Vanderlande North America

  • Business Analyst

    Job ID
    Service Support
  • Overview

    Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports, and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 4,300 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake of more than 1.2 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions.


    The primary role of the Senior Business Analyst is to determine and advise on maintenance demands and translate maintenance concepts into effective maintenance plans and standard operating procedures.



    Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

    • Translates maintenance concepts into executable and effective maintenance plans.
    • Prepares and implements maintenance plans in our Maximo maintenance management system, including asset tree, inventory management, performance dashboards, reports, etc.
    • Uses and develops analysis methods for determining maintenance demands for components, equipment, and systems. Acquires maintenance data and analyses the data to optimize maintenance plans.
    • Prepares diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations, and reports for avoiding maintenance delays and to reduce operational impacts. Makes recommendations for improvements of the assets.
    • Develops, implements and trains standard operating procedures.
    • Conducts an analysis and advice on maintainability for modified or new systems and support maintenance planners and technicians in execution of maintenance plans.
    • Identifies, evaluates and analyze structural problems to optimize maintenance plans and processes during contract period by analyzing the maintenance performance and adjust the planning accordingly.
    • Develops standard operating procedure and training for maintenance execution.
    • Draws up improvement plans and lead the execution.
    • Participates as maintenance specialist in criticality analyses (RI, FMECA, Process Hazard Analyses, etc.).
    • Manages and helps less experienced colleagues as a senior specialist.
    • Provides senior technical support to maintenance technicians and train site based peers.
    • Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.


    Required Education and Experience:

    • Must possess a passport
    • Bachelor/Master degree
    • Maintenance engineering and technical background
    • Knowledge of products and tools used for industrial automation
    • Able to lead multi-disciplinary teams for developing maintenance plans
    • Knowledge of and experience with IBM Maximo or equivalent CMM
    • Excellent reporting, presentation, verbal and oral communication skills in 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Work experience in airport environment is an asset 

    Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

    • Customer orientation/Service provision
    • Advising
    • Analyzing
    • Creativity
    • Planning & Organizing
    • Safety Awareness
    • Results oriented
    • Discipline
    • Perseverance


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday

    This position supports sites with 24/7 operations, untraditional hours may be necessary.



    This position requires 15% domestic travel and some international (first year up to 40%).


    Supervisory Responsibility:

    This position has no direct reports.


    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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