R&D Engineer (Electrical)



Join Our Team as an R&D Electrical Engineer in Västerås!


Are you passionate about shaping the future of High Voltage Technology? Are you ready to tackle technical challenges head-on and drive innovation? As a key contributor to our Technology Consulting team, you'll play a crucial role in R&D projects, developing advanced cable systems that integrate renewable energy into the grid.


What's in it for you?


  • Lead technical projects, utilizing your expertise to drive innovation and deliver impactful solutions.
  • Understand and address customer needs, enhancing operations and satisfaction.
  • Apply your unique electrical and high voltage technology skills to predict electromagnetic phenomena and build advanced test circuits.
  • Shape future technical developments through power system analysis.
  • Communicate technical findings effectively to diverse stakeholders.


Responsibilities & Primary Tasks:


  • Spearhead projects, implement operational improvements, and address customer requirements.
  • Define and predict electromagnetic phenomena in electrical components.
  • Conduct electrical experiments and contribute to product monitoring system development.
  • Communicate technical findings comprehensively to various stakeholders.
  • Model and simulate electrical phenomena for future High Voltage products.
  • Enhance understanding of insulation systems through experiments.
  • Troubleshoot electrical breakdowns and propose improvements.
  • Provide consulting services to internal and external customers.
  • Mitigate risks in R&D and consulting projects.


Additionally, your CV should demonstrate:


  • 3+ years in R&D or similar roles, with familiarity in electrical insulation characterizations.
  • Strong background in Electrical Engineering and HV technology, with capabilities in power system analysis.
  • Ability to create value for the business and customers through technical contributions.
  • Commendations on project achievements from both coworkers and patrons.
  • Creative, innovative, with structured and systematic thinking.
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in simulation tools like COMSOL Multiphysics, MATLAB, Labview, PSpice, etc



Contribute, Challenge and Grow

Join a diverse and international team of experts developing the power cable technology of the future, focusing on deeper seas, lower losses and higher performance. The technology department leads the company's research and development programme, including materials development, and operates some of the most advanced high-voltage testing centres in the industry. NKT also operates a technology consulting centre in Sweden, where technical experts and scientists support the industry worldwide with cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations.

Sounds interesting? Then we would like to speak to you. Even if you do not tick all the boxes – If you are motivated, have potential, and want to contribute to our growth, even if you do not meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. We will review applications continuously, but we recommend you apply no later than 15th May 2024. Be aware that personality and cognitive tests might be included in the recruitment process.

If you have any questions regarding the position, you may contact Claire Pitois at: Claire.Pitois@nkt.com . In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to the HR Business Partner, Sanjana Tripathy, at: sanjana.tripathy@nkt.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!


Union Representatives 

Sveriges Ingenjörer - Zohreh Keshavarz <Zohreh.Keshavarz@nkt.com> & Edo Kolic <Edo.Kolic@nkt.com>



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. www.nkt.com



Posting Date:  16 Jun 2024

Vaesteras, SE, 721 78

Type:  Temporary contract
Requisition ID:  5155

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