JOIN VIKING - and help build a safer world

If you are prepared for solving tomorrow’s life-saving equipment challenges today, then this is your chance to join our organization at an exciting time in its quest to conquer the future within safety solutions.

If YES, we might have the job for you - we are looking for an experienced Mechanical engineer for our office in Arendal, Norway

At VIKING, we live by saving lives. We are proud to be a world leading supplier of safety products, solutions, and services to the global maritime industry. Our equipment contribute to safety on everything from large cruise- and container ships to offshore platforms, ferries, fishing vessels, and superyachts. Safety is the core in everything we do and our mission to protect and save human lives.

The company's main office in Norway is based in Arendal and we have branch offices in Bergen, Oslo, Haugesund and Ålesund. VIKING Norway specializes in advanced Lifeboats, Davits and Marine Evacuation System (MES) systems for offshore platforms and other applications. We are approx. 290 employees in Norway.

Join us
VIKING is gearing up for new and dynamic projects driven by innovative technology. Equipped with a brilliant team of specialized, experienced and enthusiastic engineers, we have a strong commitment to provide innovative solutions to bring value to our customers.

We are now looking for an engineer with a mechanical or naval background for our Boat technical department, who will participate in and contribute to customer projects and product development within our Lifeboat and Davit business. VIKING is the leading provider of such safety solutions in the Offshore, Merchant Marine and Renewable Energy sector.

In the role, you will be a key member of our Products & Technology team in Arendal, cooperating with colleagues all over the world. Our industry is fully dependent on regulations, standards and the ability to show compliance through our solutions. Experience in these fields; understanding class, independent verification and communicating how innovations can solve these issues would be very positive for the position.

If you feel your background, interest and experience qualifies for this challenge, please apply online by 4th of August and let us know how you will help to transform the future of Safety Solutions.

Qualifications & Personal Attributes

  • You have experience from a similar position and a relevant educational background within technical engineering
  • Bachelor or master in mechanical engineering or related technical engineering field (Naval Architect, Electrical, Renewable, Mechatronics etc.) and strong focus on business development and innovation, is preferred
  • Proffessional experience from oil and gas industry or related industry, but newly graduated are also encouraged to apply. Experience from Defence industry is also considered advantageous
  • Experience and understanding of technology and engineering practices
  • In order to succeed in this position, we believe it is important that you are a good team player, detail-orientated, structured and self-driven. You have good communication skills, with the ability to create strong cross-functional collaborations - both internally and externally.
  • Being able to work, concentrate and be responsible for tasks that are not defined in detail and where the end result will be formed through the process and performed work
  • Communicate effectively, collaborate across different levels of an organization and build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Be Responsible, Committed and Globally oriented
  • Good communication skills in English

VIKING offers
We offer an attractive position in an international organization where you get the opportunity to develop yourself in an interplay with colleagues, who value humor, job satisfaction, and a great work environment.

VIKING is a global workplace where the majority of our activities address the whole world. We have a strong culture and give space to the individual – we know everybody contribute with something special.

We also offer

  • A diverse, inclusive and beautifully-located international work environment where you are encouraged to develop your skills and share your knowledge
  • Working with new technologies such as electrification of drive trains, remote monitoring, 3D scanning and printing and modernization of a wide product range
  • Being member of highly competent team with a dynamic and informal working environment

Do you want to be part of VIKING?
All applications are received online by “Send application” in the job add. We conduct interviews continuously and therefore recommend you send your application and resume as soon as possible. All applications are naturally handled with confidentiality.

Start date is as soon as possible, however we don’t mind waiting for the right candidate.

If you have questions concerning the position or VIKING, you are welcome to reach out to Øyvind Skaala, Technical Manager Boat, on


Om VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (tidligere Norsafe)

Norsafe is the global market leader in marine life-saving systems for the merchant and offshore markets. Norsafe has grown rapidly over the past 25 years – from a small Norwegian company into a multinational group, with worldwide presence.
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Bedrift: VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (tidligere Norsafe)
Stilling: Fulltidsjobb
Lokasjon: Arendal
Søknadsfrist: 4. august 2024
Kontaktperson: Øyvind Skaala