R&D Design Engineer

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Alingsas, SE

    Let´s jumpstart your carrier in an industry that is growing at breakneck speed! 
    We are looking for several Design Engineers to join our growing global R&D department at NKT! With our expansion we are now offering an unique opportunity for newly graduates and more junior candidates to influence and proudly be part of the worlds renewable energy transformation.

    Design and Develop for the future
    Come add a fresh breeze to our expanding Global R&D department at NKT! You will be working on developing cable accessories for high voltage AC and DC cable systems needed for the green transformation of the energy system. 

    You will be joining a tech-community with extensive knowledge and experience in material, design, simulation, and testing of cable terminations and joints. Except for designing technical solutions that meet the customer requirements in collaboration with R&D engineers, specialist and test facilities globally, your role will also involve performing and evaluating electrical and mechanical simulations, participate in development and qualification tests and develop quality control plans. 

    Your role will also involve..

    •    Be design responsible throughout the R&D projects
    •    Conceptual work in 3D CAD
    •    Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
    •    Design verification – both simulation and test plan creation
    •    Produce final designs and drawings

    Take pride in delivering high quality
    To succeed in this role we believe that you are curious, optimistic, and obtain great engineering skills. Additionally you are eager to work on your personal development, where your spark for innovation is balanced by a strong sense for quality and ownership of deliveries.  Furthermore, your CV includes ..

    •    University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or an equivalent relevant field
    •    Max. 3 years of work experience within the field
    •    Experience and System knowledge in 3D CAD – Solid Works or similar CAD system and  PLM system. 
    •    Fluent in English 

    Bonus points for:
    •    Fluency or knowledge in other languages, especially Swedish and German
    •    Taking agency of your accomplishments 
    •    Knowledge about of simulation software like Matlab, Comsol
    •    Experience from medium or high voltage industry
    •    Experience from R&D 


    You will be located in Alingsås and report to the VP of R&D. Because of the global set-up you will be travelling to other sites occasionally, estimated 5-10 days per year, domestic and international.

    Contact and application
    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 for a better place to work.

    Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest December 20, 2022. We work with an ongoing selection throughout the whole process. This also means that the position can be filled before the application deadline.

    Tests can occur in our recruitment processes. 
    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Fredrik Axelsson, VP Accessories R&D, Fredrik.axelsson@nkt.com, or Sara Karlsson, Recruiter, sara.karlsson-external@nkt.com, +46 702 02 64 51. 
    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.
    Union Representatives
    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Peter Kjellsson, +46 733 64 21 34
    Unionen - Joakim Wikström, +46 73 40 70 243
    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 3,900 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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