CASE & SPEEDDATES
We are ORTEC, a purpose-driven organization changing businesses and society at large through the
power of data-driven mathematical optimization. We make businesses more efficient, more
predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions.
ORTEC’s products and services result in optimized fleet routing and dispatch, vehicle and pallet
loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting, logistics network planning and warehouse
Besides our products we offer tailor-made solutions for our customers. We are experienced in areas
such as: predictive maintenance and asset management, supply chain analytics, data science
capability building, HR & customer analytics (i.e. revenue management, chatbots).
We serve clients in almost every industry. And with 18 offices strategically located across 4
continents, we can deliver solutions on a global scale.
Working at ORTEC
ORTEC is an ambitious organization. Since our founding in 1981, we have grown to employ over 1000
people at locations in Europe, the United States, Australia and Brazil. Most of our employees began
working with us after completing their studies. The company’s organizational structure is flat, with
short lines of communication. The atmosphere is open and informal, which forms an excellent basis
for a productive working environment.
Students and starters
We are always looking for ambitious students/starters who have affinity with IT, optimization and
logistics. There are different possibilities for students. As a student you can do a (graduation)
internship and/or work part-time as a student assistant.
If you are interested in working at ORTEC, you can send your resume, motivation and grades list to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Give a clear indication about the period and specialization you are looking
for in the (graduation) internship or part-time job.
Sectors: Operations Research & Data Science
Locations: Zoetermeer, Amsterdam & Groningen
Male-female ratio: 69-31 %
Number of employees (in Holland): 627 (1081 worldwide)
Number of starting positions per year: 30
Number of internship positions per year: 30
Average age: 37
The ORTEC Service Planning Optimization Game
Excellent self-service can help improve the customer experience. Organizations that makes home
visits want to provide their services at times that suit both the company and their clients. ORTEC’s
Field Services facilitate cost-effective appointment scheduling.
This Game takes place in the ORTEC Solutions Portal and is guided by a video tutorial. The player
must schedule all appointments in a cost-effective way in around 30 minutes, without violating the
restrictions. You will see how difficult it is to manually plan an entire field service team, considering a
wide range of data for personnel skills and task determination.
ORTEC has been a leading player in Advanced Scheduling for decades and our Service Planning
solution will demonstrate it when comparing the manual planning results with the automatic