Working for the generations yet to come

Together with more than 2,000 colleagues worldwide, we aim to get the best out of ourselves and pass on an even more flourishing family business to future generations. We are constantly looking for new colleagues to help us fulfil this ambition. Like to become one of them?

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Working at Royal Swinkels

Become the driving force behind our shared success

You may have a positive image of working in the beer industry already. We can confidently say: it is indeed a lot of fun. As a member of our team, you will enter a dynamic company in the fast-moving consumer goods industry, an ever-shifting landscape where challenges can quickly become opportunities.

Our entrepreneurial family culture offers you the freedom to untap your full potential. You will love our informal, open, no-nonsense approach to doing business. There is a real family feeling in each of our locations, where we work together and take ownership to achieve our goals. And of course, we will ensure that your career combines job satisfaction with great prospects for personal and professional growth.

Our disciplines

Which area would suit you best?

Marketing & Sales


Logistics & Supply Chain

Brewing & Engineering

IT & Business Intelligence

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Key qualities

Who are we looking for?

That is enough about us. Now let's talk about you. Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, are you hard-working and a team player? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset and a high sense of responsibility? Looking to untap your potential to the fullest, and bring your ideas to life? If so, we would love to meet you!

Your career path

Equal opportunities, endless possibilities

Whichever position you take within our organization, everyone gets an equal opportunity to develop their capabilities. We encourage a culture in which we value people for who they are, and where proactivity is combined with operational excellence. So, if you are enthusiastic and talented, we are happy to introduce you to our world.

Internships and training programs

Become who you truly want to be

We are always interested in youthful talent. Your fresh perspective, energy and enthusiasm are exactly what is needed to drive our business forward. From day one, you will be able to develop your skills and accelerate your professional growth. You will be a valued member of our team from the start, so get ready to jump in and learn on the job. We laugh as hard as we work, so don't forget to bring your sense of humor too!

“I started as an operator and now proudly train our buddies in onboarding new colleagues.”

Joël Hooglied, Mentor

“You can feel the passion my colleagues have for this company everyday.”

Dennis van Eijk, Employee Reception and Service Desk

“My role keeps me sharp. No detours, just ‘what you see is what you get'.”

Sten Helsen, Production Manager Bottling Plant

“The opportunities, involvement, and informal culture make me proud to work for this family-owned company.”

Loes Peeters, Area Sales Manager Middel East & North Africa

"Started as an intern at La Trappe, now brand manager for Belgian beers after various roles."

Daniëlle Leukel, Senior Brand Manager


  • I applied for a job but haven't heard anything yet. What now?

    Great to hear you are interested in working at Royal Swinkels! We aim to give you feedback within two weeks. Unfortunately, sometimes it takes a little longer than hoped for. If you still haven't received a response after two weeks, please contact the recruiter in charge of your specific vacancy.

  • What is it like to work at Royal Swinkels?

    Craftsmanship, a sense of fun and passion for great beer are key at Royal Swinkels. You will find yourself working with a team of enthusiastic colleagues who support each other. Together, we all contribute towards passing on a more flourishing business to future generations. In our dynamic and ever-changing industry, we are a close-knit family business with an informal, no-nonsense culture. Short lines of communication are the norm for us. At Royal Swinkels, the door is always open. So come and join our team of enterprising, down-to-earth people who enjoy having fun while working hard in the pursuit of sustainable growth.

  • How old do you have to be to work at Royal Swinkels?

    The minimum age to work with us is 18. This is because we have to comply with laws and regulations concerning dangerous substances, noise standards and working hours. Exceptions may be made for internships or graduation projects.

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