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Kongsberg Gruppen

Service Engineer - Discovery Systems


 *** Due to immigration laws this position is only open to EU or Schengen citizens or candidates with a permanent resident & work permit *** 

As a Field Service Engineer, you are the first in line when it comes to representing the service organization from Kongsberg Discovery to our local customers. To further strengthen our team, we are looking for a Field Service Engineer to join our Customer Supports’ Service Delivery team in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.

Working as a Field Service Engineer you will carry out installation, test, and commissioning activities of Kongsberg Discovery equipment on our customers’ vessels, at shipyards and in office. You will perform services and maintenance on sailing ships with our equipment, as well as in-house technical support to our customers. If you have technical qualifications in hydrographic or any other relevant systems or you have gathered equivalent work experience, then you have the competence we need. If you also identify with our values; determined, innovative, collaborative, reliable and consider yourself highly motivated for support activities, then you are the candidate we are looking for.

Kongsberg Maritime Netherlands BV is a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime AS with an office with 76 employees based in Spijkenisse. We are working in Sales, Aftermarket Sales and Customer Support and cover the Kongsberg Maritime, Kongsberg Digital and Kongsberg Discovery product range.

What we offer  

As a service engineer you will get the chance to work towards PROTECHTING PEOPLE AND PLANET with leading technology in an industry which is working towards more environment friendly and green solutions. You will collaborate with people from different cultures and travel the world.

You will be an important contributor in an exclusive technical, safe and fun environment. This all concludes in a challenging job with varied tasks and activities. We offer you a high degree of personal development by on-the-job training, but also national and international class courses and a variety of career opportunities. 

Kongsberg Maritime Netherlands BV is linked to the Collective Labor Agreement ‘Metal & Technique’ for all collective arrangements, like salary increases, vacation/ADV arrangements, a good pension scheme, et cetera.

We have excellent secondary benefits exceeding the mandatory benefits from the collective agreement, including a company car / laptop / mobile phone, flexible work hours, hybrid working, additional contribution to the pension scheme and other monetary benefits. This is all next to a competitive salary with an annual salary increase step system.

Key accountabilities:

  • Installation, testing and commissioning of e.g. Subsea, Hydrographic and Seatex products (office and shipyard / The Netherlands / Belgium)
  • Technical on-call service and assistance locally
  • Technical assistance to delivery projects and sales/after sales
  • Training for customers
  • Supervision and on-board operational assistance
  • Documentation and reporting


You are able to

  • co-operate well with team members, share knowledge, experience, information, and support others
  • build a useful network of contacts and relationships
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, define clear priorities
  • communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way
  • enjoy working in a challenging 24/7 industry


Qualifications and experience:

  • A degree e.g., Electro/Hydrography/Subsea systems. Relevant experience may compensate for lack of education
  • Interested in education of hydrographic software and products
  • General good knowledge of computer & network systems / data communication
  • Proficient written and oral skills in Dutch and English


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.

Protechting people and planet

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