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International HR BP opportunity

Hyva is a very successful global company in the field of development, production, marketing and distribution of hydraulic solutions for loading and unloading systems on trucks and trailers. Our products are used worldwide across a range of sectors including transport, construction, mining, materials handling and environmental services providers.

To ensure our position as a Great Place to Work, we have a great international HR Business Partner career opportunity in Bergschenhoek. This nice HR role is an excellent career step when you enjoy working in an all-round HR role covering multiple sites in the Netherlands, Belgium and France. You will be mainly working in Bergschenhoek, but also supporting and visiting our other sites in the Netherlands, in Belgium and France.

You will act as the HR expert and provide HR services. The position requires a good understanding of working in a technical setting. The focus is on doing, on making things happen. You will execute operational and strategic HR activities, while providing expert advice, guidance and coaching to line managers. You will bring their understanding of and expertise in people management and/or HR issues to the required levels.

In summary: as our new HR Business Partner you will be taking care of a wide range of operational and strategic HR activities. You will be doing, implementing, supervising, maintaining and overseeing that HR targets, strategies and processes are compliant with the global, corporate wide HR policies. You will be reporting to the HR Leader for EMEA (see below), who is based in Alphen aan den Rijn, at our global headquarters. The managing directors the Netherlands and Belgium are your main business stakeholders. Please note that in this role a good command of the Dutch language is required.

Would you like to know more about this nice position? Scroll further down or contact our Recruiter Alexander directly.

About HYVA

Hyva is a very successful international company, founded in the Netherlands in 1979. We are the global market leader in hydraulics for heavy-duty, mostly mobile lifting, loading, stacking equipment for the commercial vehicle and environmental services industries.

More than 3500 employees globally work closely together and drive the company's success as a world leader in their field. Our manufacturing base includes 12 production facilities across China, India, Brazil and Europe.

We are an international company, for example our CEO is from China, our COO from India, our CFO from the Netherlands, our Legal Counsel from the UK, our Tax manager from Brazil and so on.

Hyva Netherlands is about 70 employees are collaborating closely to ensure we meet the clients expectations. In Bergschenhoek all disciplines are represented with 2 workshops, a warehouse and offices; our Apeldoorn workshop is specialised in cranes and acts as a local hub. In Belgium, in Kontich is our main location and the team size is 16 employees. In France there are 3 offices and together it is a team of about 30 employees that are servicing the French markets.

Our technicians are turning trucks and trailers from major OEM’s like Scania, Volvo, MAN and DAF into advanced machines by installing the Hyva hydraulic solutions. Our sales staff is on a continuous journey to explore opportunities to sell our products, services and solutions. Of course there is the support and back office team to ensure we deliver the required quality and output to our internal and external stakeholders.

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Evija Iesalniece

Regional Head HR Europe & MEA

Hi! I am Evija, HR Leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). I recently joined Hyva on company's journey to take HR function to the next level. Our goal is to make Hyva a Great Place to Work for everybody and we strongly partner with business leaders and their teams to make it happen.

I love working in an international environment - 14 years in different HR roles and geographies @Schneider Electric, and now international spirit @Hyva. For me, HR is about building the business acumen, supporting operations on their goals, while maintaining people focus and solid work related processes as well as supporting the performance driven win-win culture. I'm very much looking forward to meet with you and explore this nice international HR Business Partner BeNeLux. In this role you will join the EMEA HR Community and we will collaborate very closely. Don't hesitate - if you feel the role may fit your aspiration, welcome to apply!

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Egbert van Hoek

Managing Director the Netherlands

Hyva is a great company to work for. I joined Hyva in 2002 and since then it has been an amazing journey in all respects, both professionally and personally. I have been working for almost two years in my current role. Being the Managing Director, all people and organization matters are even more important than they have been. I am really looking forward to get our new international HR Business Partner on board and to support my team on our journey to provide the best solutions, excellent service and support to all our valued customers throughout the Netherlands.


Our offer

Working in a key HR role within our BeNeLux organization

Joining the EMEA HR team, collaborating, sharing and learning in a diverse setting

You’ll get 29 leave days

A salary and bonus element in tune with your competences and our challenges

Top class benefits package appropriate to this position, including a pension scheme and discount on health insurance

The opportunity to take Hyva to the next level with your ideas and energy

Hybrid working and working from home allowance



  • Provide direction and support for the entire employee lifecycle activity, bringing Hyva’s corporate HR strategy to life to be a Great Place to Work;
  • Recognising people & organization development needs from the business, and converting them into concrete HR actions, including administration and evaluation;
  • Managing and resolving all kinds of staff-related issues and problems to ensure a nice, collaborative and client driven working environment;
  • Coordinate salary payments in cooperation with the finance department;

  • Manage correspondence with employees and external parties;
  • Ensure employee data in payroll and HR information systems are up to date and compliant;
  • Prepare and review compensation and benefits packages;
  • Coordinate and support recruitment activity as required;
  • Onboarding and offboarding of employees with all associated activities;
  • Monitor People / HR metrics and KPI’s (e.g., turnover rates; sickness) and identify trends and patterns, ensure appropriate reporting and initiate actions for improvements;


To succeed in this nice HR role, you:

are a self-starting team player, with a high sense of responsibility and ownership

have an hands-on mindset, and easily switch between working on a strategical, tactical and operational level

are a trusted sparring partner for managers and HR colleagues in EMEA

are good in planning & organizing, setting priorities and managing expectations

are resilient and remain focussed on the long term goals

bring HR experience from preferably an international company as an HR advisor or international HR Business Partner

demonstrate a thorough working knowledge and understanding of how to bring HR to life in view of becoming a Great Place to Work

know what it takes to initiate corporate HR processes, tools, and policies, while adapting them to the Netherlands and Belgium, and implementing solutions where gaps are evident

are fluent in Dutch and English in writing and verbally

have good knowledge of Dutch and Belgian employment law and can advise on employment matters

you have a good sense of humor and integrity, you can put things in perspective, bringing trust and peace of mind


Our products

Hyva is committed to being the world's best provider of lifting, loading, stacking, compacting and tipping solutions to the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries. The growth and success of Hyva is built on two key aspects of its operation: the quality and innovative nature of the company’s solutions, and the excellence of its customer support. The first of these, product quality, is illustrated by the fact that Hyva today offers the strongest front-end hydraulic telescopic cylinder in the world, as well as a full range of double acting cylinders, fixed mounted and rolling truck cranes, container lifting systems (hookloaders and skiploaders) and waste collection units. They are solutions which are used worldwide across a range of sectors including transport, construction, mining, materials handling and environmental services providers.

Service quality, too, is a fundamental part of the Hyva business philosophy: With operations in more than 110 countries, the company operates one of the world’s most extensive customer support networks in the industry. It is a network which has earned Hyva an international reputation for excellence in customer care.


Tipping systems

World leader in front-end tipping solutions with the highest levels of durability, quality and performance


Lifting and loading

Extensive product portfolio including specialized applications and best in class innovation


Container handling

Full range of hookloaders and skiploaders for mature and emergin markets


Waste management

Comprehensive suite of equipment in the collection, compactors and transfer segments




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Alexander Crepin

Senior In-house Recruitment Consultant HYVA
+31 6 536 419 05

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