Senior Electrical Engineer High Voltage Cables (m/f/d)

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Cologne, DE

If you really want to make a difference, then join our engineering team as a Senior Electrical Engineer. 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 Senior Electrical Engineer, you will have technical responsibility for high voltage cable quotation and project with a special focus on land cables (HVAC or HVDC Germany Corridor Projects) or sea cables. Other tasks include:

  • Creation and review of tender documents, technical feasibility check involving production and development departments and technical offer preparations

  • Carrying out the technical calculations and preparing the corresponding documentation

  • Cable system design and further optimization for large tenders and projects

  • Technical lead for projects and support of project management in customer interactions

  • Exchange of know-how and cooperation with cable and accessories design, development and production

  • Preparation and revision of technical calculation based on latest design standards

  • Support for sales in context of qualifications and technical clarifications

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

  • At least 7 years of professional experience in HVAC or HVDC cable design

  • 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

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

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

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 our Head of AC Offshore Engineering, Frau Sadiya Sardara,; or Senior HR Business Partner

Frau Bianca Stolberger,

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 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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