Experienced Carpenter for High-Tech Packing Company

Job description

If you have experience in woodwork, you may make the cut for this new job offer! We're looking for professional, dependable and precise people to cut wooden plates to exact sizes, using a wall-saw and/or jigsaw.

You'll do this by carefully reading technical drawings.

If you have enough working experience, you may also assemble the high-tech transport cases that this company produces, and you might even do some basic electrical work as well. Ear protection is available and must be used in specific areas of the job floor.

This job requires concentration and some experience, but most of all real ownership. The company is proud of the quality of their products and needs you to take part in it. The quality of your end-product is more important than the speed at which you make it. You'll be making many different types of flight cases (there's hundreds of them available) so you won't get bored easily.

In this position you will work with various kinds of wood, operate all kinds of machines, work with drill machines, saw all kinds of wood and read technical drawings. If you have a forklift truck certificate, even if it is not valid anymore, you have a big preference. Your salary will be based on your working experience and the quality of your work. As the quality of your work improves, you may get extra responsibilities and a better salary. For truly reliable people, this company offers direct, un-term contracts.

Working hours:
I 06:00-15:00
II 15:00-23:00
Shifts change on weekly rotation.

Have a look at the video below for an impression of the company:

What do you bring?

  • Intermediate or better English or Dutch communication skills (B1 or better)
  • Driving license B is preferred
  • Forklift certificate (even if expired) is a plus
  • You have a minimum of 3 months experience in wood working to show for
  • You have a minimum of 6 months experience in technical work (or hobby) to show for
  • You're able to read technical drawings, or can quickly learn this skill
  • You're a precise worker with a teamplayer mentality
  • You're available to work here for a long time
  • You have a clean criminal record (VOG)
  • S3 safety shoes are required on the job

What's in it for you?

  • Full time job in a modern factory with a very nice, brand new canteen
  • 18% shift bonus for every worked hour at any time
  • Professional and reliable job agency and personal contact with Job Coaches
  • Comfortable accommodation and transport available at a fair price
  • Refund of traveling costs up to 35 km (if using your own car)
  • Full healthcare insurance with discount
  • €200 yearly for emergency dental care (if using our insurance)
  • We will help you receive Zorgtoeslag
  • We will help you apply for Extra Territorial Costs tax discount
  • Build-up of retirement allowance
  • Direct weekly payments in full to your bank account
  • Opportunity to receive a direct, permanent contract with the company for reliable workers


HQ Pack is a producer of high-end flight cases and pallets used for the transportation of expensive machine parts by special truck or plane worldwide. ASML Lithography is an important customer of HQ Pack. They have production facilities world wide.

HQ Pack develops and produces very sophisticated high-end flight cases, sometimes with lifting and hydraulic installations inside, for very specialised customers. These cases are used to store and ship expensive machine parts all over the world.
After usage, the flight cases are returned to HQ Pack for an extensive inspection, repair and/or cleaning before being re-used. Sometimes these flight cases are too damaged or not needed anymore. Those cases are carefully disassembled and recycled to produce new cases.

HQ Pack is proud of the efforts they make to reduce the carbon footprint of the company world wide! Recently they installed solar panels on the entire roof of their building in Eindhoven.


Function Working week Gross wage Percentage
carpenter(woodworker+assembler+CNC)-start salary-23+ Y 40 H p/wk € 11,41 100,00%


Job description Percentage
01. Shiftbonus (2) 06:00-24:00 118,00%
02. Shiftbonus (night) 00:00-06:00 133,00%
03. Allowance Public holiday 200,00%
04. Overtime Mon-Fri 00:00-06:00 133,00%
05. Overtime Mon-Fri 06:00-24:00 125,00%
06. Overtime Sat 06:00-24:00 150,00%
07. Overtime Sun 06:00-24:00 200,00%

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