Fork Lift or Reach Truck Driver at eCommerce Warehouse

Job description

An eCommerce warehouse in Oosterhout (NL) is looking for reach truck and fork lift drivers to support their team long-term. The warehouse's activities are expanding quickly, so there are chances for promotion for professional employees.

The warehouse itself is quite modern and houses modern facilities, such as a well equipped canteen with daily fresh products for low prices. During 1st en 2nd shift this catering is open, for the 3rd shift they are planning to provide meals in convenience automats and to be heated in microwaves. You'll have access to cold water in big bottles for free, so you can take fresh water to the workplace.

As a reach truck or fork lift driver you'll be responsible for storing products and picking certain orders. You'll make sure that the right product get picked so that they can be packed by your coworkers, ready to be shipped to the right customer. It's important that you drive carefully and pay attention to your working environment, such as: does everyone adhere to safety rules and is the workplace clean? Building a career in a warehouse means you will be joining a large community of dedicated, hard working and energised individuals who pride themselves on their commitment and work ethic.
Preferably you will keep working here for 78 weeks before accepting a permanent contract with the warehouse directly.

This warehouse garantees full working weeks: 3 weeks with 5 days a week, then 1 week with 6 days. This means you'll be guaranteed to earn an interesting weekly salary. There are various possibilities at to gain experience in the logistics, you can work on Saturdays and there is a possibility to get a permanent contract.

Working hours:
Shift 1: 06:00 - 14:00
Shift 2: 14:00 - 22:00
Shift 3: 22:00 - 06:00 (Times are subject to change)

What do you bring?

  • Intermediate or better English or Dutch communication skills (B1 or better)
  • You have your own housing near Oosterhout
  • You have your own transport to work
  • You have at least two months or more experience as a reach truck or fork lift driver
  • You have a Dutch reach truck or fork lift certificate
  • You're willing to keep working here for a long time (up to 23 months)
  • You're willing to work in shifts and on Saturdays
  • You're flexible and willing to work at different departments when needed
  • You're a quick thinker, quick learner and like to act fast
  • You're healthy and enjoy your work
  • You have a clean criminal record (VOG)

What's in it for you?

  • Work at a fast growing company with chances of promotion
  • Opportunity to get a direct contract with the company or 5,5 years of working with us
  • Modern canteen with lots of daily fresh products for low prices
  • Personal contact with your own job coach
  • Weekly payments in full
  • Full healthcare insurance with discount
  • No own risk in case of health problems (if using our insurance)
  • €200 yearly for emergency dental care (if using our insurance)
  • We will help you to receive Zorgtoeslag
  • We will help you apply for Extra Territorial Costs tax discount


XPO Logistics is an American multinational transportation and contract logistics company that manages supply chains for 50.000 customers.
Operates in 30 countries, with approximately 100.000 employees.

XPO is a tech leader in the transportation and logistics industry, spending $500–$550 million a year on software development, automation and technological hardware. employs 1.800 IT professionals, including 100 data scientists, working on automation and intelligent machines, forecasting demand, predictive analytics, pricing algorithms, workforce planning, load and route optimization, customer service and its digital freight marketplace.

Oosterhout is a city in the Dutch province of North Brabant.


Function Working week Gross wage Percentage
reach/forklift driver 21+ y (after 1 year) 40 H p/wk € 11,86 100,00%
reach/forklift driver 21+ y (after 5 weeks) 40 H p/wk € 11,40 100,00%
reach/forklift driver 21+ y (start salary) 40 H p/wk € 10,39 100,00%


Job description Percentage
01. Allow + OT Sat 150,00%
02. Allow + OT Sun 200,00%
03. Shift bonus(2) 108,75%
04. Shift bonus(2-night) 111,25%
05. Shift bonus(3) 113,75%
06. Pub Holiday 200,00%
07. OT Mon-Fri 130,00%

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