We are looking for

Packaging machine line operators (m/f/x) - Job in Belgium

What will you do

Due to government restrictions, this job offer is open only for people with an EU nationality. Our mission is to create small moments of joy and happiness. We do that by offering a versatile range of branded snacks with superior taste experience. To every consumer. For every occasion. In every country. Our client wishes to base its sustainable profitable growth on offering a versatile range of branded snacks of superior taste for every consumption occasion, while maximising opportunities for generations to come. Globalization - ultimately - at the top of global brands The globalisation of our brand is the first pillar of our strategy. Biscoff has a highly universally loved flavour, with a subtle caramelized touch and a crunchy bite. Our cookie is appreciated across the globe, which is quite unique in the food industry. That is why we have tremendous faith in the universal success of the cookie and the spread. Our ambition is high, we want our cookie to become the number three cookie in the world. It is our mission to bring our unique taste to people’s favorite indulgent moments across the globe. To support the further internationalisation of our cookie, our client operates in fifteen countries with its own sales offices and its own sales teams. Cooperation also takes place with local commercial partners in some fifty countries. Investment in a strong healthy snacking business, both in our home market, the United Kingdom, and internationally, from the International HQ in Switzerland The internationalisation of our other brands forms the second pillar of our strategy. Our client wants to offer the perfect snack for every moment and for every consumer around the world. More responsible, healthier snacks therefore have a clear role to play in our offering. Our ESG ambitions underline this. Since 2015, we have been investing in the natural and healthy snacks category, focusing on strong brands. In the United Kingdom, the home market of these brands, our ambition is to maintain our category leadership and grow the categories. In addition, we are fully committed to accelerated international growth for the brands outside the UK as one of our main growth pillars. Development of strong market position in our home markets by continuous investments in our broad range The Local Heroes are Lotus Bakeries’ third strategic pillar. These include a wide range of local brands and products – waffles, cakes, gingerbread and cookies – that play an important role in their home market of Belgium, France, the Netherlands or Sweden. The level of confidence in our Local Heroes is high. It is no coincidence that, when making acquisitions, our client has always focused on companies with a strong brand, exceptional products and a strong position in their home market. We firmly believe that we can reinforce this success by focusing on these local strongholds. We are reinforcing their already strong market positions by continuing to invest in these brands on an ongoing basis, thereby strengthening our market leadership in the associated sub-segments.

At our Lembeke site we currently employ over six hundred passionate and satisfied colleagues, but Lotus Bakeries wants to grow even further! That is why we are looking for people like you - enthusiasts with ambition. Given the expected growth, we are currently looking for targeted reinforcements in every department. Your responsibilities include the following: Operating one or more machines, ranging from small installations to large process installations, to achieve final results; Assisting with the start-up or conversion of machines and ensuring the supply of necessary raw materials and/or packing materials; Stopping the machine if problems arise and assisting with conversions when applicable, all this while working as part of a team; Performing quality control by closely monitoring products, intervening if issues occur, and conducting visual inspections, measurements, and sampling; Maintaining a clean and safe work environment, tidying up and cleaning machines daily using the correct methods and materials; Participating in training programs to stay updated on quality control procedures and operational best practices.

What are your skills

Can you comply with our standards by not wearing piercings, tooth diamonds, jewelry, make-up, nail polish, or fake nails? Is maintaining excellent personal hygiene important to you? Are you open to working in a two-shift system or a permanent night shift? Do you excel at working independently and organizing tasks efficiently? Are you strong in problem-solving and consistently follow through on agreements and plans? Do you prioritize order, tidiness, and safety in your work environment? Do you bring an optimistic attitude and take proactive initiative? Do you enjoy being active on the work floor, performing manual tasks accurately and efficiently? Are you a team-oriented individual who is supportive and focused on achieving common goals? Then this might be the job for you!

What is your experience

You have several years of experience as a machine operator in the food production industry. You have technical insight and are proficient in computers. You are able to independently set your machine, perform quality control, make adjustments when necessary and solve minor technical issues.

What is your education level

No specific education is required for this job.

Language expectations

Highly communicative English skills are required for this job (reading, writing, speaking), this is the language you will communicate in. You are willing to learn Dutch.

What our client offers

Are you driven, enthusiastic and completely crazy about our cookies? Perfect! For our plant in Lembeke we are looking for new colleagues who want to bake, prepare or finish! We offer a long term position with a lot of opportunities for individual development: You work 39.5 hours a week; You are paid weekly; The gross hourly starting salary is between €16.6961/h and €17.76/h; You have mealvouchers of €8/day of which you pay €1.09; You work in two shifts from 5:00-13:00 and from 13:00-21:00 or in the permanent night shift from 21:00 to 5:00; There is a shift allowance of +12.5 for the alternating early/late shift and +25% for the permanent night shift; Overtime is possible once you speak Dutch, this is paid at 150%; In addition, our client organizes Dutch courses and offers a lot of internal mobility if you learn the native language.
Eu nationality ?
Max. file size: 10 MB.