Job Operator at Yara Sluiskil

If you have a Vapro B diploma or a level 4 technical diploma, it is possible to develop yourself into an experienced process operator. At Yara Sluiskil we have several vacancies for process operators for the Plants Urea, Nitrate, Ammonia and the Plant & Nitric Acid.

The activities of process operators

At Actief Werkt! we have various operator vacancies to get started at Yara Sluiskil . Your duties in this position are:

  • Carrying out inspection, operation, malfunction and maintenance work on the installations and equipment in the plant and checking and operating the compressors, pumps, fans and related equipment;
  • Noting found process variables;
  • Checking various temperatures, pressures and levels according to prescription or indication;
  • Signaling malfunctions and leaks, reporting deviations to the control room via intercom and/or walkie-talkie;
  • Assisting the chief operator and colleagues;
  • Assisting with the overall start and stop of the process installations;
  • Commissioning and decommissioning of the various installations.

Do you get energy from performing the above activities? Let us hear from you immediately and apply online via the form at the bottom of the page.

What we offer you

If you apply for the operator vacancy at Yara Sluiskil and you are the ideal candidate for us, you can expect the following from us:

  • Working at one of the most beautiful companies in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen;
  • A training program to become an operator Vapro C that is fully paid for you;
  • A salary between € 3,058 and € 3,636 gross per month;
  • Shift allowance of 29% on top of each hour worked;
  • Good overtime and holiday pay;
  • Working in a 5-shift system;
  • If functioning properly and obtaining your Vapro C diploma, a chance of a permanent contract.

Actief Werkt! and Yara are working together to train operators. This means that Actief is ready for you during the training process. At Yara you can always ask for support from the training coordinator. 

Have you not (completed) your training yet, but do you already want to gain experience as an operator? Then you can also apply for our operator vacancies.

This is what we expect from a process operator

At Actief Werkt! we want to invest in our people. That is why you can already apply for process operator vacancies if you:

  • Are in possession of a Vapro B or a technical training level 4;
  • Willing to get your Vapro C.

About Yara Sluiskil

Responsibility and happiness at work. Two themes that are top priorities at Yara. Happiness at work means that a lot of attention is paid to mutual cooperation and a good atmosphere. In addition to responsibility in your position, you also contribute to social responsibility towards suppliers and customers.

As a process operator, you are an indirect link in the delivery of the services they offer. You can also expect something in return for the responsibility you have.

At Yara they offer an internal training program to take your development to a higher level. In addition, you follow the Vapro C training at Scalda (if you have Vapro C or Vapro B with a technical training level 4, you can start immediately) so that you are a certified process operator within 3 years.


Do you already see yourself walking over the Plant as a process operator at Yara Sluiskil ? And is this the challenge you want to take on? Register without obligation using the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. Would you like more information about (one of the) operator vacancies before you apply? Call 0115-69553 or mail to 

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