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Internship Mechanical Engineering - Dynamic analysis of Racking compartments

Since the early days of NEDCON in 1969, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience with storage systems. From manual warehouse racks and semi-automatic systems, to an integral approach for complex and automated warehouse layouts. And we use this experience to do our very best to exceed your expectations.

If it can be done, consider it done

At NEDCON, we like to get things done. It’s in our blood. If there’s something we’re good at, it’s planning and realisation. Even if the task initially seems impossible. We are always looking for a solution, new ideas or a different approach that opens up new possibilities.

This way of working distinguishes us from the rest. For nearly 50 years. Our secret lies in our commitment. To customers and projects, but also to each other and the company. A lot of colleagues have helped build NEDCON and have worked together for a long time. That creates a kind of family environment, into which new colleagues are welcomed with open arms. And where creativity, innovation, talent and quality can thrive. This way, our special corporate culture radiates into our projects.

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What are we offering you?

  • Challenging and varied A challenging and varied position in a company that carries out projects all over the world
  • Atmosphere is very important An informal, pleasant work environment with nice colleagues
  • Long weekend The working week ends at 3 pm on Friday, so you can enjoy your long weekend
  • Friday afternoon drink Every last Friday of the month you can enjoy a drink with colleagues
  • Fun activities Many fun activities such as staff parties, summer BBQ, Christmas party
  • Own company restaurant Fresh lunch every day in our own company restaurant

Project

In the logistic sector automatized pick and place operations become more and more the standard. Nedcon has provided different customers in the past with several different types of configurations. System integrators have combined automatic systems with the systems of Nedcon. There are combinations of Nedcon systems and robots that have the tendency to vibrate.

Vibrations of the racking systems might course stored products to move out of position. When this position shift occurs the automatic crane might not be able to locate the product at the last known position, resulting in an error that needs to be manually solved. This cause down-time in the warehouse which will result in loss of profit.

In 2017 a model has been developed, to study the design parameters that influence these vibrations. This model was simplistic and gave reasonable results but did not succeeded to correctly predict displacements of adjacent stored products. The next step is to add additional layers of complexity to this model so that it includes more effects and becomes a closer match to reality.

The project will (for example) consists of the following tasks;

  • Investigate the influences that cause vibrations in racking
  • Create an analytical/numerical model that reflects the physical reality
  • Perform tests in the Nedcon test facility to verify the model.
  • Report study

You will be assisted by a support group. The support group consists of representatives of disciplines like Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Production and the Installation department.

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Who are we looking for?

  • You can work independently
  • You are innovative and proactive
  • You are currently studying at a technical university

Interested?
We look forward to receiving your application for this position. For more information, please send an email to our Internship Supervisor Sandra via sandra.junier@nedcon.com 

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Application procedure

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We have arranged a suitable time by mail. During this telephone conversation we can already get acquainted and you can ask us questions. We would like to get to know you better and that is why we also have a number of questions for you such as your expectations of NEDCON, the reason you applied at NEDCON and your salary indication. We ask these questions to clarify the expectations from both sides.

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First job interview - NEDCON First job interview

During the first meeting, we can show you NEDCON and we can get to know each other. We will discuss the competences you need for the job. For us, it is important that you fit with NEDCON and that we are the desired employer for you.

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Second job interview - NEDCON Second job interview

Are we and you enthusiastic? Then we would like to invite you for a second interview. In this conversation we discuss in detail the content of the position, the team and the department. Depending on your position, we ask you to give a presentation or we use an assessment.

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Contract proposal - NEDCON Contract proposal

We know enough after two job interviews. We have a good picture of you and hopefully you are excited to work at NEDCON. We offer you a one-year contract with the intention to convert this into permanent employment.

We have favorable working conditions such as a working week until Friday 3 pm, an informal, pleasant working environment with nice colleagues, many fun activities such as staff parties, summer BBQ, Christmas drinks, team outings, Friday afternoon drinks and every day cheap and fresh lunches in our own company restaurant. We also offer you a package of financially attractive employment conditions such as bonus scheme, travel allowance, profit sharing, pension scheme and collective schemes such as the voestalpine share plan, health insurance, business travel insurance and accident insurance.

An offer you can not refuse

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The NEDCON head office is located in Doetinchem (The Netherlands). We also have our own production facility in Pardubice (Czech Republic) and there are NEDCON offices in various European countries and the United States..

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NEDCON USA LLC
10053 Simonson Road, Suite 1
45030 Harrison OH
+1 513 367 2656
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46399 Bocholt
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F-67000 Strasbourg
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