Current Openings at KONI

Our current opportunities
We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

 

Accounting Manager


Role Purpose
The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for all transactional and general accounting processes, reporting and internal control within the KONI B.V. Group. In addition, he/she performs and assists with skilled analytic reviews and reports.

Key Accountabilities

  • Able to set out a strategy to optimise the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance function.

  • This includes, but is not limited to, optimizing processes through automation, implementing new tools and systems, optimizing the legal and tax structure, etc);

  • Manage the team of accounts payable and general accounting. Ensure development and engagement of the team;

  • IFRS compliant accounting for the group, adherence to KONI accounting manual as well as US GAAP, Dutch GAAP and tax laws;

  • Monthly accounting closing process, intercompany clearing, documentation of all internal (financial) controls, sign-off of KONI control statements, VAT/payroll tax accounting and filing;

  • Improve and maintain the internal control framework, including appropriate segregation of duties and execution of internal control procedures, including all controls in IT applications (ERP and other systems used in financial processes);

  • Statutory reporting including:

    • IFRS consolidated financial statements for KONI Group (Dutch large companies structure regime applicable).
    • Monthly consolidated reporting
    • Standalone financial statements for all companies where required
    • VAT filings.
    • Bureau of Statistics filings.
  • Drive the process of all internal and external audits by planning the audit for all group entities, ensuring appropriate preparation, overseeing execution and ensuring timely follow up of findings;

  • Assist in the treasury and cashflow forecasting process;

  • Work with Legal to ensure any claim and warranty risks are accurately and fully provided in the financials;

  • Work with HR to ensure an accurate payroll administration and payroll cost accruals, including payment of payroll tax, social security premiums and pension premiums;

  • Drive continuous improvement through initiating and executing changes to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of financial information, tools, processes, analysis and organization;

  • Support the Site, Business Line and Global Function FP&A functions in understanding and analysing financial results and balance sheet items;

 

Essential

  • Capable of managing teams, processes and projects

  • Highly experienced and qualified in accounting process and accounting principles (IFRS and Dutch GAAP and US GAAP) as well as Tax law;

  • Strong drive to be ‘in control’ of all finance processes and a drive for process improvement;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Forward-thinking and ability to work with other teams;

  • Master degree in accounting, auditing & controlling education;

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in comparable roles;

  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

 
Desirable

  • Experience in a big 4 auditing firm;

  • Record of accomplishment in an international production company. Affinity with Supply chain / operations;

  • Good communicator to stakeholders in Business Lines, Central (HQ) Financing Teams and other regional finance teams;
     

‚ÄčTravel Requirements

  • Prepared to travel occasionally internationally;


Physical Requirements Or Other Local Role Requirements

  • The role is located in Oud-Beijerland, the Netherlands


KONI continues to set the benchmark for in suspension technology. KONI innovates, engineers and manufactures market leading performance and adjustable shock absorbers, providing customers with a comfortable, safe and sustainable driving experience in any vehicle, across any terrain.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to KONI. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

 

Allround Quality Engineer (Junior)


Role Purpose
Working at KONI Headquarters in Oud-Beijerland, NL, the Allround Quality Engineer (Junior) role presents a unique opportunity to join a historic, innovative international brand.
The main tasks of the role are to check, test and measure parts, products and procedures to ensure that they meet technical standards and to prepare quality documentation.
QA Engineers are responsible for identifying technical problems, getting to the root of the problem and collaborating on the solution. This can be for materials supplied, internal processes or finished shock absorbers and customer complaints.
It is important that you pay attention to detail and consider all customer satisfaction indicators: product quality & safety, on-time delivery, response time for claims or problems and product experience.
KONI's quality team is a great mix of nationalities, young, old, experienced and willing to learn.
In this position you report directly to the KONI Quality Manager.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspecting product materials and finished shock absorbers for non-conformities according to drawings and customer specific requirements

  • Auditing our systems and products based on ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949 and ISO/TS 22163 requirements

  • Preparing and coordinating customer audits

  • Updating and maintaining our Quality Management System (QMS) with incidents, fixes and improvements

  • Solve internal and customer problems by means of an 8D report.

 

Essential

  • Technical training at HBO level

  • Previous work experience as a quality engineer or similar position

  • Hands-on experience with quality management systems (QMS) and testing methodologies

  • Thorough knowledge of technical documentation

  • Familiarity with statistical analysis

  • Attention to detail and problem solving ability

  • Team spirit

  • Good analytical skills

 

 

Process Engineer


Role Purpose
Working at the KONI Headquarters in Oud-Beijerland, the Process Engineer role supports the business by taking responsibility for various projects together with the Quality and Application engineers, group leaders and operators. The Process Engineer role is responsible for time, information, costs, organizational productivity and quality.
Each project team usually consists of around 5 people and is composed of a multidisciplinary nature.
The duration of projects varies from one to six months.

Key Accountabilities

  • Gathering all necessary information and determining the requirement preconditions (product analysis, process analysis, market research production process)

  • Drawing up a quotation request (RFQ), plan of approach, program of requirements, goal and result of the project and planning in consultation with supervisor, production management and, if necessary, management

  • Searching for and analyzing potential (new) production technologies, conducting feasibility and manufacturability analyses

  • Drawing and ordering tooling and tools

  • Drawing up Work Instructions and Checklists

  • Setting up, conducting and reporting on experiments

  • Drafting and adjusting product process routings

  • Preparing the chosen solution for production by, among other things, specifying of new processes as part of the specification of new means of production

  • Changing the factory layout following the purchase of new ones production resources or process changes and/or optimization of production

  • Responsible for project administration and files. where there is during the process intensive communication takes place with the involved professional disciplines (R&D, Purchasing, Production, Quality, Sales and any external project partners)

  • Performing MSA (measurment system analyses)

 

Essential

  • You are in possession of a completed HBO / WO education in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering

  • 1-2 years relevant work experience within process

  • Critical and stress resistant

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Driven proactive attitude

  • Fluent in English

  • Good analytical skills and advanced user of Excel

  • Knowledge of Solid works and Autocad

  • Knowledge of SAP and Minitab is a plus



KONI is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

Interested in one of these role?

Please contact the KONI HR Team at hrkoni@itt.com.
Please reference the job title above in your subject line and provide your CV/Resume and a short motivational letter with your submission.


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Passionate about our brand and our company?

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We are always looking for passionate, talented people, and as job opportunites are not always advertised we encourage you to reach out to our team (via hrkoni@itt.com), or complete this short form to express an interest in working at KONI. 

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