2nd level Specializing Master's Programme in
Manufacturing 4.0 (2017 - 2018)
SKF has been a leading global technology provider since 1907. Our fundamental strength is the ability to continuously develop new technologies – then use them to create products that offer competitive advantages to our customers.
We achieve this by combining hands-on experience in over 40 industries with our knowledge across the SKF technology fields: bearings and units, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. Our success is based on this knowledge, our people and our commitment to the SKF Values.
With the SKF digital journey, we will simplify the customers’ business lifecycle, create and capture value through the use of digital solutions as IT systems, sensors, wireless communication, web solutions, dash boards, robotics, cloud services, mobile apps, etc.
SKF has chosen to promote the Manufacturing 4.0 & Digital transformation Master recognizing in this project those elements of Technology and Innovation useful to acquire strategic competences needed to face our future business challenges.
With this Master we have the aim to introduce within SKF one young talented engineer with a top level preparation. 
Hiring opportunity
SKF will offer to the selected student a job opportunity, hiring him/her at the beginning of the Master Course  through a High Apprenticeship Contract. 
The contract will have the following features:
Workplace: Airasca (Turin)
Duration: 24 months 
Contract applied: C.C.N.L. Industria Metalmeccanica 
Entry level: Employee 
Area of employment and main tasks:
SKF’s commitment to innovation and technology development is essential in maintaining and strengthening the company’s technological leadership. The Global Testing organization serves as the core experimental centre for SKF worldwide and is based in many different countries around the globe. Amongst others, Global Testing Italy works in close cooperation with Product Development. Here, test engineers continuously generate test results for the verification of SKF products and solutions. 
The main task of the project will be to structure the current way of working with digitalization (High-tech strategy). Today testing laboratories already work with “embedded systems”, which collect and pass on specific data. In the “lab of the future”, information and communication technology and automatization technology will be fully integrated.
Master Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Material Engineering 
Required Technical and Soft Skills:
Knowledge of methods for analyzing, evaluating, designing and managing complex system, structures and processes;
Knowledge on digital and networkable sensors and control elements (actuators), integrated software solutions and (industrial) communication networks;
Good communication and teamwork ability;
International and cross culture attitude;
Business oriented mindset;
High flexibility and mobility;
Create value and delivers results;
Demonstrates a sense of ownership and lives empowerment;
Demonstrates a high level of integrity;
Fluency in English.
Specific experience or interest area:
Experience of bearings test activities
Hands on project management
Selection process:
After a pre-screening of the CVs, the candidates who meet the required profiles will be contacted for an initial telephone interview. In a second step the selected candidates will be evaluated in an interview/assessment on motivation, attitude, and personal features, including English test.
The last step will be a final interview (even technical) with Line Managers and HR. 
SKF contacts
Via Pinerolo 44
10060 Airasca (TO) - Italy
Web site: www.skf.com