Junior Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Cologne, DE

If you really want to make a difference, then join our engineering team as a Junior Engineer our engineering team. With our high-tech cable solutions, we enable the energy transition and give you the chance to shape the future with a great team and in a global company.

Your area of responsibility

In your role as a junior engineer, you will have technical responsibility for quotation and project documentation with a special focus on HVAC- and/or HVDC-land cables.

Other tasks include:

  • Examination of the tenders for cable connections for technical feasibility and decision on them

  • Carrying out technical calculations and creating the corresponding system design including accessories

  • Compilation of the necessary technical documents including overview technical drawings

  • Setting up the necessary cables, accessories, and external/internal services

  • Reviewing and commenting on the technical preparations of subcontractors

  • Creation and updating of technical descriptions and data sheets

  • Support team during technical negotiations and project management in project discussions and acceptance tests with the customer

Your profile

We at NKT contribute to the energy transition. It is not for nothing that our motto is “We connect a greener world”. To support us in this, you should have the following qualities:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in electrical engineering

  • Experience in modeling and sizing cable systems

  • Initial professional experience in large-scale projects/high-voltage cable projects

  • High communication and negotiation skills as well as a high level of commitment, flexibility, and the ability to work in a team

  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written

Very good IT knowledge in Microsoft 365, Microsoft Project, SAP as well as confident handling of common software such as COMSOL and MATLAB, programming knowledge

Do not meet all the requirements?

At NKT, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and authentic work environment. So, if you are interested in a position, please apply, even if your previous work experience does not meet all the qualifications.

You could be the right candidate for this position!

What we offer

  • Collective bargaining advantages (e.g., vacation and Christmas bonuses, special allowances)

  • 35-hour work week

  • 30 days of vacation

  • Attractive working time models (e.g., flextime and remote work)

  • Subsidized canteen

  • Further training opportunities

  • Benefits through corporate benefits program

  • Free parking or good public transportation connections

  • Company doctor (e.g., various health prevention offers

Contact and application

NKT is committed to fostering diversity and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and be inspired to excel. We believe that a diverse structure enables sustainable performance, and an inclusive and welcoming culture creates a better workplace.

We look forward to receiving your full application via our career’s portal. Please note that due to the General Data Protection Regulation, we cannot accept applications by email or post.

If you have any questions about the advertised position, please contact Mr. Sina Larki, Head of AC Onshore Engineering, Sina.Larki@nkt.com or our Senior HR Business Partner Frau Nadine Froitzheim-Laatz, Nadine.Froitzheim-Laatz@nkt.com.

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. www.nkt.com

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Strong safety culture

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