Production employee

  • € 13,81
  • Sligro
  • X


Looking for an exciting new opportunity where you can learn all the tricks of the trade? If so, our all-around role in fish processing might be just what you're looking for!

What are you going to do?

It is a great all-around role where you will learn all the tricks of the trade

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Packing fish: The processed fish will be packed under the direction of a line operator. No prior knowledge of fish is necessary, but you must be able to perform many manual operations on a packaging line quickly.
  • Order picking: End products are collected in the logistics department for transport to the fish departments of Sligro wholesale stores and for delivery customers.
  • Processing fish: Fish is processed in various ways, especially for catering customers. This can include descaling, filleting, portioning, and custom packaging. It is crucial that you have a keen eye for quality, and don't worry, you will learn all about fish here!
  • All of our production and logistics employees are responsible for maintaining a clean and hygienic workplace, monitoring quality, and ensuring that the agreed-upon procedures are followed.

What are the working hours?

For this position, you must be flexible as you will work in a two-shift system, alternating between day and evening shifts.

  • Morning shift will start between 06:00/8:00 till 14:30/16:30
  • Afternoon shift will start between 13:30/15:30 till 23:00/00:30

Who are you?

  • English A2 level or Polish
  • Experience as a production employee is a benefit
  • You are willing to work in a cooled environment

What do you get?


  • Salary of:

    € 13,81 per hour for 21 year and older
    € 12,74 per hour for 20 year
    € 11,40 per hour for 19 year
    € 10,05 per hour for 18 year

    In addition:

  • 10.5% holiday allowance
  • Allowances for irregular working hours ranging from 25% to 100%. 
  • If you work in a cooling environment, you will receive an additional allowance of € 0,49.
  • If you work in a freezer, you will receive an additional allowance of € 1,19.
  • You will have a buddy to guide you on the work floor.
  • You will have stable working hours.
  • You can work full-time for a longer period.
  • You will receive work clothing from Sligro (shirt, jumper).
  • Sligro has well-stocked canteens where lunch is affordable.
  • You will also receive extras such as free milk, coffee, tea, cup-a-soup, soft drinks, and fresh fruit during breaks, a Christmas package, and a staff party.

Where will you work?

SmitVis is the fresh specialist of Sligro Food Group (SFG) in the field of fresh fish and shellfish. Sligro Food Group currently has 4,500 employees, 50 branches and a growing number of distribution centers throughout the Netherlands. Thanks to the daily supply from the major fish auctions, SmitVis supplies sustainable, top-quality fish 6 days a week.

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