The packaging branch may not sound terribly exciting, but nothing could be further from the truth. Wherever you look you see packaging. Step inside the dynamic and varied world of packaging and disposables. At Van der Windt no two days are the same.
Van der Windt’s roots are in the Westland region of the Netherlands – a region known for its no-nonsense approach. And that’s our approach too. We believe in getting on with the job and doing what we say we will do and are performance-oriented with client satisfaction as the measuring point. At the same time we never lose sight of the personal aspect. We give our employees the freedom, space and opportunity to develop themselves. Employees taking ‘ownership’ of their work is appreciated and we stimulate education and training.
We believe being ambitious and enjoying your job go together. Van der Windt is characterised by openness and solidarity between colleagues. We have an active staff association that organises many enjoyable activities. From a company party and beer tasting to a running event and a departmental outing.
Would you like to work for one of the most progressive packaging companies in Europe? Do you like variety, are you enterprising and do you enjoy a challenge? Who knows, maybe we are looking for you! Take a look at our current vacancies or send an open application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
From a clean desk to super-fast internet. Thanks to the people in our Facilitation and ICT departments we can all do our jobs properly. Whereas Facilitation takes care of maintenance, keeping our workplace clean and ensuring the right facilities are available, ICT monitors and manages the continuity of our business processes.
Finance is also responsible for keeping our company functioning, but in a different way. The department steers and manages the business processes based on figures, such as financial administration, external reporting and budgeting, and also seeks out the story behind the figures.
We have full control of all the logistics related to orders. We have our own fleet of 25 trucks and a 20,000m2 warehouse with space for 19,000 pallets. With a total range of over 15,000 articles making sure clients get their orders when they want and where they want demands a logistics organisation that runs with military precision. From the gathering, checking and logging of outgoing orders and the processing of incoming goods to drawing up strategic plans. From warehouse assistant and planner to truck driver. Together they keep the business moving!
Our Purchasers travel around the world looking for inspiration, surprising innovations and the best purchasing deals. They select the right suppliers and compile the range per segment in collaboration with the Sales department. This means the responsibility for purchases is shared by Purchasing and Sales – a combination that ensures we are always close to the source and can react quickly. It is this variety within the job that makes working for Van der Windt so enjoyable and challenging. The Field Sales team, supported by the Sales team in the office, then takes this range to the (international) market. The people in the Sales team in the office help with compiling estimates and coordinate the logistics process from order to delivery.
To stand out from the competition a company must be creative. Our Marketing & Communications department is the refreshing brain behind our organisation. This is where trend-watchers and creative people work. They keep a close eye on market developments and translate them into unique packaging ideas and surprising concepts. Our own design studio is responsible for turning the ideas into end products. A new packaging design, a product leaflet, a newsletter or an exhibition stand? You name it!