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Date: May 13, 2024

Location: Sassenheim, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

Are you proactive, detail-oriented, and eager to develop your skills? Come join our production team at our factory in Sassenheim!

At AkzoNobel in Sassenheim, we produce well-known brands such as Lesonal, Dynacoat, and Sikkens for the automotive repair market, aircraft, and super yachts. After manufacturing our products, they undergo quality control and are processed into various packaging formats. To strengthen our production team of around 200 colleagues, we are currently seeking multiple:

Sassenheim, 40 hours per week

We have vacancies in both the Production and Filling departments. These departments function as highly independent teams. We will discuss and determine the team that suits you best.

The Production department is responsible for the final product. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Handling raw materials, operating and moving solvent and mixing tanks.
  • Mixing raw materials and producing the final product according to the recipe card. Adjusting the machine if necessary during the process.
  • Ensuring proper functioning of the operated machine by following the recipe card and machine instructions.
  • Performing simple maintenance tasks.

In the Filling department, your tasks will include:

  • Connecting the tank and collecting packaging and labels.
  • Filling the packaging according to scheduled orders.
  • Ensuring proper functioning of the machine by following checklists and instructions.
  • Setting up and adjusting filling machines according to standard procedures.
  • Placing packaging on pallets following guidelines.
  • In all cases, you will work according to established safety guidelines, rules, and procedures.

Our production operators work in 2- or 3-shift rotations: 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM, 1:45 PM to 9:45 PM, and in the 3-shift rotation from 9:45 PM to 5:45 AM. Occasionally, you may be asked to work on weekends. Please note that we will provide you with BHV+ training as an operator, which includes both BHV and respiratory protection training.


Are you the forward-thinking operator we are looking for?
This job requires a proactive and precise approach, as your work significantly impacts the quality of our products. Safety is of utmost importance, and you are eager to develop your skills to work in various production areas. I

f you can check off the following points, we would love to hear from you:

  • You live within the European union and/or have a visa that allows you to work in the Netherlands.
  • You have a vocational (vmbo) or secondary vocational education (mbo).
  • Preferably, you already possess a VCA certificate or are willing to obtain one.
  • You are proficient in the English language in all aspects (speaking, reading, writing, understanding).
  • Experience in a production environment is an advantage.
  • Physical strength is essential if working in manufacturing.


We offer stability as an employer and an attractive benefits package.
AkzoNobel has been recognized as a Top Employer in the Netherlands for several years. You will be part of a team with supportive colleagues who look out for each other. If you aspire to grow, we provide full support, including opportunities to obtain Vapro, first aid, or other industry-specific certifications. You can broaden your skills, and there are also possibilities for upward career growth, such as becoming a senior operator, team leader, or production planner. 

Additionally, we offer:

  • A permanent contract with a competitive salary.
  • 44 vacation and leave days based on full-time employment, with the option to buy or sell days.
  • A comprehensive pension plan and access to our collective health insurance.
  • Reimbursement for travel costs from 9 kilometers one way.
  • A 13th-month bonus.


Excited about the opportunity?

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Bobby Heideman, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at TalentResourcing.NL@akzonobel.com. You can also Whatsapp at +31615699549 if you have any questions. To apply, including your CV and a brief motivation letter, you can apply through the application button on this vacancy page.

Looking forward to meeting you!


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