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Trainee

Delft, The Netherlands

Opportunity to solve complex problems

Learning and career enhancement

International Company

Job Description

To stay at the forefront of developments in the container handling business and to consolidate our leading position in the field of software for automated container equipment, TBA is constantly working on various R&D initiatives. These initiatives are often supported by students from various universities. We mostly work with students with a background in Operations Research, Engineering or Computer Science, but we are also looking for students that have affinity with simulation and modeling of logistic processes.

Kickstart your career with TBA Group

What are we looking for?

You will ideally hold a 2:1 BSc Honours Degree, or higher, in an appropriate subject or have equivalent industry experience.

We are a multi-national group of companies producing market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide with substantial growth plans over the next 5 years.

  • Solving complex problems and designing large-scale systems using advanced models and tools. With more than 250 employees, TBA is a rapidly growing consultancy company that uses simulation, emulation and software to optimize the logistic processes of container terminals, intermodal facilities, airports, manufacturing plants and other logistic systems all over the world.
  • We would be happy to further define a subject together with you and your supervisor.

  • "The work is genuinely interesting and the industry equally so"

    Michael Knowles

    Technical Product Owner

    Job Description

    TBA Group was established over 30 years ago; with offices in Delft (NL), Leicester (UK), Doncaster (UK), Satu Mare (RO) and Dusseldorf (DE), we’re award-winning and one of Europe’s leading software development companies for the intermodal and logistics companies. Through our innovative software, we produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide.
    The work we do is complex, challenging and rewarding and together with a relaxed, informal atmosphere and a close-knit team, we believe we offer a unique working environment; our enviable staff retention rate speaks volumes about our ethos. It’s our aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years and with our sights set on our ambition, there are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation. 


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    What we're looking for

  • Please note, that at this time we will only consider candidates who study at a Dutch University.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Creating a deadlock free routing and claiming algorithm for automated vehicles in a network of nodes and edges.
  • Studying an autonomous vehicle routing system and compare it with a centrally controlled system.
  • Investigating the use of priority claiming in a routing system for automated vehicles.
  • Deploying more intelligence in the conflict control between manned trucks to model more accurately human behaviour.
  • Analyzing storage requirements for bulk terminals by studying the stochastic arrival patterns and determine a procedure for estimating the required storage size.
  • Comparing different solver packages for solving a scheduling problem using mixed-integer linear programming.
  • An internship typically takes around 6 months.
  • 1. Submit your application

    Simply click on the vacancy you wish to apply for and follow the instructions.

    2. Shortlisting

    Shortlisting normally takes around five working days. If you are selected after the initial assessment, you will be invited for a face-to-face interview or an interview via MS Teams.

    3. The Interview Stage

    We always give applicants adequate time to prepare and we strongly advise to do as much research as possible. Your interview process will be communicated ahead of time.

    4. Offer Stage

    If you have been successful, congratulations! Our interview stage is meticulous and by no means easy. So, if you’ve been offered a place with us, we wholeheartedly welcome you to the team and look forward to exciting times ahead.

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