Wheel Loader Operator in Zevenbergen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (# 1096)

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The Opportunity: 

You will be working at our biggest auction yard in Europe. The terrain spans over 22 Hectare and you will work on almost every square inch. Every auction at our Moerdijk yard some 1600 lots are inspected, logged, and lined up. Even though we are a company with a digital focus work at the yard remains very intensive. 

As Yard Employee you will safely receive, process, line up and check-out consigned equipment for the auction. Strict adherence to the Ritchie Bros. standard of customer service is expected from you at all times. Dealing with clients, both external and internal is a major part of your job. Therefore, you play a major part in the customer experience. As you become more experienced in our line of work you can promote to Equipment Inspector. In this position you'll:


  • Uses an auction listing to line up equipment for display prior to auction 
  • Drives/operates heavy and light equipment including key management 
  • Operates wheel loaders
  • Basic assembly of equipment i.e. dozer blades, etc. 
  • Checks fluid and fuel levels on equipment 
  • Performs basic maintenance on RBA owned equipment 
  • Performs facility inspections (per checklists), housekeeping or maintenance services 


You must be able to relate really well with customers and team members. You like to work in a team, helping out wherever needed; but you can also self-start and work on your own. You need to be flexible, capable of dealing with stress and be organized, as you will handle several tasks at once. You will be the eyes and ears of the Yard Operations Manager therefore a high level of attention to detail will be extremely useful. Furthermore, you have: 

  • Experience operating heavy machinery.  
  • 2+ years in a role where you worked in-person with customers.  
  • Good computer skills and able to learn new programs quickly. 
  • Professional level English 


It’s important to note that:  

  • You must be able to work outside for extended periods in all types of weather. 
  • You must be able to climb on top of and under large construction equipment. 


What We Offer 
Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how: 

  • Permanent employment contract 
  • Competitive base salary + overtime + 26 vacation days 
  • Pension plan 
  • Health insurance                                          
  • Commuting allowance 
  • Yearly performance review 


Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted.

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Salary Range

26200.0 - 39200.0


Zevenbergen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands


Full time