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Payroll & HR Officer

  •  1
  •  Ardooie
  •  Full-time (option 4/5)
  •  Indefinite duration

Passion for HR? Do you want to use your expertise in payroll and HR processes in an international production environment? Apply now at Sioen!  

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What you do

  • You are responsible for the monthly preparation and processing of payroll administration, ensuring the correct application of social legislation.
  • You are the Single Point of Contact for employees, department heads, and management. They can come to you with various questions, ranging from social legislation and wage-related matters to interpersonal issues. Additionally, you proactively build long-term relationships with our social partners/unions.
  • You manage all social documents and associated administrative tasks.
  • You handle personnel files from hiring to the departure of employees.
  • You actively participate in various HR projects and explore potential optimizations of processes within payroll administration and HR.
  • You report to the Chief HR Officer. 

Who you are

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience in payroll administration and HR processes within an international production environment.
  • You have experience with HR and payroll software (e.g., Attentia).
  • You have a good knowledge of social legislation, payroll administration, and HR processes.
  • You possess excellent communication skills, are administratively accurate, solution-oriented, and work meticulously.
  • Although you are a team player, you can also work independently.
  • You are willing to contribute to the optimization of our HR department.
  • You have fluent knowledge of Dutch, French, and English.

What to expect from us

  • A full-time position in a financially stable, growing family business with international reach.
  • An attractive salary package with various fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, 13th month, group insurance, possibility of hospitalization insurance, bike leasing, and flexible remuneration, etc.
  • Working in an innovative company that continuously invests in new products, installations, and most importantly: people!
  • Flexible working hours to ensure a good work-life balance, freely scheduled leave, and the possibility to work from home after thorough on-the-job training.
  • A stimulating work environment that encourages personal initiative.
  • The opportunity for continuous development and growth through both internal and external training.
  • Fun company events.
  • Last but not least: fantastic passionate colleagues who go for it every day!

The Passioen of

Jan Jan


A passionate family business
Dieter Dieter


Having fun at work every day
As a foreman in the weaving mill, Dieter is fully committed to his team every day. He motivates his team with a good briefing, solid training, and of course... a passioenate portion of fun! The freedom to manage his team that way improves the company and his role!
Guido Guido


Every day is different
For Guido, especially the many, daily variations in his job, as technical supervisor, is the reason why he likes to work at Sioen. "No shortage of fun challenges here! That way, we stay motivated and together we write the ambitious Sioen story."
Désirée Désirée


Fun moments with colleagues
Bettina Bettina


International and yet close
What does Passioen mean to Bettina? Being proud of more than 20 years' work in an international and ambitious company. "And the fact that Sioen is so close to my home is another big advantage. Now that's a dream job!
Tony Tony


Fun at all times
What is Passioen to Tony? No need to think about it long. "Working at Sioen is very nice: the atmosphere is always good and everyone is always ready to help each other. On top of that, I learn something new every day with such an innovative machine park. It gives me a sense of independence, which motivates me!"
Nick Nick


Hands-on with a lot of variety and interaction
"I work with both production and the office, this interaction is great! Even in a big company like Sioen, Nick and his colleagues are close enough to communicate smoothly. Sioen and Nick, that's a perfect match!
Debora Debora


I love the dynamics between the different departments
If we ask Debora what Passioen is to her, the answer is clear: Professionalism, innovation, and teamwork. "Everyone helps each other at Sioen!" This collaboration not only makes it fun to work at Sioen, but it also makes our company stronger!

Application procedure


You are applying? Well, that’s great! First, your application is confirmed and then we start working on your CV.


If the evaluation of your CV was positive, you will immediately receive an invitation for a first meeting with the HR Officer, Talent Manager or Chief HR.

First interview

In the first interview, our HR staff and/or a direct line manager determine how well you fit in at Sioen. For some positions, we do some additional tests.

Second interview

For certain positions a second interview is necessary. This interview is one with your immediate superiors, colleagues and/or CEO.

Contract proposal

Time to dot the i's and cross the t's! Our Chief HR makes you a contract proposal and together you discuss the conditions it contains.

Welcome at Sioen!

Congratulations! Now, you are one of our Sioen talents! On your first day, we will welcome you and get you ready for your first working day. Your colleagues will mentor you for the first six months.