Manual Operator 2 shifts

  • Breda
  • MBO
  • Salary indication €12.00-15.00
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0072212

About the job

Have you always wanted to work in a challenging international environment? Do you have work experience as an operator? Then keep reading!
For an international and pharmaceutical organization, we are looking for a Manual Operator. We are looking for a driven and knowledgeable, learnable, coachable and self-reflective person. A person who is competent and willing to work in a (semi) manual line. Someone who has preferable experience with principles of standard work LEAN manufacturing principles. You have the talent to come pro-active with input on how to identify/eliminate waste in processes. You like working in a challenging environment and are a team-player by heart, who is always looking for opportunities and challenges.

You will also be involved in the following activities:

  • Running a production line according to operating procedures;
  • Working together and constructive communication with other operators and line leads;
  • Looking for improvement and efficiency in and around working processes
  • Taking care of escalation when necessary
  • Taking ownership for all tasks and results
  • Taking active part on Shift hand over process in the line

The team
You are going to work in an manufacturing department on (semi) manual line with approximately 10 colleagues. The team is working in a 2 or 3 shift, 5-day schedule. You will be working in the 2 shift schedule. According to standard work principles the team is taking care that defined performance on Safety, Quality, delivery, inventory are executed. Respect and working together in a professional and mature manner is key. Diversity of culture and native makes that a good knowledge (verbal, reading, writing) of English language is necessary.

Job requirements

We are looking for someone who meets the following requirements:

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in manufacturing environment (preferable Pharmacy, GMP/GDP environment);
  • Experience in working with Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Good knowledge of English language, both oral and written;
  • Good in working with teams and people with various backgrounds and cultures;
  • Pro-active working attitude;
  • You are able to work in a 2-shift schedule;
  • VAPRO A is an advantage.


  • Teamplayer
  • Efficient and accurate
  • Structured/discipline
  • Clear in communication
  • Accountability/Responsibility
  • Trust & Respect
  • Knowledgeable on production processes
  • Flexible

About the company

The organization discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, the organization was one of the first companies to realize the new sciences promise by bringing safe and effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. The company's therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, the organization remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives.

What we offer

  • A temporary contract for 1 year, which might be extended if everything goes well;
  • A chance to work within an international environment;
  • Working together with a close and small team, within a great multinational in Breda;
  • A fulltime position where you are able to further develop yourself;
  • The salary is between €2.200,- and €2.600,- gross per month, based on work experience.

Find your job

Is this not the job you where looking for? We have more vacancies that might be interesting!

Vestigings gegevens

Start People Breda XL
Markendaalseweg   57  
4811 KA, Breda

Gratis inschrijven

Wil jij op de hoogte blijven van onze nieuwe vacatures?

Schrijf je dan nu gratis in

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.