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Experimental Engineer within Materials



NKT, a world-leading supplier of cables for the energy sector, is investing to reach further success in innovation and R&D. From the site in Västerås, technical experts and scientists have worked with industries worldwide in cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations, for more than one hundred years. 


Technology Consulting is a dynamic workplace with an atmosphere characterized by development and learning. Facilities include modern laboratories and you will be working with colleagues who are experts in their specific fields. Through the range of different R&D Projects and customer assignments, there will be great opportunities to build a wide, global network of technical partners and business units. 


Engage in laboratory work and material characterization 
As Experimental Engineer within Technology Consulting you will be working with improvement of current techniques and methods but also product development by identifying, proposing and implementing innovative solutions related to materials. 


Within this role you will provide consulting services on technical challenges within your own area of expertise. You will lead and participate in various consulting assignments and complex investigations for both internal and external customers. 


This role includes varying tasks where you will need a service-oriented and consultative approach. You will be working with, among other things, 
•    Participate in R&D projects related to cable materials and system
•    Engage in laboratory work and material characterization relevant to the projects 
•    Formulate and perform experiments within projects, including building experimental set-ups
•    Secure high quality and efficiency in all deliveries
•    Responsibility for financial and technical follow up of projects  


Communicative and experienced
Do you have a strong background within experimental work, as well as material analysis and characterization, with at least five years of practical work? 


To succeed in this role you are a good team player with a goal oriented mind. As the role includes a lot of communication with colleagues, stake-holders and customers you need good communication skills as well as a service-oriented mind. You are also a highly trusted and accurate person. 


Apart from this you do also have
•   A Master’s degree in area related to materials 
•   Creativity in problem solving
•   Experience in project management
•   The ability to work both independently and in a team environment
•   Experience in CAD and ability to independently discuss constructions with work-shop is a plus
Another requirement in this role is fluency in Swedish and English, both verbal and written.

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 18th of April 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 Manager, Karin Gustafsson +46 703 34 30 98 or 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 - Malena Bergsblom, +46 730 29 29 89


Welcome with your application!


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 3,300 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:  30-Mar-2021

Vaesteras, SE, 721 78

Type:  Permanent

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