Tender Engineer

    • Category: Engineering
    • Location: Lyckeby, SE; Manchester, GB; Rotterdam, NL; Rotterdam City, NL; Malmoe, SE

    Electrify your career by connecting a greener world with NKT!

    Join Tender Engineering within the Business line HV Solutions Karlskrona.

    Do you want to play a key role in empowering the green transformation of society? Are you motivated by taking responsibility and solving complex problems by team work? Are you passionate about large projects and state-of-the-art technology? Join NKT and be a part of a team highly skilled engineers, based in Karlskrona, Sweden and other locations. In Karlskrona, NKT has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility for manufacturing high voltage and extra high voltage power cables, the largest AC & DC electrical test labs in northern Europe and Victoria - our cable laying vessel.


    As a Tender Lead Engineer in our multi-cultural team you will contribute in designing our world class AC and DC cable systems to our international customers.


    Drive the technical scope commercially 

    As a supplier of complete cable systems, we are in an expanding phase where you will be a significant part of our Engineering team. In the role as Lead Engineer you will be working with the design of the most advanced cable systems on the market in our tenders and/or our delivery projects. You will use both in-house developed and commercially available software to design cable systems in all aspects; electrical, mechanical and thermal. Your calculations make it possible to create cost efficient solutions while adhering to relevant standards. 

    You are eager to tailor NKT’s technical offer to customer requirements and applicable standards while maintaining responsibility of risk, budget and schedule. 

    You will dealing with all aspects of a commercial offer or the execution of a project, such as commercial, legal, planning and installation activities.


    Your primary tasks will be: 

    • Driving the technical scope in tender projects
    • Designing high quality and cost-efficient cable systems based on customer’s specifications and all relevant standards
    • Performing calculations for full technical scope including electrical, thermal and mechanical calculations
    • Taking responsibility for cost calculations related to the products, tests and engineering work in tenders
    • Assessing risks and opportunities in tender projects
    • Responsible for understanding and consider customer’s contract/specifications
    • Serving as the technical interface to customer in tender/delivery projects


    Our Engineering team is open to innovative ideas and supports personal and collective growth. We thrive on the diversity of our technical backgrounds that allows us to have an all-round perspective in our solutions to the benefit of our customers. You will bring in your skills to enhance your personal growth as well as that of the team. The work location is primarily in Karlskrona, Sweden. Other locations such as Malmö, Sweden, Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Manchester, UK can be considered.


    Analytical and collaborative engineer with good communication skills

    To succeed in this role you have a high technical interest and competence. You take an active role in your own competence building by actively identifying and pursuing areas of improvement.

    You are a systematic and analytical problem solver that can work independently and have a high sense of responsibility for your work. You are efficient in managing your own time and flexible to adjust to the varying demands of project work. Meeting deadlines and quality criteria is a natural part of your workflow and planning. 

    Our team is built on collaboration and strong team spirit, therefore being a team player and open-minded in sharing solutions, competences and experiences is a success factor in this role.

    As a versatile communicator you are service-minded and you can elaborate on complex concepts adjusting your message to your audience during negotiations within the technical scope with NKT’s customers. Furthermore, you are systematic in collecting, organizing and presenting data in technical documentation with high quality and in accordance with internal and customer requirements.


    Additionally, your CV comprises: 

    • M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering. Relevant Engineering disciplines,  Physics or other relevant university degree will be considered. 
    • Proficiency and affinity with modern IT tools for engineering, such as Matlab or Comsol
    • Fluency English in spoken and written
    • Valid work permit in the intended work location.

    Contact and application

    Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level? Let us know, we are waiting for you! Please apply at our website at latest 21th of October.


    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Managers Anton Pettersson or Mikael Wennerberg. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HR Business Partner Kristina Owesson. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 


    Union representatives

    Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380  

    Unionen – Joakim Wikström  ++46734070243

    Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911


    We are looking forward to receiving your application!

    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.

    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. www.NKT.com.

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