Forklift Driver


Our production site is situated in Ghent, along the left bank of the canal between Ghent and Terneuzen. The location provides easy access to raw materials and energy. Another benefit is the vicinity to highways in direction to many European countries.

Our personnel are highly qualified and well-skilled since a thorough and continuously ongoing in-house training is one of the core operating principles at the site. An open communication between own personnel, authorities, neighbors, clients, contractors, and suppliers provides a balance between the social, environmental, and economic aspects.
The training and education needs of all our employees are identified at regular intervals. Training and education programs are set in accordance with these needs and are evaluated. To reach all the employees, on-the job training, in-house and external training programs are foreseen.

Your tasks include the following:
  • Operating a forklift truck for the transport of finished products and supplying turbine packers, IBC-station and Newtecs (according to fork-lift truck instructions).
  • Checking the lot code - print on the bags.
  • Visual check of the condition of the finished product (in accordance with the inspection procedure for a finished pallet) .
  • Performing the final visual quality check (assessing packaging quality, cardboard quality, etc.).
  • Transporting the finished pallets with forklift truck (according to forklift instructions) to a row in one of the warehouses.
  • Placing/releasing finished pallets in/out of racks with forklift truck according to work instruction forklift truck.

Education -
Work experience At least a year of experience, experience with a Drive-In system is a bonus
Language Good communicative English
Others Belgian forklift license + police certificate
Driver’s license Would be a plus

Regular hours per week hours 40h/week
Paycheck Weekly
Gross salary 24.08€/h = 570€/week
Estimated net salary.

Included in this estimation.
  • Minimal working hours
  • Meal vouchers
  • Shifts allowance
  • Taxes  22.8%
  • Transport allowance
+650€ depending on the week (can go near 900€ in a week with overtime)
Meal vouchers 8€ (1.09€ tax on it)
Shift hours Full continuous system: 6:00-13:30, 13:30-21:30, 21:30-5:30
Shift allowance Early/late shift: + 1.7769/h
Overtime Sometimes
How is overtime paid? 150%

Public transport possible? No
Driver’s license and car required? Would be a plus
Rent of housing 95€/week (double room)
145€/week (single room)
Rent of car (if available) See mobility possibilities
Medical insurance 9€/month

For more information and to apply, contact me directly.

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Job Title:
Forklift Driver
Belgium - Antwerpen

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