements and rules by Classification Societies or other regulatory bodies, and you should have the ability to document your work through technical reports. You will support the ongoing projects, as well as the need from new product development projects, and be involved in the whole product process, from sale to end of warranty.

In this role you will have the opportunity to be involved in development of new tools, methods and participate in root cause investigations. You will have interface within and outside the department with Designers, Project leads, Sales and Services. You will also have external contacts, such as component or system suppliers as well as shipyards. Travel may occur in this position.

Qualifications and experience

We are looking for a motivated person recently graduated in the field of mechanical engineering, engineering physics or equivalent. If you have experience working in Matlab, Simulink and/or Ansys, we see this as positive. In our global organization and market your high level of English, both written and oral, is fundamental for your success.

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
  • 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
  • co-operate with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

Last day to apply 2021-11-22. Our ambition is to fill the position as soon as possible, selection and interviews may therefore begin during the application period. For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process.

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 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.

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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