NKT Trainee - High Voltage Solutions

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Lyckeby, SE

    NKT Trainee Program – High Voltage  Solutions Karlskrona

    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 newly or soon-to-be graduated student - from a Swedish university with a Master's degree within electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, energy engineering, physics or similar?  

    NKT’s power transmission solutions connect the electrical grid of countries together and enables transmission of renewable power from remote locations to urban areas. Cables are the unseen heroes of this electrified age and the global transition to renewable energy. We take great pride in being part of the green transition and building a sustainable future for generations to come. 

    We are now scouting for newly graduated talents to join our Trainee program within the business area HV Solutions. In Karlskrona we have extensive expertise in turnkey solutions for HVAC and HVDC cable systems, a state-of-the-art production facility for manufacturing high voltage and extra high voltage power cables and the largest AC & DC electrical test labs in northern Europe. We also harbour NKT Victoria - our own cable laying vessel. Sounds interesting?

    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. 


    Eager to kick-start your career in a global company with endless opportunities

    The NKT Trainee program start in early September 2023 and lasts over 12 months. You will be permanently employed from day one with all the benefits that our employees normally have.  Business needs as well as your ambitions will determine within which department in Karlskrona you will have your fixed position after the trainee year. During the program you will take part in a high profile project together with other trainees, sponsored by one of our senior business leaders. The program includes a total of four job-rotation blocks, whereof one international, each approximately twelve weeks. The objective of the rotations is for you to achieve a solid end-to-end understanding of NKT, our culture and for you to develop a broad network across the organisation. During the various rotations you will get the responsibility for well-defined tasks and solve problems that are typical for NKT. 


    The rotation abroad will accelerate your personal growth in an international environment. Together with your manager you will decide which international rotation best serves to complete your trainee year and give you the best prerequisites for a continued career at NKT. The time abroad will also give you insight into working in a different country and how different cultures influencing relationships and work. The overall setup of the trainee program will give you a unique possibility to get to know the industry and company from the 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 into your program. 


    Ambitious, collaborative and highly motivated talents

    We are looking for newly graduated (or soon-to-be) talents with a Master's degree within electrical engineering or areas such as physics, electric power, mechanics or similar. 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 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 and Swedish is considered an strong asset. You have permanent authorization to work in Sweden or SE/EU/CH/NO citizenship.


    The recruitment process

    Please apply at latest 1st of January 2023. Personality and adaptive tests might occur in our recruitment process. Interviews will be performed during weeks 4-6 and the final candidates will be invited to an Assessment Day in Karlskrona during week 9. If you have any questions regarding our Trainee program or your application, you are very welcome to reach out to HR Business Partner Alice Jerlmark, alice.jerlmark@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 - Unionen - Joakim Wikström +46734070243

    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


    We are looking forward to your application!

    Learn more about NKT, our solutions and our Trainee program through the following links:


    NKT Products & Solutions



    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. www.NKT.com


    What we offer:

    Remote work possibilities

    Flexible working hours

    Strong safety culture

    Exciting career development opportunities

    Global company & Scandinavian culture

    Hightech industry environment

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