Milling operator

  • € 14,95
  • Sif
  • Maasvlakte


Do you want an enjoyable, challenging position with a market leader in a rapidly growing and future-proof industry? Look no further and apply now for this job as a milling operator at SIF! 

What are you going to do?

As a Milling Operator at Sif, you have varied and precise work, playing a crucial role in our mission to produce offshore foundations for wind turbines, thereby making the energy transition a reality. Sif is one of the largest manufacturers of steel tubes (up to 1,000 tons) for offshore wind turbines. Within our close-knit and dedicated team, you can make a difference. What will you do?

  • As a Milling Operator at Sif, you work with milling machines specially designed for Sif.
  • You are responsible for the machining of massive plates of approximately 42 tons and 27 meters long.
  • You input programs into the automatic milling machine for the pre-processing of the plates. Since they work with such unique machines, you will always receive training.
  • You work with a diverse team of various nationalities in a large hall.
  • You collaborate with other operators, maintenance technicians, and quality controllers to ensure that our foundations meet the highest standards.
Good preparation is half the battle. Therefore, you receive a daily schedule, drawings, and work instructions. You check the dimensions and damages of the hulls to be processed. You also perform daily maintenance on the milling machine. It is very precise work. You monitor the process closely, conduct quality controls, and are the first person to solve any problems that may arise.  

What are the working hours?

You will work in a 3 shift system. 06:00 - 14:00, 14:00 - 22:00, 22:00 - 06:00. 

Who are you?

Who are you? You have:

  •  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
  • 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: 

    Junior (1-3 years of experience): Between 14,95 and 16,73 gross per hour. 
    Medior (3-5 years of experience): Between 16,73 and 19,47 gross per hour. 
    Senior (6+ years of experience): Between 19,47 and 23,43 gross per hour. 

    In addition:

  • 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!

Apply today