Vacancy International

Vacancy Maintenance Technician

General info

Region: East Flanders
Town: Desteldonk
Contract : Interim job with fixed work option
Employment Agreement: Full-time
Job Statute: Worker
Time control: 2 shift system

Function description

Are you looking for a new opportunity in Belgium? Do you have technical skills?

Our client is an international group with locations in Belgium, France, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia. Their headquarters in Ghent has around 100 employees. They have been active in the horticultural sector for over 30 years.
Specifically, they produce high-quality potting soils for both the professional horticulture industry and the hobby market.

For their production site in the Ghent seaport, they are looking for a maintenance technician within their maintenance department.

Your Team

  • You will work as part of a team with all employees in this department and report to the head of the maintenance department.

Your Challenge

  • Along with your colleagues, you will be responsible for the preventive maintenance of our machines in different departments: mixing lines, packaging machines, and more.
  • You will also be responsible for repairing machinery. This involves analyzing problems, troubleshooting, and fixing defects, all as quickly as possible to ensure smooth production.
  • Additionally, you and your colleagues will be responsible for the annual revisions of the machinery.
  • Finally, you will share responsibility for the warehouse where machine parts are stored.


Requirements: Profile:

You have at least an A2 degree in electromechanics or equivalent through experience.
You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role.
Knowledge of PLC control is a plus.
Experience with filling machines and mixing lines is an advantage.
You will work in shifts (6 am - 2 pm / 2 pm - 10 pm - 5 am - 2 pm / 2 pm - 11 pm).
In the spring, you will work on Saturdays (6 am - 12 pm) on a bi-weekly basis.
You prioritize safety, quality, and the environment.

Some experience required

Drivers license:



Dutch: goed
English: goed




Fully legal employment according to Belgian law
Attractive salary depending on your skills and experience starting from 18 euro/hour gross plus 7 euro meal vouchers. Extra work hours are paid at 150%.
Standard accommodations : furnished accommodation with single rooms, water & gas & electricity included and unlimited internet (~ weekly fee of 100 euro)
Refund of transport cost to Belgium up to €125 after four work weeks
End of year bonus - 8,33% of gross yearly salary
Holiday bonus - 15,38% of gross yearly salary
Child benefits for every child
Transportation provided – bicycle
Personal guidance from our multilingual team

Apply now and let's explore the possibilities together!

Salary: Hourly rate

Study selection

Study selection:

Prof. bach. Elektromechanica: Elektromechanica

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