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Be a part of developing cutting-edge HVDC cables enabling transformation to green energy
As an R&D Specialist in our highly skilled multi-cultural team you will contribute in the development of our world class HVDC cable systems – playing a key role in keeping our position as an innovative market leader. Being part of NKT opens a world of future career opportunities as well as learning possibilities. If you are keen on an new opportunity and technical challenge, this might be the right job for you!
Be a valuable asset in the development of our HVDC cables and accessories
NKT invests heavily within the research and development area and has a pioneering track record with several recent world records such as the recently qualified 640 kV extruded DC cable system.
The main purpose with this role is to enhance the product performance and optimize the product design. One key factor is to make a proper balance between model complexity and its usefulness. As a R&D specialist you will provide technical expertise in cable technology, mainly electrothermal design and reliability calculations as well as improving knowledge and design of our HVDC cable accessories.
Your primary tasks will be:
Electrothermal design and FEM calculations of HVDC cable systems mainly within cable accessories
Maintaining knowledge database
Participation in standardization committees, e.g. Cigré, IEC.
Participate as R&D Project Support in our commercial projects mainly towards HVDC cable accessories
Participate as an expert in R&D projects mainly towards HVDC cable accessories
You will be a part of a highly academic and skilled team, based in Karlskrona in the southern part of Sweden. 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 a cable laying vessel. We are a part of the international technology organization with colleagues in Cologne, Alingsås and Västerås. Externally we participate in multiple working groups as members in Cigré and other similar committees as well as collaboration with Sweden’s leading universities KTH, CTH and DTU in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Analytical and inquisitive problem solver with good communication skills
We are looking for an enthusiastic and goal driven specialist who can contribute to NKT keeping its role as a world leading manufacturer of high voltage cables. You are creative in verifying and cross checking the model results and solve problems with a critical, investigational and systematic mindset.
You thrive in a role where you effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members to achieve the project goals as well as being able to work independently.
You must like and be good at analysing data and be able to deliver additional conclusions and recommendations. To succeed, it is also important that you can convert your technical ideas and conclusions as well as tailor your communication to your audience.
Additionally, your CV comprises:
PhD in physics, electrical engineering, high voltage engineering or related majors
MSc in physics, electrical engineering, high voltage engineering or related majors plus some years work experience in a similar field
Experience from electric field calculations, FEM, mathematical modelling, high voltage engineering
Proficiency and affinity with modern IT tools for engineering, such as Matlab or Comsol
Fluency in spoken and written English
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 21st of March.
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Tobias Quist, +46 730 60 25 50. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Senior Recruiter Josefine Persson, email@example.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Christian Fisch, +46 455 56 380
Unionen - Mikael Hammarin +46 455 75 972
Ledarna - Roger Jönsson, +46 455 55 911
Welcome with your application!
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 3,300 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.