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Submarine System Engineering Specialist

City:  Milano
Country/Region:  IT

About Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.  

We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.  Make Your Mark Video


Team Overview and Job responsibilities


To take care of submarine cable systems design and engineering at both tender and contract stage. This includes the definition of technical solutions, in compliance with Customer requirements and with environment/ambient constraints and their optimization from both competiveness and feasibility point of view. Activities involve the production of technical documentation for Customer and specifications for internal or sub-contractor’s use.


You will be in charge of:


  • Definition of technically acceptable and commercially competitive cable, cable system designs and in line with Customer enquiry requirements.
  • Preparation of technical documentation for Customer and specifications for internal or sub-contractor’s use.
  • Participation to meetings with Customers’ representatives at all stages of the enquiry and contract to ensure compliance with Customers’ requirements, and Customer’s satisfaction
  • Production of detailed costing of all materials and services and production of the technical content to be submitted to Customers.
  • Support to Contracts Engineering Execution Manager in the preparation of formal documentation and design information for the manufacture of cable, accessories, and for cable installation activities.
  • Occasionally, work on details of specific aspects which are typically not completely defined at offer stage e.g. design of special parts, definition/coordination of qualification testing, design of

prototypes, etc. This part includes the optimization of cable and system design, to reduce project costs.

  • Participation to technical presentations to Customers, to technical conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • Development of new calculation procedures and computer methods for determining product and system technical proposals and ensure that all calculation and working procedures comply with the necessary technical and quality standards and procedures.


Who are we looking for?


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (Thermal or Mechanical as second options)
  • Full proficiency in both written and spoken English, other languages as a plus

Minimum Experience:

  • 3- 5 years’ experience in AC or DC submarine cable business
  • Knowledge and experience in design and engineering of cables and systems (submarine is preferred) and basic knowledge of the cable installation process.
  • Understanding of design calculation methods and computer solutions and ability to develop and improve these through mathematics and computer programming
  • Detailed understanding of relevant national and international standards
  • Ability to combine technical knowledge with communications and liaisons skills, both internally and with Customers representatives (both technical and commercial)
  • Availability to business travels
  • Location: Italy


Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements. 

Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age,  sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. 

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