Transport operator

  • € 15,22
  • Sif
  • Maasvlakte


Apply for the transport operator position at SIF for an exciting role with a market leader in a rapidly growing and future-proof industry.

What are you going to do?

As a Transport Operator at Sif, you play a crucial role in managing material flows and processing residual streams, contributing significantly to the energy transition. Sif is one of the largest manufacturers of steel tubes (up to 2,000 tons) for offshore wind turbines.What will you do?You will use a forklift and various cranes, including overhead cranes, to move and process materials. You play a key role in the workshop, ensuring that others have the right materials and that everything runs smoothly. You look ahead and make decisions confidently. The process runs smoothly because you always have a clear view of what is happening around you. Thanks to your initiatives, the welder has his materials on time, and the hulls are in the right place. As a Transport Operator, you have a responsible job where you work independently. Some of your tasks include:

  • Unloading and transporting hulls and other materials using an overhead crane/magnet crane according to lifting plans
  • Scanning hulls and registering plate check-ins
  • Performing visual inspections on lifting equipment
  • Unloading barges and loading AGVs in the inlet harbor
  • Moving hulls, welding aids, and materials
  • Using a forklift to separate waste and ensure proper disposal

What are the working hours?

You will work from monday to friday in 3 shifts. 06:00 -14:00, 14:00 - 22:00, 22:00 - 06:00. 

Who are you?

  • A VCA Basic certificate in Dutch or English
  • Level B2 of the English language
  • You have relevant experience in the field, such as in metalworking
  • A driver's license B
  • A scissor lift certificate is mandatory for the Maasvlakte location
  • You are decisive and take initiative
  • You have crane/hoisting instructions
  • Precision and attention to detail
  •  Willingness to work in our 3-shift system

What do you get?

  • An excellent salary based on your experience. Concretely this means: 

    3 years of experience: 15.22 gross per hour 
    4 years of experience 17.34 gross per hour 
    5 years of experience 19.47 gross per hour 
    6+ years of experience 21.59 gross per hour

  • 10.5% holiday allowance
  • A warm working atmosphere in a team of enthusiastic colleagues. Always up for a laugh.
  • Sif has been around for more than 75 years. They are a stable, growing organization. There is room for ambition and initiative.
  • You'll feel welcome. We have an extensive onboarding process. You will be guided by an experienced colleague, and we do everything to make you feel at home quickly.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the energy transition and a more sustainable world.

Where will you work?

Founded in 1948, Sif, is a company with a solid track record. From a purely manufacturing company of large, thick tubular steel structures, the company has transitioned towards a total solution provider of offshore wind monopile foundations. Today Sif employs over 600 people (approximately 50% of whom are on the payroll) at two manufacturing sites in the Netherlands: Roermond and Maasvlakte 2, near Rotterdam. Sif is listed on Euronext Amsterdam since May 2016.Their company culture is based on collaboration, quality, and dedication to safety. You will be part of a passionate team determined to accelerate the energy transition.

Your application

The process in 6 simple steps.


You take the first step towards your future by applying for a job vacancy.

2Personal introduction

We do this via video call or at our office in Veghel.

3Skills tests

Do you need specific skills for the position? We’d love to see you in action.

4Sign documents

Satisfied with the terms? Time for a (digital) signature.

5Transportation and housing

You arrange your transportation to the Netherlands, we arrange – if necessary – housing for you.


You get to work for the client. Good luck with your new job!

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