Cable Design Engineer - MV

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Asnaes, DK

Use your knowledge to design cables for a greener world
Are you keen on working with the newest innovation within the cable industry for the MV range? Do you thrive in a global environment and want to grow your career within the evermore important area of green technology? Then we might have the ideal opportunity for you!

At NKT we are continuously developing our range of MV cables to meet the demand for more sustainable solutions. At the same time, we are developing and growing our people into new roles, which means a position as MV Cable Design Engineer has become vacant. We are looking for a new colleague to the team, who can contribute to NKT being the preferred cable supplier for all customers. Our offer to you is a company with high potential, skilled people, competitive benefits, and a strategy of innovation, growth, and sustainability.

“My career in NKT started as a Cable Design Engineer, and after working with
cable designs for our LV, 1 kV and MV portfolio I transferred to being the responsible Product Engineer for our Utility business.
I’ve learned a lot during the last couple of years – and I’m looking forward to sharing that knowledge with our new colleague”
            Magnus D., Product Engineer

Contribute to creating and maintaining the design of MV cables
Working in the intersection between business, technology, and production, you will collaborate closely with Product Management, Production, and Quality in creating the data basis for the production of MV cables. This includes preparation of production documentation from specifications, material master data, and test routings. You will contribute to a safe and positive work environment ensuring compliance of cables with standards, and customer and legislative requirements. 

Other responsibilities and tasks will be to:

  • Optimize cable designs e.g., by limiting material consumption to a minimum
  • Limit the impact of our production and products on the environment
  • Assist in developing new products related to cables
  • Support Product Management and Sales in offers and tenders
  • Initiate and follow up on different kinds of tests

Practical problem-solving attitude
We are looking for technical talent, perhaps with a couple of years of experience in development and project management. You can recognize yourself as being a curious, open-minded, and self-going personality. As you will be part of a smaller team spread at all our production sites, you will need good communication skills. Together with your structured and detail-oriented approach, this will make you an important part of our team. 

Furthermore, your CV will include:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering LV/MV or
  • Min. 5 years of experience as an Experienced Electrical Installer 
  • Cable knowledge is of course a benefit
  • General IT skills, like Microsoft Office 
  • Ability to speak and understand Danish and be fluent in English 

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. The position is located in Asnæs, and some travel days per year should be expected according to business needs.

We will review applications continuously but recommend applying no later than May 25, 2023. Kindly note that due to GDPR, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager, Ingvar Hagman, or +46 767729623 or HR Business Partner, Renate Pedersen, Be aware that the recruitment process might include personality and adaptive tests.

Be a connector of the green tomorrow!


About NKT
Offers a broad range of building wire, low- and medium-voltage power cable supporting both safety in the building sector and the European energy transition. NKT markets high-quality products exceeding high customer expectations and has developed ergonomic solutions that are easy to install. Here, you will join a diverse and international organization operating from five main production sites with strong market positions across Europe driven by customer centricity and a growth focus. 

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

Laboratories Deputy

What Isac likes best about working at NKT is that there is a purpose behind the work that he and his team are doing which is to help in the ongoing environmental crisis and energy crisis in the world.

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