Operator 3 shifts

  • Location:Breda
  • Education:Post-secondary vocational education
  • Hours per week:40 hours
  • Employment:Fulltime
  • Contracttype:€ 3.300 - € 3.800

Are you a motivated operator with a strong interest in your field and a drive to enhance your skills? Perfetti van Melle in Breda is seeking enthusiastic operators to join the team responsible for preparing Mentos. As a Mentos operator, you play a vital role in our daily production operations, enabling millions of people worldwide to enjoy this popular candy. At Perfetti van Melle, we understand the importance of this role. Do you believe you're a good fit for our global team?

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the smooth operation of your part of the preparation process;
  • Supporting fellow operators at the machines to ensure smooth operations across the entire department;
  • Independently addressing minor malfunctions or reporting them to the technical department (TD);
  • Performing replacement tasks as needed;
  • Identifying, reporting, and suggesting improvements for any deviations in the production process.

Welcome to one of the world's leading confectionery companies, where we constantly strive for growth and excellence in candy production. Our colleagues are essential to this endeavor, and we consider you a crucial ingredient. It's important that you have the opportunity to continue developing yourself.

Here's what you can expect:

  • A full-time yearly contract with guaranteed hours;
  • Opportunities for advancement to Operator A or B roles;
  • The possibility of securing a permanent contract at Perfetti van Melle based on satisfactory performance;
  • A competitive salary starting at €3300 gross per month, which can increase to €3800 based on your knowledge and experience;
  • Pension contributions starting from the commencement of your employment contract;
  • A dedicated team you can rely on. Colleagues pitch in where needed, and you're never alone;
  • Support from Start People in your professional development, including assistance with various work-related matters;
  • Lunch or dinner: a cafeteria where you can enjoy fresh meals daily;
  • The opportunity to taste Mentos. Additionally, you can use our candy store to purchase all our delicious treats for home.

Are you prepared to take a leap into the unknown? At Perfetti van Melle, you're not just embarking on a new job, but embarking on a full-fledged career journey. Together, we strive to go that extra mile each day.

  • Ideally, you possess a technical background in the process industry, such as VAPRO A or B. Don't have the required diploma, but brimming with motivation? Your application is still warmly welcomed;
  • Previous experience as an operator or in a similar capacity, particularly within the food industry, is advantageous;
  • You are available for full-time employment and comfortable working in a 3-shift system;
  • Your ability to critically evaluate process improvements comes naturally to you.

At Perfetti Van Melle, we dedicate ourselves daily to inventing new candies and enhancing the classics. These sweets and chewing gums are available in over 150 countries worldwide. In the Netherlands and Belgium, Perfetti Van Melle ensures that you can easily find Mentos, Fruitttella, Klene, Look-O-Look, Chupa Chups, Smint, and Frisk on store shelves.

Several colleagues from Start People are already part of the Perfetti Van Melle team and praise the excellent work atmosphere. We foster informal communication and a supportive team environment where everyone is ready to assist each other. New employees receive comprehensive training, and there are ample opportunities for growth within Perfetti Van Melle.

Perfetti Van Melle's location is conveniently accessible from Roosendaal, Oosterhout, and the surrounding areas.

We believe in equal opportunities and our vacancies are open to everyone.

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Vacancy details

Post-secondary vocational education
Salary indication
€ 3.300 - € 3.800
Fulltime (40 hours)
Temporary with possibility for permanent employment
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