If you’re a student, summer work is a good way to find out what it’s like to work for a global industrial company.
We have positions available for summer work that you can apply for in the field that you are most interested in. However, we can only accept one application per applicant.
If you’re studying at college or a university student, you can also apply for the Scania Internship Production programme.
•• Application period (10 January – 10 March)
•• Selection process at Scania
•• Selection process complete. Responses to applicants and contracts produced and sent to selected candidates.
•• Summer job
Our business areas
If you are organised and meticulous, summer work in administration may suit you.
If you’re studying at upper-secondary school or college and are interested in an administrative role, you can apply for summer work within Scania’s administration.
This is a great way for you to get to know Scania as an employer.
You’ll also get the chance to make valuable contacts and find ideas for future degree projects.
At Scania, there are administrative duties in all areas of the business. We also have an internal service operation which deals with tasks such as mail handling, order reception and work at reception.
The tasks vary from simpler assignments, such as filing, sorting and web editing, to more advanced assignments, such as investigations of various kinds.
If you are studying economics, you can gain valuable experience from summer work in Scania’s finance department.
If you are studying for an MBA or MSc in financial management or accounting, you can put your knowledge of business administration into practice while getting the chance to find out what it’s like to work at Scania.
We also hope to be able to offer you a placement to help you complete your degree project.
Scania’s economists provide active support to the entire business – from product development, purchasing and production, to sales, financing and aftermarket.
Their tasks vary from simpler assignments such as invoice handling, to more advanced assignments, such as production and analysis of complex economic data.
Research and Development
If you see your future in Research and Development (R&D) and are studying at college or university, summer work at Scania can give you useful experience for the future and a chance for personal development.
R&D is a major area within Scania and includes the entire chain, from innovative research, design and endurance testing, to quality follow-up in production and at Scania’s suppliers.
Examples of areas for summer work in R&D include:
Summer work at Purchasing provides you with useful experience for the future and a chance for personal development.
If you are studying at college or university and see your future in purchasing, you’ll have the opportunity to acquire useful experience for the future, and to see if the life of a purchaser suits you.
Scania Global Purchasing is responsible for purchasing products and services for all of Scania’s units around the world. Our main task involves creating strategic plans and activities with the aim of improving quality, delivery precision and total cost for our products and services. We have many levels of contacts, internally within the company and externally around the world.
Summer work with us will involve you working closely with purchasers, who undertake varying tasks, and will guarantee that you get an insight into the business and create valuable contacts for the future.
If you see your future in IT and are studying at upper-secondary school, college or university, summer work at Scania can give you useful experience for the future and a chance for personal development.
IT is a significant area that covers all of Scania’s operations. It is possible to work in areas such as operations, support, research and development, or production. The tasks vary from updating information to more advanced programming.
Examples of summer work at IT include:
- PC technician
- Software developer
- System administrator
- You will also be able to undertake study visits to other areas of the Scania business.
In order to support production work, it is important that materials from the warehouse arrive to the right place, at the right time.
If you’re studying at upper-secondary school or college, you can apply for summer work at Scania’s warehouses where you will help support the work of production.
Normally, a Category B driving licence is required for this type of work.
There is a central warehouse at Scania that receives deliveries of the parts that are then moved to production. It is important that materials from the warehouse arrive at the right place, at the right time. To ensure that happens, warehouses are located next to the line where the parts will be fitted to the vehicles.
The tasks are carried out within different areas of the business and include:
- Goods dispatch
- Goods reception
- Materials management
- Forklift truck driving
- Storage work
Within production, you can apply for summer work or for the Scania Internship Production programme.
In Södertälje, we manufacture, assemble, test and paint Scania’s high-tech engines, axles, gearboxes and chassis in an ultramodern facility and work environment. Technology and working methods at the absolute cutting edge offer you a dynamic workplace.
If you are studying at upper-secondary school, college or university and think that production sounds exciting, you can apply for summer work in production to see how the business operates.
Production involves many different tasks within a variety of fields:
- Test driving of engines
- Painting of engines and truck components
- Work in the foundry
- Compilation and analysis of measurement data
- Duties such as workshop mechanic
While the central marketing department in Södertälje handles comprehensive analysis, strategy and method development, some 95 percent of sales occur outside Sweden.
Scania gains insights into different client needs through close customer contact, in turn driving Scania’s product development and benefitting the end customer. Within Marketing a lot of engineers and software developers contribute to this with customized solutions for our customer within the fields of Electrified, Autonomous and Connectivity. Scania’s relationship with its customers spans the entire life of the product, with the actual sale just the starting point. The service market is a growing segment, and Scania stands ready to support customers, keeping them up to date with news and new services.
Scania Internship Production
If you see your future in production and are studying at college or university, the Scania Internship Production programme can give you useful experience for the future and a chance for personal development.
Read more about the programme here.
Other summer work
Some summer work falls outside of the areas of work we have presented.
If you can’t find anything suitable in these areas, you can submit an application under the heading “Other”.
This may include gardening work, work in Scania’s service activities, being a test driver for our vehicles or other positions.
Scania Sports Camp
If you want to inspire young people, you can work as a leader at Scania Sports Camp during the summer.
If you’re interested in working with children, you can work as a leader at Scania Sports Camp for a number of weeks. Applicants must have the desire to inspire physical activity in various
areas. In particular, we’d like you to have experience from club or association activities.
Scania Sports Camp is aimed at children aged between 7 and 12 years old, who will participate in a week filled with games and activities. Your job will be to lead and coach the children in their outdoor activities.