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Senior Cable Engineer Production and Design (UK)


Coventry, COV, GB, CV4 8PB Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Coventry, Swindon

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Engineering 


The Engineering department within RWE Renewables in Hamburg/Swindon is looking for a Senior Cable Engineer. The position will be allocated to the Electrical Plant Team, in which our electrical component experts provide their industry leading specialist knowledge for our whole fleet of renewable assets.

Your tasks

  • Lead prequalifications and factory audits
  • Provide technical expertise in offshore projects with a focus on cable production and cable design
  • Be actively involved in the tender, contract and procurement process for offshore projects
  • Conduct root cause analysis of cable failures
  • Technical management of electrical works on project  construction sites
  • Lead Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance Tests
  • Implementation of internal and external research projects

Your profile

  • Successfully completed university degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline
  • Relevant work experience and expertise in the design and manufacturing of Medium- and/or High-Voltage Offshore Cables
  • Work experience gained with a cable manufacturer would be advantageous 
  • Experience with offshore projects, especially in the fields of technical specification drafting and their negotiations   
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the application and use of specialist software packages for cable design and cable rating
  • Fluent English language skills; German language skills  would be advantageous
  • Very good analytical and conceptual skills 
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (domestically and internationally)


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 33399, application deadline 15/02/2022 

Any questions? Ivan Malcolm D'Silva, Email: ivan.dsilva@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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