(Junior) Simulation Engineer

(Junior) Simulation Engineer

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Veghel, Netherlands.
Contract type
Full time
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Do you enjoy solving and optimizing logistic puzzles? Are you a communicative analyst who wants to develop his/her technical knowledge in a young and enthusiastic team?

Your department
In the Simulation Department you will join a group enthusiastic, highly trained young professionals. This team of simulation engineers provides support to all the market segments and the large number of different processes within the Vanderlande organization, ranging from sales to service and from project execution to R&D. In the department, a large amount of energy is invested in the personal development of the simulation engineers to enable them to move up through the company in the course of their career.

Your position
As a Logistic Simulation Engineer, you conduct studies on the dynamic interaction in – and the logistics performance of – the complex material handling systems sold by Vanderlande. You use 3-D simulation software to analyze and solve complex logistic problems. 
With your analytical skills and proactive attitude, you optimize the system and identify bottlenecks prior to installation at the customer site. You develop conceptual improvements to control strategies and provide customers with tailored advice by thinking creatively when developing your simulation model. After you have gained more experience, your communication skills will enable you to act as a link between the different disciplines involved when working on larger projects.

Your profile

  • University education in a relevant technical discipline
  • Knowledge of simulation, flow analysis and quantitative analysis techniques
  • Understanding of programming and at least some experience in programming languages like Matlab, VBA, SQL, JAVA, etc.
  • Preferably 1-2 years relevant experience, but there are also opportunities at Vanderlande for graduates to start their career as a Simulation Engineer
  • Excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude
  • Willing to travel occasionally

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Simulation Engineer, 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 €3.126,00 (Bachelor degree starter) to €3.476,00 (Master degree starter) per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). 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).​ 
  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year. 
  • 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 centres 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. 

If you want to take on this demanding challenge, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information contact Stef Alferink, Campus Recruiter – 0413-755087.