Team Leader Configuration & Testing

Team Leader Configuration & Testing

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Vanderlande is working towards a higher level of standardization in order to better manage future product development and provide faster time to market. Standard, productized software is a key part of this strategy. To support this strategy in the Warehousing market, Vanderlande is looking for a Team Leader Configuration & Testing.

What will you be doing?

The Team Leader Configuration & Testing (C&T) is responsible for the Configuration & Testing team within the Module Team Warehouse Control Systems (MDG WCS). This leader ensures that the C&T team follows best-in-class and standard tools, processes and practices.


  • Leading a team of 10 test engineers in Veghel (NL) in combination with executing the role of test manager in one of our projects
  • Hands on (50%-80%) participating in our projects as test manager
  • Executing IT SW risk reviews for opportunities in the bid phase from Configuration & Testing perspective
  • Assigning people to projects including people planning
  • Drive best practices and change in the global organization
  • Improve cooperation within the team by organizing knowledge sharing sessions
  • Execute process improvements (e.g. test automation)
  • Execute test reviews and monitor test processes within projects
  • Coach and support team members in case of risks and issues within projects

What do we ask from you?

  • Bachelor or master degree in a technical and/or business field
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in software development and/or test management
  • Experience in guiding and coaching a team of 10 people and scaling up the team in line with business demand if required
  • Able to challenge the way things have been done and handled, and to drive change and create focus
  • Experience in working with multinational teams
  • Proven analytical, result-driven and pragmatic problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally (10-20%)
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Creative mindset, strong customer focus
  • Having experience with warehouse systems and their development as well as the operational processes is considered an advantage

About the team
The Configuration & Testing team is part of the Module Deployment Team Warehouse Control Systems (MDG WCS). This MDG is part of the business unit Warehouse Solutions and enables a Configure to Order (CTO) way-of-working in operations, based on the need to become product driven. It delivers product knowledge and expertise regarding the WCS IT Software Modules to Customer Centers around the world.

Next to that, the MDG WCS delivers full product life cycle support for the WCS IT Software Module, from product sales and product deployment to product service. At the same time, it provides one uniform release/introduction of new products (functional modules) and increases flexibility by taking care of customer specific development. You will be part of the MT MDG WCS and report to the Manager MDG WCS.

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. 

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

What we offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Team Leader C&T, 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 € 6.100 to € 7.800 gross 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 Team Leader Configuration & Testing appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter.

For more information about the position, please contact Carlijn Kneepkens (Senior Recruiter) on +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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