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Project/Tender Engineer



Be a part of designing cutting-edge HVDC cable systems enabling transformation to green energy

Do you want to enter a key role in empowering the green transformation of society? Are you encouraged by taking responsibility and solving complex problems by team work? Are you passionate about large projects, technology and wants to be part of a very exciting industry? Then we might have the right job for you!


As a Project/Tender Engineer in our multi-cultural team you will contribute in designing our world class AC and DC cable systems to our international customers. Being part of NKT opens a world of future career opportunities as well as learning possibilities.  


Drive the technical scope commercially 
As a supplier of complete cable systems, we are in an expanding phase where you will be a significant part of our Engineering team. In the role as Lead Engineer you will design the most advanced cable systems on the market in our tenders and take the technical lead in our delivery projects.
You will use both in-house developed and commercially available software to design cable systems in all aspects; electrical, mechanical and thermal. Your calculations make it possible to create cost efficient solutions while adhering to relevant standards. 

You are eager to tailor NKT’s technical offer to customer requirements and applicable standards while maintaining responsibility of risk, budget and schedule. 
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of experts dealing with all aspects of a commercial offer or the execution of a project, such as commercial, legal, planning and installation activities.


Your primary tasks will be: 

  • Driving the technical scope in tender and/or delivery projects
  • Designing high quality and cost-efficient cable systems based on customer’s specifications and all relevant standards
  • Performing calculations for full technical scope including electrical, thermal and mechanical calculations
  • Responsible for cost related tasks to the products, tests and engineering work in projects/tenders
  • Assessing risks and opportunities in tender/delivery projects
  • Responsible for understanding and consider customer’s contract/specifications
  • Serving as the technical interface to customer in tender/delivery projects


You will be a part of a highly skilled team, based in Karlskrona in the southern part of Sweden. Other locations in Sweden might be open for discussion. In Karlskrona, NKT has a state of the art manufacturing facility for manufacturing high voltage and extra high voltage power cables, the largest AC & DC electrical test labs in northern Europe and Victoria - our cable laying vessel. Our Engineering team is open to innovative ideas and supports personal and collective growth. We thrive on the diversity of our technical backgrounds that allows us to have an all-round perspective in our solutions to the benefit of our customers. You will bring in your skills to enhance your personal growth as well as that of the team.


Analytical and collaborative engineer with good communication skills
To succeed in this role you have a high technical interest and competence. Our team is built on collaboration and strong team spirit so a success factor in this role is definitely being a team player and open minded sharing solutions, competences and experiences. 
When leading negotiations within the technical scope with NKT’s customers, it is important to be service minded and communicative, and strive for high quality technical documentation.

You are a systematic and analytical problem solver that can work independently and have a high sense of responsibility for your work. You are efficient in managing your own time and flexible to adjust to the varying demands of project work. Meeting deadlines and quality criteria is a natural part of your workflow and planning. 


Additionally, your CV comprises: 

  • M.Sc. in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or similar with the preference of specialization in Electrical Power or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency and affinity with modern IT tools for engineering, such as Matlab or Comsol
  • Fluency in spoken and written English


Contact and application

Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level? Let us know, we are waiting for you!
Please apply at our website at latest 20th of March 2021. Personality- and Capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Managers Peter Friberg, +46 455 534 61 or Evripidis Karatsivos, +46 702 85 30 78. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Senior Recruiter Josefine Persson, josefine.persson@nkt.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 


Union representatives
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  
Unionen - Mikael Hammarin +46 455 75 972
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


We are looking forward to receiving your application!



About NKT    
At NKT your skills, ambition and determination will contribute to connecting the world with high quality power cables driving the global transition to renewable energy. Join us and become part of an international organization founded on high ambitions, strong performance and collaboration. We have pioneered the cable industry since 1891, and today we still bring power to life. NKT employs 3.400 and operates globally with headquarter in Brøndby, Denmark. Read more at nkt.com


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Posting Date:  03-Mar-2021

Lyckeby, SE, 37165 Alingsas, SE, 44138 Falun, SE, 79152 Malmoe, SE, 215 32 Vaesteras, SE, 721 78

Type:  Permanent

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