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Kongsberg Gruppen

Senior Purchaser


Make an impact with us at KONGSBERG. Your expertise Protechts People and Planet.

We are seeking a Senior Purchaser to contribute to our division’s professional procurement efforts. Your capacity to excel in a fast-paced environment while upholding precision and structure is essential. Additionally, your role entails cultivating a clear, precise, and structured communication style. By adhering to company policies and executing plans diligently, you will ensure a high level of service for our internal customers. Collaborating closely with colleagues in Procurement, you will secure optimal deals with our global suppliers.

Craft a sustainable supply chain. Protechting People and Planet at every sourcing decision.



  • Purchasing to production and developing projects
  • Exerience from purchasing to production is an advantage in this position
  • Follow up on suppliers, quality and logistics
  • Prepare requests, evaluate quotations and participate in supplier selections

Qualifications and experience

  • Technical degree is an advantage, but relevant experience can replace a formal education
  • Experience with purchasing for at least 10 years, preferably mechanics or electronics
  • Experience from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Good communication skills in English and Norwegian, both verbal and written form


At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Research shows that women and minority groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • focus on bottom-line results, identify potential risks and monitor the financial impact of own activities
  • comply to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead and define clear priorities
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • An inspiring and safe work environment
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • We offer flexible working hours and the option to work remote or from home office


Protechting People and Planet guides us, and diverse backgrounds ignite problem-solving


Work location
Horten, Norway

Point of contact
Tormod Lange, Vice President Procurement, tel.: +47 948 41 980


Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

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