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Teamlead FSE mechanical (m/f/d)



You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in a state of the art manufacturing environment in Cologne.


Are you looking for a new and interesting challenge in your environment? We are an open, honest, motivated, ambitious, order-loving team that is looking forward to a competent colleague and also very much appreciates a team player. We offer you a challenging and varied field of activity. Our cooperation is based on an open and trusting company culture with a pleasant working atmosphere.


You will be responsible for the following aspects: 

Your agenda will include the technical leadership and development of staff as well as the training of own staff and interface departments. You will be responsible for pointing out and analysing deviations and weak points and initiate appropriate corrective measures and track their results. Furthermore, you instruct and supervise the workshops and external companies in order to achieve the set project and plant goals and support them with initial start-ups, safety instructions and the preparation of risk assessments. Your tasks also include market research to identify new technical solutions in the area of responsibility as well as independent benchmarking with comparable NKT locations and technical advice and support in the production area and for FE. You will independently process production and maintenance orders. Further main tasks are:

  • Carrying out training and instruction of production employees within the scope of commissioning of new plants, conversions and plant expansions.
  • Responsible coordination of complex projects with participation of several internal and external departments
  • Independent planning and management of cross-site project teams

To connect a greener world, you should have the following skills and experience:

You have a degree in mechanical engineering, design engineering or similar. An additional completed apprenticeship as a machine fitter, mechanic or mechatronics technician is an advantage. Furthermore, you have good knowledge of the regulations of the EC Machinery Directive and the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health as well as professional experience as a project engineer or CAD designer. Extensive and sound project management skills as well as experience in using lean tools (e.g. A3, Six Sigma) and a lean culture round off your knowledge. Your profile is characterised by a communicative style of dealing as well as a structured and goal-oriented way of working, high commitment, flexibility and the ability to work in a team. Further important qualifications are:

  • Good knowledge of CAD SolidEdge
  • Experienced handling of SAP MM/PM
  • Very good knowledge of all MS Office programs
  • Very good knowledge of English


Business Line HV Cable Solutions:

Our high voltage cables combine state-of-the-art cable design, outstanding product quality and installation engineering as well as project expertise. With clever solutions and applied knowledge from a multitude of high voltage situations and demands, we can provide cable solutions that precisely meet customer requirements.


Contact and application
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. 

Interested? Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page.

We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact our Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.


We welcome your application!



About NKT  
At the factory in Karlskrona, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center operating one of the most advanced high-voltage test halls, a state-of-the-art cable manufacturing and the NKT Victoria – the most sustainable cable-laying vessel in the offshore industry.

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 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.


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Posting Date:  12-Jul-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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