Senior Tender Design Engineer

  • Category: Project Management & Execution
  • Location: Chennai, IN

Do you possess an interest in understanding commercial terms and describe yourself as a structured person with an eye for detail? Then we might have the right job for you!

Working closely with our international customers, we develop, manufacture, and install efficient, environmentally friendly, and technologically advanced high-voltage cables, (HVC), for land and offshore applications worldwide.

Join expanding NKT ,Chennai India

Our site in Chennai , India is expanding heavily and now we are looking for a skilled Senior Tender Design engineer to strengthen the team. In this role you will be working in a tender design team with responsibility to complete ownership of the technical scope in tenders and support lead engineer with calculations and documentation.

Your main responsibility will be to create and update tender design for upcoming cable system projects.

On a daily business this is what the role includes:

  • Ensure compliance of NKT’s cable system with internal requirements, international standards and Client requirements
  • Maintain alignment between technical proposal and tender strategy
  • Take ownership of assigned technical scop
  • Follow established Engineering processes
  • Follow established Engineering design premises

We are a creative and collaborative team who support each other in a great way!   

Creative and analytical designer

Growth factors in this position are creativity and being able to handle a large amount of information. You will need to be practical and structured with an ability to take own decisions which would be crucial for your growth. To operate in a diverse and international environment stimulates you.

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • 15-20 years’ experience with HV cable system design (Experience in submarine cables is a plus)
  • 15-20 years’ experience with thermal/electrical calculations
  • 15-20 years’ experience in compiling tender documentation
  • 15-20 years of working experience in remote teams
  • Experience with team management /mentorship
  • Experience in COMSOL / FEM Simulation
  • Preferably CYMCAP / any other cable design software
  • Fluency in spoken and written English      

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. You will gain exciting opportunities to develop your own career. 

Sound 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 growth. Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!

In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to  Ganesan, Talent Acquisition Specialist,
Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!


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.

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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