Simulation Consultant

Employee - Full Time

Rijswijk, The Netherlands

International Team

Continuous Professional Challenges.

Small Company Culture

Job Description

Simulation has been the core of TBA's activities since it was founded. We have clients in all kinds of businesses, mostly in logistics in general and container terminals in particular. We apply simulation modelling on all kinds of levels, depending on the goal of the simulation.

Since the start of the company, TBA has always stood at the forefront of simulation as a discipline. Within the container terminal industry, we pioneered the integration of simulation into the entire terminal lifecycle from design to operations. Nowadays, our models are the most widely used (and validated) models available on the market. This has made us the de facto leader in container terminal simulation worldwide.

Your move - automation on a large scale

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.

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • 25 days annual leave, plus NL bank holidays
  • We are known for arranging fun and team events which include, fitness, food and culture
  • For international candidates we sponsor knowledge worker visa and provide relocation support. 
  • "I enjoy the type of work and the environment that I work in"

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    Job Description

    TBA was established almost 25 years ago, meaning we’re about celebrate a quarter of a century of innovation in developing software for operating automated container terminals 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, we expect you to develop and grow your career with us!

    If this job description sparks your interest and you would enjoy working in an innovative and dedicated team, please apply.

    Please provide us with a motivation letter as we are interested to hear what excites you about the role.

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    Skills and Experience

  • Relevant education on university level, and affinity with logistics and simulation.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Structured and meticulous working approach.
  • Experience in at least 1 programming language, preferably Java or C++.
  • High level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Willingness to travel on an incidental basis.
  • Team player with a hands-on mentality.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • As a simulation consultant at TBA in our Rijswijk office (The Netherlands), you will be faced with the challenge of developing simulation models for our customers around the globe. You will work on the further development of our simulation object library.
  • When a customer-specific simulation project is carried out, our consultants configure and extend the model based on the customer's needs. They then analyze the results and create reports to answer the client's questions. As each of our customers has different requirements, we need people who are strong analytically and can come up with creative solutions, while also being very meticulous in their work.
  • Finally, in some projects where we study existing terminals, we need to spend time on-site to investigate the state of affairs. Depending on their qualifications, our simulation consultants will visit terminals to gather input for our simulations, to present results, or to assist in the implementation of performance improvement measures.
  • 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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