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Nail Machine Operator (m/f) Snaaskerke-Gistel (Belgium)

Nails of Flanders is part of the PGS Group and is active in the production and trade of nails in all sizes and models. Due to further expansion of our machinery, we are looking for a: Nail machine operator.

Download the job sheet of this vacancy here.

What tasks will you perform?

  • You stock coils (= coils of steel wire) with a overhead crane and you label them. You take note of the stock areas. Through your involvement, our raw materials are easy to find.
  • You bring in the coils to the nail machines via an overhead crane so that the production will not be delayed.
  • You operate the nail machines & solve simple malfunctions so that the expected performance of the nail machine is achieved.
  • You perform quality control during the production process so that our customers are satisfied with our finished products.
  • You weigh the packs of nails, you pack them and then you label them.
  • You manually pack rolls of nails in boxes, label them and pack them with the pallet wrapper.
  • You give support to the technician during adjustments (e.g. preparing the machine to produce a new type of nail by inserting a new wheel, tinkering, replacing parts, etc.) to the machines, so you eventually get to know the machine better.
  • You are co-responsible for the daily maintenance and order & cleanliness of the machine park.


Who are we looking for?

  • You are interested in working in a manufacturing environment. Being in possession of a degree in Mechanics is a plus.
  • You are safety and quality minded.
  • You project the values of PGS: hands-on, respect and result-oriented
  • You give high priority to safety, order & cleanliness and teamwork.
  • You are willing to work in 2 shifts.
  • Being in possession of a forklift- and an overhead crane certificate is a plus.

Who are we?


The PGS Group has been active within the wood packaging industry for 30 years. PGS stands for Palettes Gestion Services and was founded in France in the year 1993. PGS started with the repair and sale of second hand pallets and currently trades in both second hand and new pallets.

Nails Of Flanders

Nails of Flanders is our own producer of nails. The nail factory has a capacity of 12,000 tons of nails per year in various shapes and sizes. The machine park has 6 machines that produce 24 types of nails, suitable for the manufacture of pallets. Every minute 1,500 to 1,800 nails are made.

What’s in for you?

  • In addition to an attractive salary, you will also enjoy various extralegal benefits.
  • The eduction offered will give you the opportunity for further professional growth.
  • Since we are active in 8 countries you will have the opportunity to work in an international environment.
  • You will be working in a company where enormous importance is attached to safety and health of employees.


Practical information?

  • Your place of employment is in Snaaskerke, Steenovenstraat 9.
  • Paritary committee: 111.025
  • Shift system: 2 shifts

Invoicing data

Nails of Flanders
Steenovenstraat 9 - 8470 Snaaskerke (Belgium)
BTW BE0726.886.029

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