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Lead Engineer, Tender/Project Engineering - NKT

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Do you have the ambition to be part of the green transformation of the power grid?
Do you see your skills and competences truly coming into their own in a leading technical role?

Are you looking for the opportunity to be part of the creation of technological future with a world leading supplier in high voltage power cables?

Be the catalyst that transforms NKT technology into technical solutions for our customers!

Work description

As a supplier of complete HVAC and HVDC cable systems, we are in an expanding phase where you will be an important part of our Engineering team!

With us you will design the most advanced cable systems on the market and follow projects from their conception to their materialization. In the role as Lead Engineer at NKT you will take technical lead in both tenders and projects. 

You will use both in-house developed and commercially available software to design world-class 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.

You will act as the interface towards external customers and lead negotiations within the technical scope. High quality technical documentation is essential for this purpose.
As a Lead Engineer in NKT you will be part of an Engineering team that is open to innovative ideas and supports personal and collective growth. Our Engineering team thrives 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.

Working at NKT 

NKT is a global company, world leading in high voltage cables. Head office is located in Broendby, Denmark. NKT has approximately 3500 employees, 14 production sites in Europe and sales offices all over the world. NKT is owned by NKT A/S, listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. 

Our employees are the key to success 
The work culture at NKT bases itself on high ambition, strong performance and great commitment. We have a clear goal in our strategy, to be a workplace where the most qualified workers in the industry choose to make a career. To support these strategic goals, NKT offer their workers an environment with continuous opportunities for personal development.

Who are you?

In order to excel in the role as Lead Engineer at NKT you have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Engineering. Specialisation in Electrical engineering or equivalent work experience is preferred. 

Experience from the Power industry or from similar work is meritorious, as well as skills in MatLab and/or Comsol.

You are a systematic and analytical problem solver that can work independently and has a high sense of responsibility for your work. 

You are an effective communicator that values a collaborative work environment.

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. 
Fluency in English is a must. Swedish and/or German is a bonus.

Position details 

Full time, starting date on agreement 


Karlskrona, Sweden 

Contact information and application

Apply with CV and personal letter. Preferably in both English and Swedish. 

If you have any questions about your application, please contact our external recruitment office: 
Josefine Persson, 0706 88 67 33, josefine@engqvistzimmerman.se
Annika Zimmerman, 0733 60 60 30, annika@engqvistzimmerman.se

Union representatives 
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380 
Unionen - Marcus Jolin, +46 455 56 337 
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911 

Time schedule

We want your application as soon as possible as we handle applications on an ongoing basis. Apply before October 29, 2019. 

We welcome your application!

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