Cargo Employee

bij Workinholland  -  Houten

Over deze vacature

Location: Schiphol Airport

We have exciting new positions as Cargo Employees at Schiphol Airport!

Are you seeking to be part of a top-class Cargo team? Do you enjoy having a flexible schedule in your days? Do you want to work in a dynamic place where you always connect with people from all around the word? If so, this is your next career move! 

How does your day look like?

It is Monday at 8:00 AM and you are drinking a warm coffee and reading your messages. You see that your manager wrote that the Cargo Flight YX44 is going to be delayed and therefore your start time will change. You confirm with him the start hour and you get ready because now, you have time to go for a walk to the city center and enjoy! After your pleasant walk, you arrived to work more energized, you say hi to your colleagues and you put your gloves on because today there will be many boxes to be moved. The Cargo Flight YX44 has landed from Japan and the Cargo from the plain will enter the warehouse shortly. Together with your team, you make sure to remove the nets from the freight so that the team can build off the freight. Before you notice it is already dinnertime! Outside you drink a fresh cup of coffee and your tasty sandwich. After you finish your meal you go back to work and move the pallets that are already build to the warehouse. At the end of the day, you will see that all pallets are built, and the large pallets are empty. Finally, you give your colleague a high five, you have completed the job of the day! 

As Cargo employee your main responsibilities are:

  • Breaking down Cargo, stacking on to pallets by Airway bill number;
  • Ensuring Airway bill numbers are not mixed;
  • Stacking the boxes/Freight with no overhang on pallets (you report damaged boxes);
  • Completing pallets to be wrapped and ready for location by Forklift;
  • Keeping clean and free the work area from trip Hazards (you understand the high importance of safety);

Note: The physical demands described here are representative to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


As our Cargo colleague you:

  • Work in 24/7 shifts, planned based on the incoming flight schedules (all shifts will least from 6 to 12 hours max, this depends on the volume of freight coming in per flight);
  • Can work under time constrain (for you is not a problem to perform quality work under pressure!);
  • Have great attention to detail (you achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task);
  • Have excellent English communication skills (Dutch is a big plus!); 
  • Embraces teamwork;
  • Love to have a flexible schedule;
  • Have experience in logistics (experience operating a forklift or other industry-related machinery is an asset!).


Please note: Due to airport security regulations you need to go through security clearance before we can offer you the position. This requires you to fill out an application form, print it off and post it to us along with a scan of your passport picture page. On average it takes 8-12 weeks for this process to be completed. Once we receive approval from The Netherlands, we will very happy to welcome you to the team! 

What do we offer you?

  • A competitive salary of €10.40 (gross) per hour, this is excluding 8% holiday allowance, and irregular allowances if you work night shifts during the weekends (up to 150%);
  • Training on the job and, training on security & safety;
  • Very dynamic workplace (every day is different, and you love this!);
  • Great opportunity to work in an international environment which there are further development possibilities;
  • A friendly atmosphere where hard work and fun go together.


Are you our next Cargo colleague? 

Apply directly! or send a recent CV and motivation letter to

Do you have questions regarding the role? please call me or send me WhatsApp to +31 (0)6 21486967



Wat je moet bezitten

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  • Sociabiliteit
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Vacature eigenschappen

  • 1 - 10 medewerkers
  • Fulltime
  • MBO
  • Cargo Employee
  • Assistent logistiek

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