Master thesis

In line with the increased digitalisation and new ways of working in global organisations and supply chains, new demands emerge regarding customer and supplier interactions. There is seldom a match between what the technology offers and what the organisation needs. Therefore, this project aims at creating a greater understanding of the industry's need to run collaborative projects where people play a key role in sharing knowledge related to problem solving.
Suitable background
Industrial management, mechanical engineering, automation, mechatronics
Description of thesis work
The project's goal is to highligh the industrial problem that exists today regarding collaboration in early equipment acquisition settings, typically between a supplier and a contractor. In the in early phases of a project
collaboration normally involves a high degree of secrecy and information documentation is of critical importance. The focus for the thesis is to design and prototype a solution that can identift and classify critical knowledge within the data sets. Today this is described in a checklist of 300 checks of what to do. Your task is to investigate and enrich this document and build a system for continuous learning and reuse. The outcome could be some form of automated re-use.
Thesis Level: Master
Language: English
Starting date: January 2020
Number of students: 2
Tutor: Malin Hane Hagström, Sr lean coach, Industrial PhD student, +46739027572

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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