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Graduation: Measure the circularity of solutions

Posted 21 Nov 2023
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Start date: As soon as possible

Assignment Duration: 6 months

Location: Veghel

Educational Level: WO

Desired Study: Innovation Sciences, Innovation Management, Industrial Engineering, Sustainability Transitions

Language: Dutch/English


Vanderlande has the ambition to become a zero waste, regenerative company. This means that our system solutions will need to be developed based upon the principles of the Circular Economy. But how can we measure if we are on the right way? Where are still the biggest gaps and opportunities to improve?

That is why we are looking for practical and insightful ways how we can measure the circularity of our solutions.

As a student you are going to develop a method that looks at the business model, the supply chain and the solution design (including materials and design principles). It should be usable for various users like product owners, business owners, but also design specialists, supply coordinators etc.


In Vanderlande we have a dedicated team that drives the sustainability transformation in our company. You will be part of this Corporate Sustainability Team and work closely together with stakeholders from other departments, like product development teams, Product Management and supply chain. You will get the opportunity to gain experience with all departments that are involved in the process. You will be challenged to address your project in a structured and self-employed way and bring your knowledge into practice.


  • Research on circularity measurements
  • Analyze the stakeholder needs and requirements
  • Development of measurement concept
  • Perform a measurement on a specific solution
  • Present the solution and define


  • You are interested in the whole value chain: Business development, Product Development, Supply Chain
  • You understand the main principles of Circular Economy
  • You are a self-starter and have a pro-active attitude


Do you recognize yourself in this challenging profile? And are you looking for an internship/graduation assignment in an organization that has been elected as “Best Employer” for years in a row? Please fill out the application form and upload your resume and cover letter. For more information, contact us by e-mail: or Stef Alferink (Campus Recruiter) by phone: +31 413 755 087.

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 4.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year. Its systems are active in 600 airports including 14 of the world’s top 20.

6,000 employees