Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Specialist

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Chennai, IN

Help Connect a Greener World!

Global demand for renewable energy is soaring, and NKT is supporting that demand by delivering high-quality power transmission cables, services and solutions for both on-shore and off-shore applications. Join a team that is catalysing meaningful progress for our global community!

The role:

NKT is seeking a passionate LCA Specialist to join the forefront of our sustainability efforts. You'll collaborate with a dedicated team at the LCA relevant professional experience center, shaping high-quality Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) crucial for internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with the HVS Business Line and under the guidance of the VP Group Sustainability, you'll extend your expertise across various business lines.

Your contributions will be key in establishing and refining the standards, tools, and methods that define NKT's commitment to LCA skills.


  • Taking ownership in building environmental LCA models and carbon footprint estimates is crucial for projects and tenders. Aligning with tender strategies and technical proposals requires establishing an efficient structure for LCA processes and responding to data requests from stakeholders.
  • Expertise in LCA methods, software applications, and environmental regulations is essential.
  • Maintaining databases and communication formats during tenders ensures compliance and innovation in sustainability. Supporting procurement departments in selecting sustainable materials and providing LCAs for development projects are key responsibilities.


We're seeking a qualified individual to perform environmental Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and carbon footprint calculations for projects and tenders. You'll analyze cable and system designs, leveraging other relevant data to identify environmental optimization opportunities.

In addition to these qualities, you should possess the following expertise

  • Score on tender level
  • Compile relevant documentation
  • Perform lesson learnt session with internal stakeholders
  • Involved in improvement teams relating to NKTs Sustainability strategy
  • Interface with relevant depts in the organization

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • A university degree on a master level in environmental science, engineering or equivalent, where LCA methods and tools have been used.
  • Minimum of +2 years of professionally conducting LCA. Good knowledge of LCA standards, software (preferably SimaPro), and databases and climate reporting standards (GHG Protocol, SBTi etc.) and LCA standards.
  • Open mindset and prepared to introduce LCA & carbon accounting in the cable industry

About NKT
At the factory in Karlskrona, NKT is designing, developing and manufacturing the high-voltage power cable solutions enabling the transition to renewable energy. Here, you will join a diverse organization at an internationally recognized engineering center operating one of the most advanced high-voltage test halls, a state-of-the-art cable manufacturing and the NKT Victoria – the most sustainable cable-laying vessel in the offshore industry. 

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

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Hightech industry environment

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