Team Lead – Material Handling & Logistics

Digital twins? Industry 4.0? The Virtual Warehouse? Looking to work for a leading company in this space and push the boundaries how to “experience the future”? Then have a look at this role as Team Lead at InControl Enterprise Dynamics.

With a young, talented team we work to make logistics and material handling more sustainable and efficient. When you have a technical background and get energy from managing a team of talented simulation engineers, we would like to have a chat.

As a Team Lead for our “Material Handling & Logistics” team you will be responsible for implementing of our leading-edge, digital twin (simulation) software; and for delivering applications in the Material Handling, Warehousing, Airports and Logistics sectors.

Your key responsibilities

As Team Lead you:

  • Manage a team of simulation engineers and support your employees in a functional and coaching manner;
  • Apply efficient project management (planning, realization, reporting, etc.) in accordance with customer requirements and InControl’s management guidelines;
  • Manage and report team capacity planning and meeting customer deliverables;
  • Are a main point of contact for large customers, you are responsible for the quality of the service to the customer, whereby the work is carried out efficiently and effectively;
  • Perform parts of large and complex simulations deliverables yourself;
  • Develop yourself as a professional and be responsible for the development of your team members;
  • Are responsible for the representation of the team in the InControl business plan, budget, and annual revenue for software and project sales;
  • Collaborate with the Sales and Marketing department, you are co-responsible for the acquisition of additional or follow-up contracts from existing customers.

A selection of our track record and software implementations:

  • An airport’s baggage handling system
  • The production facility of an aircraft manufacturer
  • The distribution center of one of the largest web shops in the Netherlands
  • Managing workflows in pharmaceutical material handling – integration with SAP
  • The largest train station in the Netherlands
  • Border Control and various stadiums studies (people flows)
  • …. and much more.

Required Skills and Experience

The current Material Handling & Logistics Team consists of passionate engineers who combine their passion for technology and software development with a genuine interest in the various customers and solutions that InControl offers. For this team, we are looking for an experienced engineer with people and organization skills.

We would like to meet you if you:

  • Have knowledge in the field of Simulation and/or Emulation of operational processes. Alternatively, have strong operational knowledge in Material Handling or Manufacturing / Logistical processes.
  • Have 5 years of relevant work experience in one (or more) of the following areas: industrial engineering, logistics engineering, civil engineering, transport planning, operational research, baggage handling systems, architecture & design of warehouses or distribution centers.
  • Have experience as a manager, project leader, or as a ‘cooperating foreman’ in managing and motivating a (technical) team;
  • Have a college or academic background. Simulation experience is recommended;
  • Have knowledge of methods for quantitative research;
  • Are able to work and function in multidisciplinary and international project teams;
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the English and/or Dutch language, both spoken and written. Knowledge of German is an advantage but not a must-have;
  • Are innovative, able to work autonomously, analytical, solution-oriented, team-focus, and ambitious;
  • Have the will to learn and want to continuously improve yourself;
  • Are available full-time (part-time is negotiable) – preferably available at short notice.

What's in it for you?

At InControl, we offer you an inspiring and dynamic work environment. You will collaborate with a highly qualified and professional team, closely working with client specialists to deliver the most suitable simulations. We are fully engaged in the latest developments in Digital Twins/Industry 4.0/IoT/AI. Our organization is professional and relatively small, allowing you to make a real impact and a tangible difference. We are ambitious and have a clear strategy with growth objectives. Additionally, we provide market-leading software products, with much more innovation to come.

But that’s not all. At InControl, we also offer:

  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth through our Personal Development Plan;
  • Short lines of communication with colleagues, business partners, and end-users, making your work dynamic and interactive;
  • A full-time employment (40 hours) with a competitive salary. Part-time options are also negotiable and can be discussed;
  • Premium-free pension with the option to contribute additionally;
  • 24 vacation days for full-time employment, with the possibility of building up to 27 vacation days;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Flexible working hours for an optimal work-life balance;
  • Possibility to work in a hybrid manner;
  • A pleasant workplace in our office in Woerden;
  • An active staff association that organizes enjoyable activities for colleagues.

At InControl, we are not only focused on your professional growth but also on creating a positive and enjoyable work environment. We strive to foster a sense of teamwork and a healthy work-life balance while collaborating on innovative solutions within our field.

About us

InControl Enterprise Dynamics has been a leading developer of simulation software for over 30 years. We mainly focus on customers with highly complex processes in Material Handling, Logistics and Airports. That is where our software also distinguishes itself from alternatives. Our software platform is used worldwide for the analysis and optimization of infrastructures, industrial processes, and crowd management.

Our customers use our software to test, plan and control large-scale systems and infrastructures, such as baggage handling systems, container terminals, train stations, assembly lines, sports stadiums, and large-scale events.

Our mission is to deliver software solutions that contribute to a safe and sustainable planet

InControl is a company that strongly believes in growth and offers its employees room for development. As an employee, you are part of a growing, international company with room for employees’ input and ideas.

You work at InControl in a pleasant, informal working atmosphere with great colleagues where personal growth is of paramount importance.


If you’re ready for a new step in your career and the above position appeals to you: please send a compact motivation letter with your CV to our HR Manager Monja Bonekamp:

More information? Call: +31 6 264 564 37