Forklift driver of heftruckchauffeur

  • Venlo
  • Overig
  • Salary indication €11.36-11.51
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0043372

About the job

Are you the warehouse worker who feels responsible for important goods?
Do you enjoy working on a forklift? If you do you can be a part of a great team that works together every day and processes the orders of that day.
In this job not only the work is important. The social contact during breaks is also important to us.
Does this sound like music to your ears?
Then we may have found the ideal employer for you: GEODIS.

In the position we have at this moment your work is loading / unloading / picking and packing goods and stacking pallets. You do this with your forklift.
You ensure that all goods reach the customers on time! Without you we can not get this job done in time!
You are also responsible for checking and receiving goods, a tidy workplace and you try to solve problems as independently as possible.
Of course you also follow the safety regulations, because Geodis wants a safe workplace for you and your colleagues.

Job requirements

It is important in this position that you are prepared to follow an Accredited Air Freight Employee training course.
Part of this training is the career check. This means that, together, we will check your carreer with you. This is to determine whether there have been interruptions in your education or career that were longer than 28 days in the past 5 years.
If this is the case we need to explain what you did in these periods.

In order to start working at Geodis as a forklift driver, the following is also important:

  • You speak either Dutch or English or German;
  • You are available to work between 06.30 an 19.00 Hr
  • You can work independently;
  • Safety is very important to you;
  • You have a Valid forklift truck certificate;
  • Counting and working accurately is no problem for you;
  • Your computer skills are up to standard;
  • You can submit a conduct of good behavior;

Next to these things it is important that you have your own transport to get to your job at Tradeport West in Venlo.
Start People does not offer accommodation! So to have this in the area of Venlo is important to!

About the company

As a full-time forklift driver you will work at Geodis in Venlo. They are a large logistics service provider that takes responsibility for the logistics process of external companies. You will be working with raw materials, auxiliary materials and semi-finished products for the food and pharmaceutical industry such as dyes and vitamins.
In this huge warehouse, work is also done at height., Do you find this a challenge? No problem! Training courses are offered to work with a high-rack truck!

What we offer

What the coolest workplace in Venlo has to offer:

  • A salary from € 11.51 per hour including ADV supplement;
  • Net this means approximately € 1800 per month
  • If you have lots of experience we can discuss your salary
  • Travel allowance from 10 kilometers;
  • Full-time employment with fixed hours;
  • Internal training courses that contribute to your personal development;
  • Working hours in dayshift between 06.30 and 19.00 Hr;
  • Overtime on Saturday with a 50% overtime allowance is possible on occasion;
  • 25 holidays per year when you work fulltime
  • 8.33% holiday money each year
  • Good guidance during the induction process.

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Start People International Recruitment
Prinsessesingel   22  
5911 HT, Venlo

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, we are a member of ABU: the branch organization of the temporary employment sector. This organization guarantees that its members act according to the Dutch law. 
You are more than welcome at our office in Venlo, where our recruiters can talk to you in either Dutch, English, German and/or Polish.
If you work via Start People it is possible to, I some cases,  use one of our collective health insurance policies. However, if you want to stay in The Netherlands for a longer period of time, we advise you to arrange health insurance yourself.  
Some companies we work with only offer day shifts, but the most companies offer several shifts (morning-, day and night shifts). It is often not possible to work structurally in one specific shift.
Unfortunately, one of these three languages is required to find a job via Start People. It is important that you can communicate with our colleagues and your manager at work.
Yes, you can choose between a weekly or a 4-weekly payment of your salary.
If you want to work in The Netherlands, you should be able to arrage your own transportation. Also, traveling together with other people is not preferred due to the flexibility you need for several jobs. 
Unfortunately, Start People does not offer housing. If you wish to work for Start People, you need to arrange housing in the Netherlands or in the Dutch border area.

If you have the intention to stay in the Netherlands for more than four months, you must register in the personal records database of the city you live in. To do this, go to the town hall of the city where you are going to live. You will then receive a citizen service number (BSN). With this number, your employer can register you, for example, at the Tax Authorities/ Doctors, hospitals and pharmacies can also ask you for your BSN. For more information, visit the website of the City where you live or visit

If you intend to stay in the Netherlands for less than four months, registration in to the personal record database is not obligated. If you still want a citizen service number, you must register in the personal record database of the city you live in. 

We can help you make an appointment to get your BSN number, but you must go to the appointment yourself. 
You need a valid ID, BSN number on an original document from either the Tax Authorities or City (Hall) you are registered in, and a European bank account number (IBAN) in your name.
In The Netherlands, it is not allowed to charge money for job placement services. Therefore, our services are free.