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Senior Design Engineer (m/f/d)



Design and Develop for the future – you will be our key to success. NKT is currently expanding the R&D team and is offering a unique opportunity in a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society.

With your technical interest, innovative thinking and “solution-oriented” approach, you will work in an ambitious and diverse R&D Accessories team in Cologne, Nordenham or Berlin.


Your primary tasks will be:

  • To participate in R&D projects of high voltage (HV) power cable accessories and utilize design CAD software to improve proposed designs
  • To collaborate with R&D engineers and other specialists within NKT
  • To use Solid Works, Creo and similar design software along with NKTs PLM system
  • Understanding materials used in development of high voltage cables accessories and being in regular contact with material specialist experts in this field
  • Working in close contact with simulations engineers and being able to discuss the results from electrical field simulations in software like COMSOL
  • To understand and follow NKT rules and instructions regarding safety
  • Travelling to other sites occasionally, estimated 20 days per year, domestic and international


We are searching for a self-driven and future-oriented Design Engineer with some years of practical work experience. Experience in the field of high voltage (HV) products or in electrical field simulations would be an advantage.

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • BTech/MTech degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering
  • Understand design tasks related to high voltage power products or similar field
  • Minimum 4-6 years of industrial experience on utilizing CAD software like Solid Works or Creo
  • Experience in evaluating simulation results and basic understanding of electrical field simulations
  • Knowledge or working experience in high voltage test lab or mechanical test lab would be an added advantage
  • Fluency in Business English, additional languages (i.e.Swedish) are an advantage


Join us in "connecting a greener world"!

NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.



Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our Career Portal. We offer interesting tasks and projects, a competitive comp & ben including flexible working conditions and mobile office work. In case you have any inquiries about the position or recruitment process please reach out to Andreea Wurster Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. Please apply at our website at latest June 30th, 2022. Personality- and adaptive tests might be included in the recruitment process.




About NKT
Join a diverse and global organization developing, manufacturing and delivering market leading power cable accessories ensuring reliable and long-term performance in power cable systems. The Accessories business line operates from production sites in Sweden and Germany with sales in more than 100 countries.

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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Posting Date:  22-Jun-2022

Cologne, DE, 51061 Berlin, DE, 10829 Nordenham, DE, 26954

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  2646

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