Material Specialist

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Falun, SE

Are you an experienced Material Specialist? Do you want to bring your expertise and knowledge into play supporting our clear purpose to connect a greener world? Then we have the ideal opportunity at NKT Falun for you!

We can offer you a seat in an international company where your knowledge of raw materials has an important part in our development of new solutions and designs supporting the green energy transition.

A trusted advisor with knowledge and drive for material-related issues

As our material specialist, you will be responsible for providing knowledge about materials used for both the new design of cables as well as supporting and driving investigations of material-related issues concerning both products and production. Doing so, you will keep a holistic perspective on the interdependencies between materials in cable design and production and be a trusted advisor to other colleagues in the R&D organization. It means you will be the one blocking or releasing materials for future solutions.

Some of your responsibilities will be:  

  • Testing of new materials in production
  • Testing and verification the functionality of the product
  • Responsible for materials in new (end existing) designs
  • Issuing technical specifications for sourcing of raw materials
  • Material strategies
  • Provide support to quality- and production department

We are looking for a curious problem solver

The person we are looking for is an analytical team player with the mindset of always solve problems. You have the skills to lead projects and to collaborate with various stakeholders, such as production, quality, design, procurement, sales, product management and more. The tasks requires the ability to perform laboratory analysis and technical approve materials and suppliers. You are supportive and feels comfortable providing technical support in material when needed.

Your requirements:

  • B.Sc or M.Sc in material science or similar, chemical engineer, or experience equal
  • Project management skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Good knowledge in Swedish is prefferable
  • Good knowledge in the area of materials, preferred polymer chemistry

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.   

Apply with CV and personal letter via the link below. We will process applications continuously, so please apply for the position as soon as possible. 

Tests can occur in our recruitment processes.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact local HR Business Partner Moa Bäckstedt, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. Read more about the life at NKT here: Life @ NKT | NKT

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Sveriges Ingenjörer - Karl Östgren, +46 236 8442

Unionen - Björn Jansson, +46 72 156 04 25

Ledarna - Per Skalin, +46 23 68554

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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 and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. 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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