Office Assistant (full time or part time)

OPRA Turbines is searching for an Office Assistant to take care of our team. You will cover all the administrative and office-related duties. Do you get excited by supporting multiple teams within the company? Do you like being the “spider in the web” and are you a team player? Then this is your chance!


Who are we?

OPRA Turbines is a young and dynamic company designing, marketing, manufacturing and servicing gas turbines. We are based in Hengelo, the Netherlands, at the High-Tech Systems Park. Our advanced, clean, low emission gas turbine generating sets are based on our own unique and patented technology. We provide solutions for oil and gas, marine and industrial customers. We are a very innovative and international company. Quite recently we moved into our brand-new building which includes assembly areas and extensive test facilities.


About the job

As an Office Assistant you act as the ‘face’ of our company and ensure visitors receive a heartwarming welcome. You coordinate all front desk activities, including calls, reservations and guest services. You combine a pleasant personality with a dynamic professional attitude to supervise our team.

  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing phone, email and post correspondence
  • Coordinate and advise on travel activities
  • Coordinate IT related issues between OPRA employees and the service provider
  • Coordinate facility related questions
  • Schedule and plan meetings and appointments
  • Design and maintain filing and storage systems in the offices
  • Assist with local events for the team
  • Organize office and assist associates in ways that optimize procedures
  • Troubleshoot emergencies
  • Assist HR and Finance on several administrative & filing tasks


What are our requirements?

  • Associate or MBO(+) degree or working level
  • Office assistant/management assistant/coordinator experience
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office and related)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Person with high sense of responsibility and excellent communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in a global, multi-cultural context
  • Fluency in spoken/written Dutch and English is essential
  • Available to work full-time or part-time
  • Flexible to cover full office hours by teaming up with your colleague


What do we offer?

OPRA’s products are high tech and our markets are global and exciting. You will be working in a team of qualified and enthusiastic people from various disciplines and of many different nationalities. Fast decision making, short connections, innovation on every corner.

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • You will join our pension plan;
  • The opportunity to further develop within our company.


If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and a short motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.