Junior Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Cologne, DE

NKT HV Solutions contributes to the “Energiewende” (energy transition) in Germany in several lots and contracts of the corridor projects SuedLink and SuedOstLink awarded by 50Hertz, TenneT and TransnetBW. Do you want to be a connector of the world’s renewable energy transformation? Then we have the right job for you! NKT is currently expanding our Engineering team, and we are offering a unique opportunity. 

Responsibility for cable and system design and support of project management
As a Junior Engineer (m/f/d) you are responsible for quotations and project management. In addition, your main tasks include:
•    Checking tenders for technical feasibility and deciding on them
•    Carrying out technical calculations and preparing the corresponding documentation
•    Determination of the cable and system design as well as cable laying
•    Compilation of the necessary technical documents incl. general drawings
•    Listing of the necessary cables, fittings, and external/internal services
•    Compilation of the engineering budget for the offer calculation 
•    Preparation and updating of technical descriptions and data sheets
•    Support of the project management in project meetings


In your new position at the Cologne site, you will report to your direct manager, one of the Project Lead Engineers of the corridor projects. The HVDC Engineering Team currently consists of 7 colleagues. By arrangement, you can work on a mobile basis, enjoy our flexitime system and profit from our corporate benefits.

Ambitious Engineer (m/f/d) with first professional experience in high-voltage technology
We are looking for an ambitious Engineer (m/f/d) who has experience in modelling cable systems. You should have strong communication and negotiation skills as well as a high level of commitment, flexibility & the ability to work in a team. You will also have very good IT skills, e.g., in Microsoft 365, Microsoft Project, SAP. Other important qualifications are:
•    Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical engineering (Electrical Engineer or similar)
•    Professional experience in the field of large-scale projects/high-voltage cable projects is an advantage 
•    Very good knowledge of English and German, both written and spoken

Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment? Let us know, we are waiting for you! 
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.  
Please apply with CV and personal letter (including the indication of your earliest possible starting date) via the link below. Kindly note that due to GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents (including your earliest possible starting date) via the link below. Please note that we cannot accept applications by e-mail or post due to the General Data Protection Regulation. 
If you have any questions regarding the advertised position, please contact our HR Business Partner Ms Nadine Froitzheim-Laatz, Nadine.Froitzheim-Laatz@nkt.com, Tel. +49 221 676 2186
We look forward to receiving your application! 

About NKT

At the factory in Cologne, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the Energiewende and the global transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center at a state-of-the-art power cable factory. 

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. www.nkt.com

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Remote work possibilities

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