Job opening: R&D Engineer – Mechanical

R. STAHL TRANBERG AS is looking for a structured, experienced mechanical engineer for the R&D department. In this role, you will be involved in the portfolio of the Tranberg brand products. You will be part of a team of developers working with new product design and maintenance of existing portfolios.

From the R&D team, you will work towards the Marine, Oil & Gas and Aviation segments with our broad product portfolio.

Key responsibilities:

  • Project management
  • Product Documentation
  • Testing and assessment of products
  • Product line responsible
  • Discipline Lead, Mechanical

Key Tasks:

  • Mechanical product design and construction
  • Materials selection
  • Evaluate production methods
  • Ensuring product and system compliance with relevant standards
  • Coordinate and support multi-discipline projects
  • Co-operate with the market and clients for optimal solutions
  • Prepare production/assembly lines
  • Product maintenance
  • Participate in supplier evaluations
  • Prototype design/manufacturing
  • Calculations and simulations

Formal education:

  • + 3 years of technical education, primarily within mechanical disciplines


  • Experience with product and system development
  • Experience with standards assessment and implementation
  • Being familiar with the relevant European and International approval systems such as ATEX, IECEx, CSA, UL, DNV and others is considered an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of Agile project management is considered a strong plus
  • LEAN and structured work processes
  • CAD – AutoCAD, Solidworks

Personal qualifications:

  • Active and engaged
  • Solutions-oriented attitude and excellent ability to collaborate in a small team
  • Flexible and service-oriented
  • Analytic, with the ability to identify both risks and solutions
  • Ability to work in a structured and goal-oriented way
  • Good communication skills, written and oral – Norwegian and English

About us

Founded in 1876, R.STAHL TRANBERG is a world-class provider of smart marine applications, explosion protection and systems safety to the oil & gas, marine and industrial sectors.

Combining long-term quality with smart innovation, solutions include its industry-leading marine lighting portfolio, a complete helideck lighting package, electro-mechanical products, and heat-tracing and winterization equipment.

R. STAHL TRANBERG is part of R. STAHL Group, a global market leader in components and solutions for explosion protection, based in Waldenburg, Germany, and operating with subsidiaries in 24 countries, seven international production sites and branches in over 50 locations worldwide.