Development Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Cologne, DE

Would you like to be involved in some of the most advanced cable projects in the world that support environmental change? Do you enjoy working in a diverse environment and appreciate that challenges are solved through teamwork?

Development of intelligent cable technologies for innovative HV cable projects

As a development engineer (m/f/d) you will work on strategic development projects. You will create design drafts in cooperation with engineering and manufacturing and give product presentations. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the following tasks: 

  • Selection and development of alternative materials and components 
  • Planning and conducting type / prequalification / development tests
  • Collaboration in process optimisation and introduction of new quality assurance methods
  • Development and support of new test methods
  • Conducting failure analyses

Committed engineer (m/f/d) who wants to be involved in large-scale green conversion projects

You have at least a completed technical education and first professional experience as a development engineer or ideally a Bachelor's and Master's degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering? Your working style is characterised by structured, responsible and analytical work? Further important qualifications are:

  • Effective communication skills in German and English
  • Experience in conducting and preparing presentations as well as confident handling of common Office programs and, if applicable, simulation tools
  • Independence, proactivity and goal orientation

We are offering to work in Cologne, flexible working time, international environment, and professional working culture. 

Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from diverse 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. 

Interested? Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. potential starting date). In case you have any inquiries about the position, please do not hesitate to contact Swetlana Anton, If you have questions concerning the recruitment process, please reach out to our HR Business Partner Yasmin Böhme, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

We look forward to your application!

About NKT
Join a diverse and international team of experts developing the power cable technology of the future with focus on deeper sea, lower losses and higher performance. Technology is leading the corporate R&D program including material development and operating some of the most advanced high-voltage test centers in the industry. NKT also operates a Technology Consulting center in Sweden, where technical experts and scientists supports industries worldwide in cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations. 

At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

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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