Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.
Do you want to combine the best of two worlds (industry and academia)? Then this is the position for you. It is an excellent opportunity to work with technological challenges and broaden your network.Background
The department for research and external cooperation (TER) within production and logistics (P&L) is responsible for leading and supporting P&L in research and external cooperation with universities and research institutes. TER also supports P&L in the industrialization of research results. Based on P&L Technology Roadmap (TRM), TER actively influences the surrounding society to strengthen prerequisites for manufacturing of heavy vehicles.
TER is a department within Global Industrial Development (TE), which is a staff function within P&L.Your task
Your main task will be to support Scania’s production and logistics with the activities described below. You will also take part in the development of internal processes at TE and TER.
In your role as Research Engineer you will lead or participate in the following activities:
- Create and maintain connections to the external research community
- Initiate, participate, and contribute in research projects, based on P&L TRM, with academia and research partners.
- Generate research questions, based on Scania P&L’s need
- Represent Scania in external networks
- Lead our internal research network
- Be a supervisor to selected PhD -students
- Support in industrialization of research results
You hold a PhD degree in engineering or equivalent. You have an extensive network within universities and research institutes in Sweden as well as internationally.
General knowledge about Scania and Scania Production System (SPS, lean at Scania) focused on production and logistics.
Knowledge in the German language is an advantage.
As a person you are analytical, structured, organized, and have extensive communication skills. Furthermore you are open-minded, service-minded, and available for the organization in order to deal with many different questions .For more information
Please contact Anders Berglund (Manager, Research and External Cooperation), +46 8 553 54105.Application
Your application shall include cover letter, CV and certificates. Evaluation of applicants will be done continuously. Please apply no later than 2018-10-05.