Internship: Software Engineering
  • Largest robot producer
  • Working together with engineers
  • Shuttlebus from station
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO opleiding
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What is your role?

Imagine being at the basis of products of the future that make a difference!

As an Intern Software Engineering at Lely you are well aware of the newest techniques in the robotics sector. Since this team is all about innovations, the projects you are working on are all secret!

As an intern for the Vector team, you will be working on the Mixing and Feeding Robot (MFR). This AGV uses an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to navigate across the farm. You will be investigating the current implementation and formulating improvements on the current design. Next to formulating these improvements, you will be implementing and testing them. Both in the workshop and in the field, where you will be working on an actual robot.

The goal of the internship is to:

  • Investigate odometry improvements on an automatic guided vehicle;
  • Select and implement the new approach.

What is your experience?

Key Tasks

  • Investigate drawbacks and possible issues with the current implementation;
  • Investigate possible mathematical filters to perform sensor fusion;
  • Experiment with new hardware;
  • Write embedded software to implement your solution;
  • Explore sensor fusion;
  • Visit test farms and hopefully see your work in action.

Practical information

  • It is a collaborative internship;
  • You will be available for at least three months;
  • You are available 32/40 hours a week.

What is your experience?

  • You are following an HBO programme;
  • You have experience in programming;
  • You have affinity with: Systems and control, sensor fusion, ROS2;
  • You are interested in learning and discovering new technologies;
  • You can speak and write English.

    What do we offer you?


    An instructive and awesome experience at an international company driven by innovation. If you have any questions, you can always contact one of your colleagues who are just as driven in his/her field. Furthermore, we offer you:

    • €400,- internship allowance per month;
    • Own barista, who makes the tastiest cappuccinos;
    • Possibly an apartment if the travel time is too long;
    • #FitatLely program with (online) sports lessons, master classes on working from home and other activities in the field of Body, Mind or Food.
    • After your internship and study, there may be many more possibilities within Lely.
    Apply now
    Want to know more about this vacancy?
    Kim Hijdra

    Call or whatsapp +31(0)6 5796 7903.

    About Lely

    Lely, founded in 1948, directs all its efforts towards creating a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in farming. Circling the cow, the company develops premium robotics and data systems that increase animal welfare, flexibility and the production on the dairy farm.

    For more than 75 years, Lely has been leading in the sale and service of automated milking systems to successive generations of dairy farmers across the globe. Every day, Lely inspires her employees to offer customers innovative solutions and be a reliable partner for long-term advice and support. With her Head office in The Netherlands and a worldwide network of dedicated Lely Center locations for tailor-made sales and support, the Lely Group is active in more than 40 countries and employs around 2.400 people.