Label operator | Logistics employee

  • Heerlen
  • MBO
  • Salary indication €1792
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0008243

About the job

As a label operator it is important that you can perform the following activities very accurately and under time pressure:

  • Making and printing medical labels, including product labels, import labels, pricing labels, etc.
  • Labeling / labeling of medical products
  • Adding user manuals (Instructions For Use) to medical products
  • Filling in documents according to a certain procedure
  • Processing data in the computer and working with information systems
  • Guaranteeing high, international quality standards

Job requirements

Do you meet the following requirements? Then YOU are the Labeloperator we need!

  • Immediately available.
  • Experience within the logistics sector.
  • You have access to your own transport availabilities.
  • You are able to work according to procedures.
  • You are able to speak and read English on a professional level.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Great sense of responsibility.
  • Analytical.
  • You work with precision.
  • Dedicated.

About the company

Abbott Vascular is a global player in the "Medical Devices" market. To sell these products, international laws and regulations must be met. As a label operator you contribute to the careful application of labels and package leaflets so that these legal requirements are met.
You will process products for global hospitals on a daily basis, where accuracy and quality are paramount at all times. It is expected that you will be able to work concentrated for a long time in a dynamic working environment. At Abbott Vascular Netherlands you work in a team of motivated colleagues who contribute daily to products to improve health.

Products that you will work with on a daily basis are heart catheters, stents and other products for vascular intervention operations. To get started with this, you will be offered an extensive training, in which it is important that you can also read and understand English-language procedures.

As a new operator you will get started with pasting (“applying”) labels and adding IFU's. These tasks will be expanded later with, for example, the creation of medical labels and the correct administration in the information system. Abbott also offers countless career opportunities. For example, there are regular intake moments for internally organized MBO programs.

What we offer

Abbott is an international, globally oriented logistic healthcare company. Abbott has 9 locations within the Netherlands. The location in Heerlen is the distribution center for medical instruments. The products are created on locations all around the world. These products are then sent to the Netherlands, where they are warehoused in Heerlen. From Heerlen they are sent to multiple hospitals, affiliates and distributors all over the world.

  • A good salary of €10,30 per hour.
  • Working only in fulltime 40 hours shifts
  • A nice, social working team.
  • A clean working environment.
  • Working in an international environment.
  • Travelling allowance of €0,19 per KM (from 6 km one way trip with a maximum of €9,38 per day).
  • Opportunities to follow courses.
  • Contribute to health and welfare for people all around the world.

It concerns a temporary employment contract. When both you and Abbott are satisfied about the way you work a permanent contract belongs to the possibilities!
We offer our employers access to Start People College with more than 70 courses from where you can develop yourself on personal, as well as on professional level. Personal development is something Start People takes very seriously. In addition, you are entitled to 25 vacation days per year and 8% holiday payment.

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Honigmannstraat   65  
6411 LK, Heerlen

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Frequently asked questions

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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. 
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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. 

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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.
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