Working at KONI

Our culture

At the most fundamental level, our purpose – We Solve It – is why we exist as a company. We create solutions, find the answers to challenging problems and think our way around obstacles and roadblocks.

Our customers choose KONI because we can solve the most difficult engineering challenges they face and just as importantly, our employees choose to work at KONI because they want to use their expertise to help solve complex challenges and make an enduring impact.

Our culture can be described as international and informal.

We encourage direct and honest communications and a high level of employee involvement.

At KONI we are driven to excel and our goals are always ambitious. 


Our people

At KONI, you’re surrounded by a talented, diverse staff and will contribute to the next big idea. After all, our mission is to change the world, one solution at a time.

Our people are passionate about what they do and about what our customers want, need, and expect. People are the heart of our company and central to our path forward.

Accordingly, we invest in their development by offering the variety and depth of challenges needed to engage professionals throughout their careers and around the world.   


Our company

With more than 150 years of experience in the area of shock absorber solutions, KONI has the know-how to optimize a vehicle’s driving, feeling and handling. Operating on all continents, KONI shocks are supplied  to the world’s markets through a vast number of local distributors.  KONI develops, manufactures and sells  hydraulic shock absorbers and systems for street and racing cars, buses, trucks, trailers, railway rolling stock, defense and industrial applications.

Since 1972, KONI has been part of ITT (NYSE), a global diversified industrial company with employees  in more  than 35 countries  and customers in approximately 125 countries. 
Working at KONI means that you will be part of a global company based in the Netherlands with locations around the world (US, China, Germany and Czech Republic). 


The video below, shot during the opening of the new KONI building in Oud Beijerland, in May 2016, gives a great impression of our company and our people:


Our open positions


Passionate about our brand and our company? Please take a look at our current vacancies on the ITT Career Hub or on LinkedIn.

Our internships
KONI regularly has open positions for internships. From application engineering to R&D, from process engineering to marketing & communications, KONI is a versatile company in Oud-Beijerland, the Netherlands, where you can gain a lot of experience in a company which combines manufacturing and business on one site.

You can find more information about the possibilities of doing your internship at KONI here.