Research Engineer within Production & Logistics

Research Engineer within Production & Logistics

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.


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
Your profile

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.


Your application shall include cover letter, CV and certificates. Evaluation of applicants will be done continuously. Please apply no later than 2018-10-05.
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 5 okt (13 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 2017, we delivered 82 500 trucks, 8 300 buses as well as 8 500 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled nearly SEK 120 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 49 000 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 Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH. For more information visit