OP welder

  • € 15,22
  • Sif
  • Maasvlakte


Are you seeking a challenging role where your welding skills shine, and you make a crucial contribution to the energy transition? Read on, because at Sif, you'll find not just a job but a mission! Discover how your skills and ambition come together in an environment where you can develop into an OP Welder.

What are you going to do?

As an OP Welder at Sif, you play a crucial role in semi-automatic welding of circumferential seams. Automation allows for consistently high-quality welding. At Sif, we work with great precision on massive steel plates of approximately 42 tons and 27 meters long.Using one or more welding heads simultaneously, you ensure high accuracy. Working with very high currents allows for substantial deposition. This enables significant penetration depths and high welding speeds.Safety is a top priority. Before you begin, you ensure you wear the correct protective gear and conduct a check. Subsequently, you set up the equipment correctly and according to prescribed procedures. You carefully monitor the quality of your work. Your passion for welding and metalworking will only grow at Sif. We will teach you the ins and outs of submerged arc welding (OP welding) with special materials. Additionally, you play a significant role in the energy transition. Our massive steel monopile tubes for offshore wind farms withstand all weather conditions, thanks in part to your meticulous work.

What are the working hours?

You will work in a three 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. 
  • While not mandatory, a NIL Level 2 MIG/MAG welding certificate (or equivalent) is advantageous.
  • You have relevant experience in the field, experiene with big shipyards is a plus 
  • 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 work experience. Concretely this means: 

  • Junior (1-3 years of experience): Between 15,22 and 17,34 gross per hour
  • Medior (3-5 years of experience): Between 17,34 and 21,01 gross per hour 
  • Senior (6+ years of experience): Between 21,01 and 22,25 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!

Apply today