Jacob Börsholm

Job title: Strategic Procurement with Market View

Location: Karlskoga, Sweden

Education: M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management


Short Personal Summary

Jacob is currently employed by the procurement department within the business area Dynamics in Karlskoga. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management with focus on Production Systems and Logistics from Luleå University of Technology. During his studies Jacob spent an exchange semester at Ajou University in South Korea, where he took classes in Strategic Management.  Outside of work, Jacob enjoys travelling, hiking, cross-country skiing and playing floorball. 


Why did you apply to the graduate programme?

I applied for the Saab Graduate Leadership Programme because I saw it as the perfect start of my career after graduation and an opportunity to develop my leadership skills. The opportunity to customize the graduate programme after what interests you and your future role makes the graduate programme truly fit you.


What have you gained from participating in the graduate program?

During the graduate programme I have broaden my understanding of Saab’s business and products, which will be of great use for my future career at Saab. The opportunity to visit different parts of Saab has enabled me to expand my network within Saab which will be of great use for my future role after the graduate programme.


How do you think Saab’s graduate program differs from other company’s trainee program?

I believe what differentiate Saabs graduate program the most is the opportunity to truly customize the graduate programme based on what you believe is interesting and what will be most of use for you. The opportunity to truly customize your graduate programme yourself ensures that it will be the best start of your career at Saab.


To whom would you recommend the programme?

I would recommend Saab Graduate Programme to anyone who would like to jump start their career and get the opportunity to broaden their understanding of Saab’s business and different products. To get the most of out the graduate programme I believe it is very important that you are driven, curious and interested in learning more about Saab’s business and products.


What is the most surprising thing you have learned at Saab?

The wide range of products we develop at Saab, not just for the military but also for the civilian market.


Can we contact you if we have additional questions?

Of course! www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-borsholm