Logistic Simulation Engineer

Logistic Simulation Engineer

Job area Systems Location Veghel, Netherlands. Contract type Full time

Do you enjoy solving and optimising logistic puzzles? Are you a communicative analyst who wants to develop his/her technical knowledge in a young and enthusiastic team?
 

Your department
The Systems Simulation Department specializes in the analysis of system performance and system behavior by means of simulation models and operational data. The engineers within the department use the results of these analyses to verify that performance requirements are met and to suggest improvements to system designs. This support is provided to all the market segments (Airports, Warehousing and Parcel), for all phases of the life cycle of a system, from R&D and sales, to project execution and life cycle services.

Your job

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 analyse 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 Qualifications and skills
 

  • A Master or Bachelor Degree in a technical field
  • Knowledge of simulation, flow analysis and quantitative analysis techniques
  • Understanding of programming and at least some experience in programming languages like Java, Matlab, VBA, etc.
  • Enthusiastic result-driven professional
  • Proactive, pragmatic and hands-on attitude
  • Committed team player
  • Strong communication skills with very good command of the English language
  • Willing to travel occasionally

Our offer

In the position of Logistics Simulation Engineer, you make the difference and will be an important linking pin within the organization. You get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organization has been named for several years in a row a ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’.  We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following secondary conditions:

  • 27 days of vacations & 13 ADV days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and coaching to support personal development
  • Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare

Your application

If the position of Logistics Simulation Engineer appeals to you, then please apply by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information, please contact  Joost van den Eijnden (Recruitment).

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