Project Engineer in Parcel automation
Vanderlande Engineering
Veghel, Noord-brabant, Nederland
2 dagen geleden

Would you like to contribute to the logistics performance of A-brands like Zalando and Amazon throughout Europe? Building systems that can handle a variety of products, ranging from food, shoes to car tires, together with enthusiastic team members that handle Hardware and Controls?

Dealing with day to day challenges like capacity requirements, variety of products handled, and interacting with equipment suppliers while meeting deadlines and budget?

Then apply now as a Mechanical Engineer in our Warehousing Engineering team!

Work location : Veghel, The Netherlands

What are you going to do?

After your onboarding, where you learned our Engineering way of working, your first project could be to design a warehouse for a customer with many challenges.

  • Eg., fitting the system into an existing building is not always obvious. Also, the customer has a range of products consisting of food ingredients in bags, to bottles of shampoo, and, by the way, they also sell Jojo'
  • s. The design, that you create in close cooperation with a Layout Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Controls Engineer, is signed off by the customer so Vanderlande can start with the manufacturing of the system.

  • Since you implemented a new type of sorting exit into the system, you want to assure that the products will flow smoothly;
  • so set up a test module in our Innovation Center, get some products from the customer, and test if everything works as you expected.

    During on-site inspection and measuring of the building, you find that the concrete floor was not as specified, and cannot carry the racking of the storage facility in the design.

    So you ensure that the subcontractor that built the floor, solves this issue with the supplier of the racking.

    Being a Vanderlande Project Engineer, you are passionate about creating such "impossible engineering" solutions.

    Your responsibilities

    As a Mechanical Engineer, you will become part of our Warehouse Engineering department in Veghel. This department manages all projects in Europe, Middle East and Africa and also supports our Customer Centers in other locations, eg.

    USA, China, and Australia. We currently have around 150 colleagues dedicated to the creation of solutions in Retail, E-commerce, and Warehouse operations.

    Your responsibilities are to :

  • Complete the 3D design from sketch to customer approval.
  • Create the Bill of Material, and ensure that your Supply Chain colleagues can deliver on time and within customer specifications.
  • Support the site installation teams with your knowledge (either remote or on site).
  • Solve any issues that you encounter, either during engineering or installation / commissioning phase of the project.
  • What do we offer

    In addition to your fixed income, you will receive the following fringe benefits :

  • 27 vacation days & 13 ADV days (days off to reduce working hours);
  • Travelling allowance;
  • Collective pension scheme and insurance for, among other things, medical expenses and WGA;
  • One-year contract with intention to permanent employment;
  • Plenty of career opportunities, for example in technology, R&D, sales and in project management and management positions;
  • Working at an organization that has been declared 'Best Employer' for years in a row;
  • Working in an informal team with real teamspirit;
  • Plenty of opportunities to work on your knowledge and skills in our Vanderlande Academy and international talent development program.
  • Your qualifications and skills

    To be successful in this role, you have at least a Bachelor in a technical area eg Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, or Automotive Engineering.

    Furthermore, you have / are :

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbally and in writing in English.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, anticipating and mitigating project risks, and dealing with issues in a practical environment.
  • A cooperative mindset, enthusiastic to work in multidisciplinary, international teams, and like to share your knowledge with your coworkers.
  • Willing to travel up to 25% internationally.
  • Our company

    Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.

    In this world of technology, we believe in people especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

    Working at Vanderlande means working in an environment where we work in team spirit on logistics projects for global brands.

    This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year.

    The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).

    If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game.

    Your application

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

    For more information, please contact Boudewijn Timmers.

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