Thesis Work for Supply Chain for Bought Stators: Evaluation and Simplification

Basic Info

Västerås, Vaestmanland County, Sweden
Job type
Diploma work
Procurement & Logistics
Diploma work

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

Traction motors is a unit within ABB Motion, Motors and generators, located in Västerås, Sweden. We are a niche unit within the big company, designing and producing motors for rail application. We have a challenge and would like your contribution to solve it!

We buy our wound stators from different external companies inside and outside Europe. This involves a complex logistic chain, where ABB provides material as free-issue from and to various players. We want to evaluate what would be the best logistic and commercial set-up with the involved suppliers, considering cost, risk, taxes and sustainability factors. Your task would be to evaluate our current set-up and explore alternative scenarios and possible implications.

• January-June 2021
• 30 ECTS/Högskolepoäng
• 1-2 students
• Västerås

Your responsibilities

  • Evaluation of current set-up of the stator external supply chain.
  • Identification and evaluation of alternative set-ups.
  • Recommendation of best set-up, considering total cost, risk, tax and sustainability.
  • Live ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • Student in master program in technical university
  • Profile in logistics, material administration or similar.
  • Industriell ekonomi with a logistic profile is a potentially good background.
  • Interest in procurement, supply chain and the complexities of a global supply chain is key.

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Recruiting Manager Helena Rydbeck, +46 10 732 2011, will answer your questions. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Carl-Fredrik Lindberg, +46 21 32 3223, Unionen: Mikael Fallgren, +46 21 32 9684, Ledarna: Mats Wahlund, +46 21 32 3948.

Positions are filled continuously. Apply with your CV, academic transcripts and a cover letter in English. Welcome to apply!

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