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

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