Thesis project Engineering 30 hp: Quantify the degree of automation in Assembly workshop and Logistics

Within the Cab Assembly factory in Oskarshamn we have an ambitious plan to increase automation and digitalisation in assembly and logistics.


Sista datum för anmälning: 2022-11-18

Företagsnamn: Scania CV AB

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Utbildningsnivå: Kandidat Magister/Master

Utbildningsområde: Civilingenjörsutbildningar Industriell ekonomi Maskinteknik

Are you looking for your best challenge and personal development? At Scania Oskarshamn we offer exciting thesis projects to you who are ready to take your next big step towards your future career. With us, you will get the chance to work with meaningful assignments where we believe that you as a person are focused, communicative and a true team player. Here at Scania, our team is our greatest driving force!

Within the Cab Assembly factory in Oskarshamn we have an ambitious plan to increase automation and digitalisation in assembly and logistics. To be able to set a challenging but realistic goal, we need to have a better understanding of our current level of automation together with a comparison with the industry.

To plan, measure and follow the right level of automation within Cab Assembly and find the key success factors to help us succeed in our automation journey.

Assignment description:
Conduct a study concerning automation levels in industry, including ways of measuring automation level​.
Suggest appropriate KPIs for Scania Cab Assembly​.
Verify the KPIs to Scania Cab Assembly, essentially showing current state according to KPI​.
Define appropriate goals for the KPIs, based on scientific research as well as benchmarking.
Submission consists of a final report and a final presentation.

We offer:
During your thesis project you will get support from your mentor and the chance to build a great network within and outside of Scania. In addition to this, you will participate in our Thesis Project Program together with students from different universities in Sweden. The program offers interesting and insightful lectures and teambuilding. We finish the program with presentations and a fun activity together with all students and mentors. Thesis project at Scania is an excellent way to create contact with our company and to build relations for the future. Many of our employees started their Scania career with their thesis project!

The assignment requires much of the work to be carried out on site at Scania Oskarshamn. Possible visits to other locations may be necessary.

Degree of Master of Science in Engineering.

Additional information:
Number of students: 1-2
Starting date: 2023-01-16
Estimated period of time: Approx. 20 weeks
Scania provides office place, laptop and mobile phone during the assignment period.

Manager Magnus Helgosson tel. +46 736 686 907
Mentor Mattijs Heikens tel. +46 700 856 101
HR Business Partner Ulrika Persson tel. +46 491 623 96

Your application must include your resume, cover letter and copies of your grades. We will process applications continuously during the recruitment process. The assignments may be appointed before the application deadline.

Application period:
2022-10-01 – 2022-11-18

About Scania Oskarshamn:
Scania Oskarshamn is Kalmar County’s largest private employer with 3,000 employees and is responsible for the production of Scania’s European production of cabs. We are a modern industry with high technology and automation. Scania’s aim is to lead the shift towards a sustainable transport system. We want to change the world’s transport to be clean, safe and efficient while working with diversity, inclusion and gender equality is high on the agenda. Scania Oskarshamn is located on the coastal town of Oskarshamn, which offers a prosperous business community, exciting educational opportunities and pleasant leisure activities. The proximity to the sea and with the forest around the corner makes it easy to fall in love and settle down in Oskarshamn. Welcome to stay!

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