Deployment Manager (Service)

Deployment Manager (Service)

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Are you ready to work for a dynamic and fast-growing company, in one of the most technically advanced Automated Material Handling service environments? Then this job will be right for you!

Based in The Netherlands, you will be part of one of the leading suppliers in automated Warehousing Solutions and the global market leader for value-added logistics process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Choosing this role, you will work in the Test & Deploy Team within our Service organization. This team ensures smooth testing and deployment of new software releases of our Vanderlande developed Material Handling Software at our customer sites in the Warehousing domain.

Ultimately our main goal is to create customer value and ensure a positive customer experience!

What will you be doing?

As a Deployment Manager within Service, you will be responsible to manage and execute deployments to test and production environments of our customers. You are the team lead for a group of deployment engineers as well as for other potential deployment managers facilitating their day-to-day work, resolving impediments and develop and maintain the related capabilities of this group. You will work closely together with Test Management as well as with Change Coordination to ensure seamless end-to-end deployments of new software features, bugfixes and variations.


We are searching an enthusiastic, result-driven Deployment Manager with a hands-on attitude to:

  • Setup deployment concepts based on risk-oriented choices in line with Vanderlande CI/CD strategies
  • Define, review, and communicate runbooks incl. a step-by-step procedure explaining the deployment
  • Actively manage and engage in deployments within production environments including customer management
  • Define policies/procedures/requirements for the deployment approach including relevant tooling
  • Cooperate closely with internal stakeholders to ensure proper staffing as well as people development
  • Manage people scheduling including escalation management and re-setting of work priorities
  • Support Service Delivery Management in roll-back decision taking in line with customer agreements

About the team

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

Within Vanderlande, Services is responsible for the Life-Cycle Services development, execution, and customer services of Material Handling Solutions worldwide. As Deployment Manager within the Test & Deploy Team you are part of an internationally operating service organization. Apart from the traditional service delivery aligned with ITIL (Incident, Problem, Change Management) we are also dedicated to develop ourselves as a business partner for our customers.

At Vanderlande, you can develop your career, satisfy your ambitions, aspire to new heights, while enjoying personal growth and thriving on achievement.

What do we ask from you?

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Information Technology, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering
  • Understanding and/or knowledge of material handling systems on a total solution level is an advantage
  • Working experience as a Deployment Manager, ideally in the logistics/material handling domain
  • Knowledge of deployment strategies/methods/risk analysis and relevant tooling
  • Experience in working with agile development methods/teams including DevOps, CI/CD ideas
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary and highly international project organization
  • Advanced verbal and written skills in English, able to communicate within an international team

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Deployment Manager, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​

This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4.100 to € 5.200 per month. Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. 

On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days)
  • Flexible working hours
  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office)
  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport​
  • Working from home allowance
  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance
  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists​
  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills
  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives
  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista


Your application

If the role of Deployment Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter.

For more information on the position, please contact Carlijn Kneepkens (Recruiter) at +31 413 49 51 92.

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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