Cable Product Design Engineer

Cable Product Design Engineer

Vattenfall

Hamburg, Germany

We are looking for a Cable Product Design Engineer to work within our Business Area Wind, Offshore, Engineering.

The Engineering department is the technical know-how centre within Business Area Wind, setting the standards and guidelines as well as being embedded within our projects, both through the development and implementation phase as well as in operations.

Working within the Electrical Infrastructure & SCADA department of Engineering, the Cable Product Design Engineer shall provide technical expertise and design services for multiple development and operational projects and initiatives across our entire offshore portfolio.

The role will be located in our Hamburg Office, with frequent travel to other office locations and suppliers anticipated.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to maintaining high levels of health and safety performance across all activities to deliver inherently safer projects and working environments;
  • Lead work packages through technical readiness levels in product development up to realization of the innovation in a delivery project;
  • Provide technical expertise on cable design, manufacture, testing and commissioning activities. Deliver high quality and robust reports/recommendations to support technical findings;
  • Using finite element analysis software (COMSOL) to carry out cable rating assessments for both development operational and operational sites;
  • Coordination of cable design and dimensioning process for AC and DC products towards projects and support to business case preparation for multiple development projects;
  • Working with supply chain to review and improve cable technology to maximise Levelized Cost of Energy while maintaining quality and reliability of supplied cable and accessories.;
  • Conduct investigations and root cause analysis on existing cable assets;
  • Pro-active sharing knowledge and engaging as cable engineer within a team of other specialists in UK, Denmark and Germany.

Your background:

  • Have a master degree in electrical engineering or similar;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with high voltage on- and offshore cables;
  • Both practical and theoretical experience with cable and accessory design, manufacture and testing;
  • Proven experience in project management and leading work packages;
  • Experience with of working within cable/accessory production facilities;
  • Good English language skills and preferable also good German and/or Danish language skills;
  • Willingness to travel and work offshore;
  • High degree of self-motivation with a flexible approach to work;
  • Having worked e.g. with cable manufacturer, engineering company with dedicated cable competence or certification body.

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