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NKT Trainee Program



Give your career a powerful start!
Are you ready to make your mark in empowering the green transformation and creating a sustainable society? Are you new graduated – or soon to be graduated - from a Swedish university with your master's degree within electrical engineering, physics, electric power engineering or mechanics? 

NKT’s power transmission solutions connects the electrical grid of countries together and enables transmission of renewable power from remote locations to urban areas. We take pride in being part of the green transition and having a key role in building a sustainable future for generations to come.  We are now scouting for newly graduated talents - we want you with us on the journey. Are you in?


Join us connecting a greener world!


Life at NKT
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 a better place to work. Being part of NKT opens a world of future career opportunities as well as learning possibilities.  

You will be a part of highly skilled teams, based in Karlskrona. Here we have 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. 

Eager to kick-start your career in a global company with endless opportunities?
The NKT Trainee program extends over 12 months at NKT in Karlskrona with start early September and you will be permanent employed from day one with all benefits our employees normally have.  

The program includes in total four job-rotations, whereas one international, each approximately ten weeks. The objective of the rotations is for you to achieve a solid “end to end” understanding about the company, culture and to create your own company network. 

The rotations could for example include sales, engineering and production, but your own interest also plays an important role in choosing rotations. During the rotations the you will get the responsibility to solve well-defined tasks and solve problems that are typical for NKT. The abroad rotation is meant to accelerate your personal growth in an international environment. Together with your manager you will decide which international rotation that best serves to complete your Trainee program and give you the best prerequisites for a continued career at NKT. The internship will also give you an insight to how it is to work in a different country and how cultures are influencing relationships and work.  


The overall setup of the trainee program will give you a unique possibility to learn the industry and company from ground and up, work in an international environment, across functions and to establish a strong company network. The various parts include both theoretical as well as practical aspects and tailor designed trainings will be integrated to your program. This will give you a broad foundation to stand on and the opportunity to individually focus on specific areas.

Business needs as well as your ambitions and wishes will determine in which department in Karlskrona you will have your fix position after the trainee year.

Ambitious, collaborative and highly motivated talents
We are looking for you who are newly graduated or about to graduate during first half of 2022 with a master's degree within electrical engineering or areas such as physics, electric power or mechanics. 
We assume you have a high technical interest as well as great eagerness to acquire new knowledge and skills. Our teams are built on collaboration and strong team spirit so one success factor for you as a trainee is a strong team oriented mindset with an open mind for sharing solutions, competences and experiences. In addition to this you are an analytical problem solver, you take great responsibility for your work and possesses excellent communication skills.


Besides the above you have excellent verbal and written English skills, Swedish is considered an strong asset, as well as an permanent authorization to work in Sweden or SE/EU/CH/NO citizenship.

The recruitment process
The culture in NKT is founded on high ambitions, strong performance and dedication. By joining us you will become part of a working environment with continuous opportunity for personal and professional development founded in teamwork.  

Please apply at our website at latest 20th of February 2022. Personality- and capacity tests will occur in our recruitment process. The final candidates will be invited to our Assessment Day in Karlskrona in April. 

If you have any questions regarding our Trainee program or your application, you are very welcome to reach out to Trainee Project Manager and 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 your application!


Learn more about NKT, our solutions, recent awarded projects and our Trainee program via the following links:


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NKT Trainee program


About NKT
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 1.4 billion in 2020.


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 - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.


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Posting Date:  13-Jan-2022

Lyckeby, SE, 37165

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  2361

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