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Every ŠKODA employee probably watched the new FABIA premiere with high expectation. We had the chance to interview the person who takes care of the whole project. Petr Novosad is a project manager and former trainee – in our interview he thought back to the Trainee program that he experienced 15 years ago and he also described the details of his current job.
Agile management and flexible project management is trendy. But can it also be applied in a car factory? We spoke with Project Manager Lenka Profousová, who headed the Connected Car project, integrating information technology into vehicles, in ŠKODA AUTO, about how agility is faring in the largest company in the Czech Republic.
When she took up the position of programmer without previous experience, she had no idea about the opportunities that coding would bring her. Agnieszka Hyška-Krawczyk, who now works in the SAP Competency Centre, was among the first Polish women in IT. Today she’s breaking down stereotypical ideas about women’s technical abilities, and she‘s also happy to pass on her knowledge to the little ones.
Less than five years after graduating from university, he’s already guiding students through the world of data analytics and production technologies. Jakub Vancl is an expert in Shopfloor IT, who realises how important initial practical experiences are for students – and manages interns and their theses accordingly. After all, he’s still close to them in age.
She studied at the University of Economics, but for a long time did not know where she would once want to work. Then she tried the ŠKODA AUTO Trainee program and landed in HR. Today, Alžběta Budinská leads the entire program and helps university graduates find their dream job, despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
I met Martin on a Friday afternoon in February. As is typical for these coronavirus times, we met online. Right at the beginning, he suggested that we go on a first-names basis, which established a friendly tone for our interview. Even though he had allocated only half an hour for us, in the end, he got talking and we spent nearly sixty minutes with him. He told us of how he became one of the managers of electronics development at Škoda, but he also recalled the Trainee Programme in which he participated twenty years ago.
ŠKODA AUTO plans to introduce its own digital currency called iV Qoin. Its SimplyCrypto development team is now designing a solution for blockchain technology, and the company’s management expects to make the most of the cryptocurrency. The reasons for the planned investments are savings, protection against inflation, but also brand strengthening
The Tech-Trainee programme’s aim? To find the most talented graduates from technical universities and give them the opportunity to become experts in the world of technology and electromobility. What will the trainee go through on their twelve-month journey? Read what five mentors from different departments and their trainees have to say about it all.
Virtual reality in which you test the car’s functions or directly design innovative equipment for the production line. As a trainee at ŠKODA AUTO, you can try out technologies that are indispensable to today’s carmakers. See who will guide you and what projects you can work on.