Do you have the skills to be thé Business Partner?

Het bedrijf.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, they are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, including Amazon and Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

Do you want to work in an innovative and double-digit growth company? Do you enjoy working with ambitious colleagues who want to improve themselves every day? If the answer is 'yes', this might be the new challenge you are looking for!

Vanderlande is currently further improving Business and Financial Control and you can play a key role in this.

Wat ga je doen?

As Product Controller, your key objective is to continuously support our company in achieving its strategy of sustainable profitable growth. The main role of product control is to support the team responsible for identifying new products to be introduced to our portfolio, and to ensure business cases are completed and value tracking is performed. You will participate in the decision making to select our next products for development, be involved in realizing the value of the products for our customers, and own the life-cycle of the development phase, from business case creation to managing the portfolio of intended investments in new products.

As a Product Controller, you will:

  • Drive the financial business planning / forecasting process, assessment of financial performance of the product within the program by reviewing and analyzing actual costs and investments, and provide support in managing financial risks and opportunities. You own the budgeting and controlling process for R&D investments on behalf of the business unit.
  • Act as business partner for the team responsible for identifying new products to be introduced to our portfolio.
  • Own the use of tools within the business case framework and review, and challenge business cases / plans using various data sources.
  • Measure and track the return on the investment itself and the value in use to our customers.
  • Pro-actively initiate and drive actions within the program to optimize results and mitigate risks.
  • Report on progress with R&D once New Products are approved for development.
  • Work with the Pricing team on pricing models, looking at the full E2E process.
  • Close cooperation with Product Controllers in other divisions and with the R&D Controller.

Wat vragen we van je?

  • Master degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an international company (preferably B2B or project-oriented)
  • Solid understanding of new product introduction in addition to sales, project & service control
  • Advanced Excel and modeling capabilities
  • Ambitious, confident, self-motivated and energetic individual with the highest degree of ethics
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; able to prioritize appropriately and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to work effectively with personnel throughout the company as well as external vendors and professional services firms
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English, other languages are a plus.

Wat krijg je van ons?

This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands. They offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work  and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.

Salary is max.90K incl. holiday allowance plus company car and 7.5% bonus 
Besides your salary, Vanderlande offers you the following:
27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)
Flexible working hours
Training possibilities
Travel compensation
Collective Pension and insurance


Interested? Send your full resume plus motivational letter to:


Naam: Eelco Bosscher


Telefoon: +31 6 51411776

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