Vacancy: machine operator

Drachten, Netherlands
137 days ago Permanent € 12,98 per hour
Category: Technology
Industry: Construction
Hours a week: 40
Experience: Entry Level
Education level: -

Are you a machine operator with technical insights? We are looking for you!

As a machine operator, your duties include: 

- Being able to operate the computer-controlled spot welding machine independently 

- Independently solving first line failures, preventive maintenance and checking the machine 

- Checking procuded nets 

- Supplying the machine with new rolls 

- Binding produced nets and possibly loading the trailers

Optionally: Unloading the stock rolls 

This is a very varied and independent position in which the necessary hectic pace means that the candidate must be flexible and have a very high sense of responsibility. Since the machine is decent sized and
the machine performs several operations (cutting iron, placing iron in the mold and welding of the nets), the work does not only consist of operating the machine, but also all kinds of activities around it, such as replacing rollers, checking nets, loading and unloading trailers.

Furthermore, it is desirable that the machine operator has some welding experience.

There are 3 shifts in total: 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM / 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM / 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM (including half an hour break, i.e. shifts of 7.5 working hours).


  • Experience with computer controlled machines is required, due to the operation of the different programs of the machine 
  • Good knowledge of English 
  • Driver's license B
  • Technical insight, experience with solving malfunctions 
  • Beding able to work safly with overhead travelling cranes 
  • Being able to work independently 
  • Good mentality and commitment, collegial
  • Sense of responsibility 
  • Willing to work in shifts 

About the company

The company is known for a dynamic growth and an enthusiastic atmosphere, with branches in Kootstertille, Drachten and Schuilenburg. 

The company is specialized in making prefab reinforcement structures. It performs both indoor and outdoor complete projects. 

The company has approximately 60 employees spread over the branches and is KOMO certified

What we offer

  • Permanent job with regular hours
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Company car for commuting
  • Health insurance 
  • Holiday pay and vacation hours

Are you interested? Contact us! You can give us a call at (+31) 593 21 40 00 or send an email to

Non-EU citizens can only apply for the job if they have a valid Dutch work permit.

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