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Evaluation and recommendation of future working methods within Logistics & Supply Chain

About the company

ÅF Pöyry is an international leader within engineering, design and advisory services. We create solutions to support our customers worldwide to act on sustainability as well as the global trends of urbanisation and digitalisation. We are more than 16,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy operating across the world to create sustainable solutions for the next generation.

Making Future.

About the job

Master Thesis Project at ÅF Supply Chain Management - Evaluation and recommendation of future working methods for decision making, for our customer in Skövde

Background
Our costumer in Skövde is building heavy diesel engines and components to a number of different applications. Within the production site they have wide variety of products and components and can predict an increase in near future. Already today they handle a big article flora within the production site which generates a high inflow of material to handle per day.

The costumer wants to evaluate data collecting models, working methods and visualization tools to describe, analyze and create decision making tools linked to the movement of products and articles through operations.

Objective
The objectives of the master thesis is to evaluate various data collecting models, working methods and visualization tools for internal logistics. The customers aim is to be able to easily identify areas of improvement and more clearly motivate their improvement proposals.

Students are free to propose an appropriate method for how this work should be done.

Deliverables

  • Recommend a way of working
  • An academic description of recommended future way of working, tools and methods
  • Develop competence within the customers organization by demonstrating the possibilities

Implementation and scope
We are looking for two highly motivated students, at a master's level degree, with a suitable background (in total 30hp per person). Starting date is January 2020 and the work should be finished by summer 2020.  

Who are you?

We are looking for individuals who are committed and have a strong interest in business development, industrial management, logistics/supply management etc.

We offer

An exciting workplace, dedicated mentors and more than 17.000 colleagues to learn from.

Contact information

Sandra Rohman
 sandra.rohman@afconsult.com
 +46 010 505 25 84

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