Employee sorting and packing soft fruit
Company nameZachtfruit Schalkwijk BV.
SectorZacht fruit (aardbeien/bessen/frambozen/kersen)
Type of employment
  • Vast

- Sorting / packaging of red berries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries
- Work is being done in a shed, where the temperature is around 15 degrees
- Employer provides corporate clothing
- The work is mainly done manually


- Experience in sorting work is preferred, but not necessary
- Candidates have to be motivated and enthusiastic
- A car driving licence (category B) is preferred, but not required
- Candidates are required to work during the period round Christmas and New Year's Eve. This is the most busy period for our company.


- The employer offers a job all year round with the possibility of extension
- The duration of the contract can be agreed with the employer depending on how long the employee wants to work
- Work is approximately around 50 hours spread over 6 days a week,
- Employee works from Monday to Friday 08.00 am to 20.00 pm, work breaks are from 12.30 to 13.00 and from 18.00 to 18.30
- No work on Sunday
- Employer offers housing at the company, the cost is for the employee € 66,50 per week inclusive (electricity, gas, water)
The housing has bedrooms for 2 or 4 persons and it is furnished. Shower, toilet, kitchen and living room are shared with the other employees. The housing is located within the company premises for up to
15 people.
- The employer provides health insurance, cost is for the employee € 24,15 per week
- The salary is according to the Dutch (CAO), payment per hour gross € 9,94. After working 6 months, the gross salary per hour will be € 10,71

Company description

We are a family business based in Schalkwijk (Utrecht) in the Netherlands. We grow red berries and blackberries with a total area of 35 hectares.
We cool the red berries all year round, so that we also have sales all year round. We also do this for various fellow growers.
In addition, we package red berries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries throughout the year. We do this in collaboration with a sales organization.
We have about 30 permanent employees. During the peak season, which is from mid-June to mid-September, this can increase to 80 to 90 people.

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