Design Engineer

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Alingsas, SE

    Self-Driven and Future-Oriented 
    Are you a self-driven and future-oriented Design Engineer with some years of experience? Do you want to be part of the world’s renewable energy transformation? Then we might have the right job for you! NKT is currently expanding our Engineering team, and we are offering a unique opportunity.

    Design and Develop for the future – you will be our key to success 
    We are searching for a colleague with some years of experience as Design Engineer. If you have knowledge in the field of Cable Accessories HVAC and/or HVDC that will be a big bonus.    

    Your specific work will be to take the role as a Design Engineer for development and product ada
    ptations for our product portfolio requested by clients and/or Product Management of HVAC and HVDC Cable Accessories. Your responsibility will be the design of Cable Accessories including 3D modelling, 2D drawings for our HVAC and HVDC Accessories, mechanical calculations and BOM creation in our PLM system. Practical work in our test lab will be needed as well like various product installations to proof the design. Writing reports and do various presentations will also be a part of your daily work. 

    As a Design Engineer you will be a part of the Engineering team located in Alingsås. This team is working with Cable Accessories for MV (Medium Voltage) and HV (High Voltage), AC (Alternating Current) and DC (Direct Current). You will be joining the Engineering group with other Design Engineers. You will also work closely to our Accessories R&D department with other Design Engineers, Material Engineers, Specialists, Project Mangers and Lab/Test Engineers. 

    A communicative Team Player
    As a person, you are self-driven with a positive and future-oriented attitude. You have excellent collaboration and communication skills. You are also service-minded, with a high sense of responsibility.


    Additionally, your CV includes: 
    •    B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree preferably in Mechanical Engineering ore Electrical Engineering.
    •    Experience (+5 years) in the Electrical or Mechanical Engineering field.
    •    Great experience in CAD as Solid Works or similar CAD system, 
    in PLM Windchill or other PLM system and MS Office.
    •    Fluency in spoken and written English.
    •    If you speak German, it would be a plus.

    You will be located in Alingsås and report to the manager for Applied Engineering. Because of the global set-up you will be travelling to other sites occasionally, estimated 10-20 days per year, domestic and international. 

    Contact and application
    Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment? Let us know, we are waiting for you!
    You are welcome to apply as soon as possible, but latest September 30th, 2022. 

    Personality- and Capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process.

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Isabella Corso, Manager Applied Engineering,
    In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Ellinor Dahlvid, HR Director Accessories, +46 766 44 68 62,

    Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

    Union representatives
    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Peter Kjellsson, +46 733 64 21 34  
    Unionen - Mikael Sztanski +46 455 753 24

    We look forward to receive your application!


    About NKT
    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. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

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