Global Logistics Specialist

Full-time position


As (Senior) Global Logistics Specialist, you will manage LUMICKS Order Desk to ensure a smooth preparation, shipping and receiving of LUMICKS products. You are sharp on operational execution, while optimizing the order fulfilment processes. First time right shipping is an important measure as you directly support LUMICKS revenue targets. Because of your central position you interact with various internal stakeholders (Ops, Sales, Finance and, Legal), you overcome challenges with your can-do mentality and structured approach. With your great communication skills you select and manage our vendors (3PL forwarders) and logistics services partner.

You are part of Operations and will join the Logistics team with four colleagues and a Logistics manager.

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Ship systems into the field and own goods flow until systems are delivered to the customer;
  • Organize and lead alignment between Sales, Ops and Finance (S&OE);
  • Coordinate a smooth internal order fulfillment process for systems, consumables and NSR’s;
  • Optimize forwarding, planning, tracking;
  • Analyze and negotiate terms for improving inbound/outbound logistics.

What about my skills & competencies?

  • Bachelor (or Master) degree (Transport / Logistics / Business Administration / Supply Chain)
  • 4+ years’ experience in Logistics/Operational related function
  • International shipping experience and knowledge (documentation, customs, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator cross functionally and on operational level, understand influencing stakeholders
  • Vendor management experience (3PL, forwarders)
  • Planning skills / well-structured and solution oriented


LUMICKS has come to market as the supplier of instruments for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity research – a rapidly evolving niche in the fundamental biology research field. Our high-performance instruments allow for the investigation into the fundamental cause of disease and potential for drug optimization. With our tools researchers can visualize and quantify the interactions between proteins and DNA in real-time, and perform high-throughput screening of molecular and cell-cell interactions using sound waves.

We offer the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With an ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes and biotech’s from all over the world, including UC Berkeley, Max-Planck, Rockefeller University and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, LUMICKS is now expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

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