Machine setter – Covebo – Helmond



Meulendijks Verpakkingen is a leading manufacturer of high-quality packaging based in the Netherlands. With over 50 years of industry experience, they have built a strong reputation for quality, reliability and innovation. Their packaging is used in various sectors, including food, pharmaceutical and consumer goods. it is a dynamic company that continuously strives for improvement and growth.


Introduction to Excellence

In the realm of precision machinery and innovation, we present an exceptional opportunity for dedicated professionals to shine. We are on the lookout for a machine setter who thrives in transforming ideas into reality through the meticulous setup and operation of Thermoforming machines. This role is not just a job; it’s a career path designed for those who are passionate about making a tangible impact on the manufacturing process, ensuring efficiency, quality, and excellence in every product crafted.

Role Overview: Master of Machine Setup

As the backbone of our manufacturing operations, you will play a pivotal role in the preparation and fine-tuning of our Thermoforming machines. This involves a series of critical tasks aimed at optimizing our production line for unparalleled output. Your responsibilities will include the careful selection and preparation of molds, tools, and equipment, ensuring they are ready for the task at hand. This preparation extends to the removal and preservation of old molds, installation of new ones, and the meticulous checking of connections and safety devices to uphold our commitment to excellence and safety.

Further, you will be entrusted with the setup of Thermoforming machines, adjusting parameters such as pressure, speed, and ejection to kickstart the manufacturing process. Through visual inspections and adjustments, you will ensure that the products meet our stringent specifications and standards, readying the machine for operational handover after securing approval.

Problem-Solving Excellence: Thermoform Troubleshooting

Your role is crucial in maintaining the seamless operation of our Thermoforming machines. You will address and rectify any deviations or malfunctions, identifying their causes to prevent future issues. Your expertise ensures the longevity of our machinery through first-line and periodic maintenance, safeguarding against potential downtime and facilitating a swift return to production post any malfunctions.

Champion of Responsible Operation

Maintaining a clean and orderly work environment is paramount, alongside strict adherence to our legal, safety, quality, occupational health, and environmental standards. Your commitment to these principles underlines the professionalism and excellence we uphold in our operations.

Ideal Candidate Profile

We seek individuals with a technical background, boasting hands-on experience in machine setup and troubleshooting. Your solution-oriented mindset, coupled with a deep understanding of machinery, sets the foundation for success in this role. Flexibility to work in day shifts from Monday to Friday, coupled with proficient communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing, is essential.


The written candidate profile is as follow:

  • You have technical background in working experience and can troubleshoot technical problems and setting machines.
  • Experience as a machine setter is a pré.
  • You are solution oriented and have a good technical understanding of the machines.
  • You are willing to work in dayshift from Monday until Friday from 08:00-17:00u.
  • You have a good communication of the English language, both verbally and in writing.


What We Offer:

  • €14,55 bruto per hour
  • A challenging position within a dynamic and growing company in a small team of colleagues
  • Opportunities for personal development and career advancement
  • A pleasant working environment with motivated colleagues
  • The possibilty in the future to get a permanent contract at the client

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