Packaging Operator – English

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English (Fluent)
Maasvlakte, Rotterdam
€ 1800 - € 2400 Monthly
Start date:
To be confirmed
Ashley Crawford
Call: +31 (0)70 3117822


We are currently hiring a Packaging Operator. If you are looking for full time work as a Packaging Operator and speak English or Dutch we have a job for you. You will work in a team on 3 rotational shifts within a fast-growing global food business located at the Maasvlakte II. You will earn a great salary and be part of a growing team. Are you able to start February 2019– then please contact Blue Lynx.

The Company mills, processes and markets both branded and non-branded basmati rice, and manufacturing of rice food products in India & international market. They have a global presence including India, Middle East, United Kingdom, Europe and United.

Due to the location of our client you will need your own transportation.

Written or verbal reference check will take place before the first interview.


Job Profile for Packaging Operator
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • You must be a certified fork lift truck driver
  • Set up packaging machines
  • Operate packaging machines
  • Stack packaged products in case / on pallets
  • Monitor packaging machines
  • Identify bags / case / pallets according to GMP
  • Perform inventory of raw ingredients / packaging materials / finished products in bins, silos and racks (cyclical and period end inventories)
  • Complete daily monitoring swabs (M swabs) as required
  • Complete area-related equipment first level maintenance
  • Work closely with the extruder operator in order to maintain the highest efficiency of the plant for completion of the production planning
  • Good knowledge of packaging operations (Paper bag machines, Plastic bag machines, Sampling machine, On-Process Check-Weigher, Inkjet, Labeler, Wrappers, Screeners, Scales, Quality control, Forklift / Pallet truck operations, Packaging materials / Finished goods)
  • Document and report daily production reporting requirements as well as HSE reporting
  • Carry out tasks given to you from your Manager
  • Carry out  housekeeping checks to ensure compliance to 5S, cleaning operations and change over cleaning as well as daily/weekly cleaning

Candidate Profile for Packaging Operator

  • 3 years’ experience on Rovema machines and have worked with robotic palletiser
  • Intermediate English and/or Dutch written and spoken
  • Training and/or experience in functional tasks (opt: knowledge of feed/food industry)
  • Good communication, self-motivated, team player, safety & hygiene & quality conscious, technically inclined
  • This position requires continuous work near heat and noise, frequent lifting, climbing, standing, walking, crouching, squatting, bending and kneeling.
  • Likes to meet targets and work together with your team members
  • Note that the role may also require weekend and holiday work.

What Our Client Offers

  • Possibility to start February 2019
  • Good remuneration package – including 21% shift pay and 8% vacation pay
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Eligible for pension plan
  • Kilometre allowance 0,19 cents per kilometre and free parking
  • Great opportunities to learn and grow within a global food company
  • End of month company drinks and socialising