Quality Engineer

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Lyckeby, SE

Be a part of our creative Quality Development Team at NKT

With us, you will be an important contributor to the effort to deliver product of the highest quality to meet our customers high expectations!

Our mission is to secure a greener future

You will play an important role in our innovative Quality Development Team at NKT in Karlskrona. The role as Quality Engineer will focus on the processes along our value chain from order through production, installation to test of the cable system.

Your area of responsibility is to independently and continuously secure, improve and coordinate product quality-related issues with a focus on proactively eliminating causes and reducing overall cost with analytical skills together with NKT co-workers.

Your tasks in the role will include:

  • Independently and analytically lead root cause analysis
  • Contribute to reduction of Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
  • Improve our way of working towards doing right the first time
  • Efficiently strive for improvement of our processes to reduce Non-Conformities

You will coordinate improvement projects based on quality analyses and implement them throughout the organization. When product and processes are at risk you take initiative and adjust existing processes and way of working. 

Effective time management and ability to set priorities 

To be successful in this role, we believe that you work in a positive manner and have outstanding analytical skills. You have no trouble with communicating at all levels within and outside of the organization and is referred to by others as someone who present their opinion in an educational way.

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • Former experience within an equivalent position within the manufacturing or construction industry
  • Bachelor engineer degree with quality focus or similar
  • Experience from working with quality tools like 5-Why, 8D or equal - Six sigma, lean etc
  • MS office, Excel (minitab) experience
  • Fluent in English and Swedish
  • Experience from leading root case analysis or improvements projects

Taking initiatives and handle many things at the same time is natural to you and so is working in a structured way with analysis and improvements.

NKT is a diverse organization where we work together with respect and appreciation of our different background. This position needs you to be open to work with colleagues within different areas and processes in the company.

Join us for a greener future

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. ​

This role will offer you great possibilities to contribute to our growth journey by supporting our company in Quality related topics, but also to challenge and develop the way we do things. You will gain exciting opportunities to develop your own career. 

Sounds interesting? Then we’d like to speak to you. Even if you don’t tick all the boxes – let us know. Knowledge gaps can be filled and the most important thing is your potential, motivation and eager to contribute to our future success. Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!

We will review applications continuously but we recommend you to apply no later than September 30th, 2023. Be aware that personality and cognitive tests might be included in the recruitment process.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Team leader Quality Development, Åsa Gustafsson, +46 738 56 87 17, asa.gustafsson@nkt.com, Head of Quality, Jakob Svensson, +46 705 39 95 13,  jakob.svensson@nkt.com or HR Business Partner, Annika Svensson annika.svensson@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 – Joakim Wikström, +46 734 53 10 61

Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!


About NKT
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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