Job description

We are looking for a skilled and qualified Millwright to join a dynamic and ever growing Food & Beverage company in the Netherlands. Your duties will include but not limited to, carrying out planned maintenance, conducting routine preventative maintenance tasks, and attending to immediate plant malfunctions.

You will be responsible for both mechanical and electrical maintenance of the plant equipment and machinery. Reading, analyzing and interpreting technical procedures, electrical schematics, blueprints service manuals and work orders to perform the required work.

You will be an important link that ensures that our production company can continue to operate.

As a technician you are responsible for carrying out unplanned and planned maintenance work and projects. The focus is on the mechanical level, where additional E&I knowledge is of course to your advantage. The work mainly takes place during the day shift, where flexibility for shifts and weekend shifts is a requirement.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Efficiently carry out maintenance on our machine park (Mechanical and Electrical);
  • Troubleshooting machine malfunctions and perform mechanical maintenance;
  • Timely identification and reporting of deteriorations in the condition of machines;
  • Provides input on replacement of (production) installation and improvements regarding maintenance work;
  • Supervises the implementation of a conversion or commissioning of the installation. Ensuring order and cleanliness in the workplace;
  • Carrying out preventive maintenance on production resources.

What can you expect from Xelvin:
  • 2 years Xelvin contract including competitive salary, holiday allowance, paid holidays and pension.
  • Relocation package from Xelvin: Finding the right new challenge, relocation budget paid by Xelvin, arranging of documentation to work in the Netherlands and guidance from housing consultant to find an accommodation.
  • Salary between €3500 and €4000 gross per month excl. allowances depending your working experience.
  • A job with perspective. After the 2 years contract of Xelvin you will be on permanent contracted by your employer.
  • Free dutch lessons
  • Career-oriented education, training or courses.

Job requirements

Education, experience & skills
  • Vocational trade diploma, qualified artisan (Red Seal) towards Mechatronics or Electrical engineering;
  • Experience with reading machine drawings and interpreting manuals;
  • Native Afrikaans;
  • Knowledge of and experience with analyzing and solving malfunctions;
  • Work experience within the Food & Bevarage.


€3.750 - €4.250 gross income per month


South Africa

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Tim Teeuwen
Managing consultant

+31 (0)6 45 81 31 21

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