Principal Engineer

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Lyckeby, SE

    Strengthen excellence in testing technologies in the world’s largest high voltage laboratory

    Do you have some years’ experience from a testing environment as well as a solid technical background? Are you keen on being a part of further strengthening our world leading test procedures and equipment? Then we might have the right job for you! In this role you will not only be the expert within high-voltage cables testing but also our visionary in future testing technologies.

    Drive NKT´s global testing development and ensure our future excellence
    In our test labs - the largest AC & DC electrical test labs in northern Europe – you will be the senior advisor in testing technology. As the Senior Test Expert you will support our engineers with test expertise and drive our global testing development and implementation.  At NKT, HSE is of highest priority and you will be the adviser in test safety questions as well as executing electrical and mechanical safety- and legal implementations. 

    Your primary tasks will be: 

    •    Give guidance and assistance to all NKT’s global testing businesses
    •    Ensure and support NKT’s competency in SAT (Site Acceptance Test) technologies
    •    Ensure NKT’s competency in testing technologies
    •    Assure continuous improvement in testing quality and testing-technology productivity
    •    Ensure NKT’s testing-technology assets and investments
    •    Actively follow and take lead in international development in testing technologies
    •    Hands-on assistance for complex tests at all NKT’s sites.

    You will be a part of a highly skilled team based in Karlskrona. Here you will be the test expert who – together with your colleagues in Karlskrona – supports Karlskrona but also other test missions around Europe. We are a part of an international organization with colleagues in Karlskrona, Cologne, Alingsås and our research team in Västerås. Externally we participate in multiple working groups as members in Cigré and other similar committees.

    Innovative test expert 
    We are looking for a highly skilled expert who can, together with the rest of the team drive execution with a strong engineering focus. Your innovative and creative personality exploits in this role and is indeed a success factor. You thrive in a role with high level of collaboration – both internally and externally - and your strong communication skills is characterized by adaptiveness and clarity.

    Additionally, your CV comprises: 

    •    MSc in electrical engineering or related majors. PhD is mertiting
    •    a couple of years of experience from testing enviroment
    •    Fluency in spoken and written English, Swedish is meriting

    Contact and application
    Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest December 15th. We are reviewing the applicants on an ongoing basis so do not wait with your application! 

    Tests can occur in our recruitment processes.  If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Nils Wallnäs, +46701482505 or Recruiter HRBP Elin Jönsson, 
    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 – Joakim Wikström +46 73 407 02 43
    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911

    Welcome with 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 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

    What we offer:

    Remote work possibilities

    Flexible working hours

    Strong safety culture

    Exciting career development opportunities

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    Hightech industry environment

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