30 credits – Smart Factory – Digitalization

30 credits – Smart Factory – Digitalization

Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.

Ingress and background:

Scania Production System philosophy states that the company always shall work with continuous improvements of the production system to make it more effective and efficient. Currently, digitalization and smart factory are mentioned as the fourth industrial revolution. To be competitive Scania follows the industrial trends.

Scania has made several initiatives within the digitalization area. Systems are implemented and work methods developed. This research, method and tool development work is coordinated by Global Industrial Engineering Development which is responsible for developing and maintaining Scania’s common core competence within production engineering.

Target and assignments:

Scania has a Smart Factory - Truck and Bus Production Lab where new techniques are developed, illustrated and evaluated. Within this area we have a number of topic proposals:
  • Logistics and RFID tracking technology
  • Ergonomics and productivity balancing
  • Virtual Reality Assembly Validation
  • Virtual Training
  • AR to secure quality and provide work instructions.
  • Model based definition for increasing productivity within machining
  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Predicting and prescribing future using machine learning
  • Sustainable factory
  • Computer vision
  • Drone quality control for logistics
The topics are suggestions. Projects may also be initiated based on the students’ own interests.

Education: Master
Number of students: several
Start date: January 2020
Estimated time needed: 20 weeks

Enclose CV, personal letter and school-leaving certificate

Selections will be made throughout the application period

Last day of application is 30th of November.

Contact persons:
Lars Hanson, 08-553 80272, lars.hanson@scania.com
Franz A Waker, 08-553 81602, franz-achieng.waker@scania.com
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Industri & Anläggning
Typ av anställning Heltid, Examensarbete
Hemsida http://www.scania.com
Sista ansökningsdag 30 nov 2019 (42 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE. For more information visit: www.scania.com.