Saab Graduate Leadership Programme - Aerospace Engineer Special Mission Aircraft

Lediga 01 november 2018

The Saab Graduate Leadership Programme is a career boost for recent graduates and young professionals who have the potential and desire to become future leaders at Saab. The programme is an extended and in-depth introduction to the company and leadership but not a promise about future leadership positions. Seize that opportunity fully – and we will help you to grow within Saab. The programme reflects the diversity of roles at Saab. We are looking for individuals with the right skills to lead technological development and change.






Petter Brusling, Recruiting manager +46 73 4180313
Emelie Staaf, HR-specialist recruitment +46 73 4186520
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What you will be part of

For more than a year, you will participate in an international programme that is uniquely designed to boost your career as well as to provide you with the right toolbox to develop as a leader. From day one, you will be appointed to a position with permanent employment at one of Saab’s sites worldwide.

Our Mission is to ensure that Saab is the most successful supplier of Airborne Early Warning Aircraft solutions on the market. We lead the technical integrations of sensor systems e.g. radar, thermal cameras and other functionality in commercial aircrafts such as Global 6000. The modified aircraft’s are then operated to create a situational awareness within the different domains (over air, ground and sea). After delivery, we also deliver in-service support to ensure high availability for the customers’ located worldwide.

To secure our future success, we are strengthening our technical capabilities with a broad technical Aerospace Engineer who wants to lead in a challenging technical, hands-on, Environment.

Your role

During the programme, you will get the opportunity to create an overall understanding of the company that will prepare you for an exciting future together with us. Your development will be aligned with Saab’s business goals and the programme will enable you to contribute to our business and take part in actual Projects.

We will provide you with the opportunity to influence and develop a team, participate in the whole process, from idea to finished product being involved in every step from a customer need, design, development and verification.

You will spend time abroad at some of our operators around the world and also build relationships with key customers and suppliers in Sweden.

Together, we will shape the program according to your qualifications, giving you the opportunity to grow into a role where you are expected to assume great responsibility within:

• Mission systems engineering
• Technical investigations in support of our customers
• Technical management within modification projects
• Concept- and product development 

Your skills and experience

As we are looking for future leaders, you need to have a genuine interest in people. You understand that collaboration and curiosity are essential success factors for a business to grow and for people to thrive at their workplace. You are flexible, humble and spread positive energy. You have an overall business understanding, possess a strategic thinking and deliver excellent results. Your motivation and commitment help you, and people around you, to perform on a daily basis. To apply for this program you have a maximum of 2 years work experience and a master of Science in Engineering, Aeronautical or other relevant degree.

Some positions have tasks including defense secrecy. In such circumstances you are required to conduct a security screening in accordance with the Protective Security Act and be approved for security clearance by the authority.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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