Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing Specialist (Rotation and Mentorship Program)

Posted date:  Nov 25, 2022

Lewisville, Texas, United States

Are you an upbeat, edgy, highly collaborative early career professional who excels in problem solving and sophisticated tech design? Are you energized by complex problems—thriving on creative challenges that push the boundaries of what’s possible?

Are you brave enough to experiment, agile enough to deliver results even in complicated scenarios, and dedicated to learning continuously—conquering new technologies and challenges as they emerge in our modern dynamic global marketplace?

Are you passionate about building your knowledge and experience through customizable roles and projects? Are you ready to join a Lighthouse 5G Smart Factory as we pioneer the future of automated industry?

We are looking for outstanding tech-savvy, driven talent to join our 21-month rotational program as an industry specialist, helping product, engineering, and automation teams bring to life sustainable, scalable smart factory operations in industry-leading network technology.

We are seeking candidates with:

  • Passion for embracing, leading, and driving innovative ways to build functional tech solutions;
  • Ability to understand the granular components of problems, while keeping a broad system-level approach to solutioning;
  • Knowledge and understanding of process improvement methodologies including Lean Six Sigma and Agile;
  • Desire to formulate improvement strategies that include end users and top level stakeholders, and effectively drive and communicate change;
  • Interest and skills for network technology, such as solution architecture and analytics, industrial engineering, product engineering, software programming, test development, producibility & system management engineering;
  • Ideal candidates demonstrate curiosity about one or more technical fields.

You are also:

  • A Spring 2023 bachelor's degree graduate in Computer Science, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, Programming, Mathematics, Physics, and/or similar learning experiences.
  • Located in or willingness to relocate to the Dallas, TX area;
  • Someone who finds sophisticated design and development projects engaging and rewarded at all levels—large and small;
  • Thrives in constantly evolving environment, quickly and positively adapting to meet business, customer, and stakeholder need;

Program Highlights:

Experience three rotations across your choice of multiple subject areas, projects, and teams

Two 30-day job shadow experiences that allow hands on experience with key Smart Factory roles

Expand your knowledge through development and certification opportunities including Lean Six Sigma Yellow & Green Belts

Gain exposure through mentorship and monthly activities with key leaders across Ericsson

Drive continuous improvement solutions in an award-winning 5G Smart Factory through process simplification, data analysis, and end-user feedback

Identify and develop thoughtfully designed tech-solutions to challenging system-level performance issues at the intersection of hardware, software, and human execution

Work in an innovative production environment with entrepreneurial leaders in operational technology, automation systems design, process architecture, product introduction, and operational excellence

Ericsson is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled individuals during the application and hiring process. Ericsson will make modifications or adjustments to the job application or interview process that will enable a qualified applicant to be considered for a position. If you require an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at or (866) 374-2272 (US) or (877) 338-9966 (Canada) for further assistance. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States.



Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.  Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at


The health, safety and well-being of our employees is our priority. Successful applicants will be required to disclose their vaccination status prior to employment. Except for those positions designated as 100% remote, successful applicants who did not provide the required proof of vaccination will be required to test weekly and wear masks at all Ericsson and customer facilities. This includes employees with medical or religious exemptions with testing as an accommodation.  Compliance with government and customer requirements regarding vaccination may preclude unvaccinated applicants from employment for a particular job. 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


Primary country and city:   United States (US)  || United States : Texas : Lewisville  

Req ID: 674282  

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