Operational Planner



LUMICKS client base is growing and we are looking for a candidate who is going to support in the daily operations as an Operational Planner. The initial focus of this job is to execute challenging projects in buying, warehousing and stock management. Secondly, our clients are based everywhere in the world and need special requirements to ship our high-tech products. Together with the Operations Team, you will guide all shipments to the different locations. Additionally, you will take care of the internal logistics and keeping a close eye on the stock and report everything in Exact. You will smoothly guide the shipments both internally and to external customers. If you want to work in a highly dynamic environment with complex and high-tech equipment then LUMICKS might be interesting for you.

Location: The Netherlands


What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Admin, demand planning , sourcing and book keeping for projects (for NSR and NPI)
  • Forecast supply and demand to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock, for standard and service parts
  • Administration of broken parts returning to vendor or supplier in Exact
  • Responsible for the sourcing and shipping of small orders to the customer
  • Take the lead in internal logistics like picking parts and stock keeping
  • Checking of internal stock and be compliant together with the accountants
  • Take the lead in system shipments into the field (forwarding, planning and tracking)
  • Collect data to improve supply chain and internal logistics to review current process and improve where possible

What about my skills & competencies?

  • A background and experience in Supply Chain, Logistics or Finance
  • High preference for candidates with experience in buying (e.g. projects)
  • Experience with shipping is a big plus
  • An affinity with book-keeping
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of supply chains in a high-tech and low volume environment
  • A keen interest for processes and high-tech equipment
  • Part time possibilities can be discussed
  • Driving license preferred

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.

Beautiful open workspace in Amsterdam

In-house chef, great coffee & an awesome ping pong table in Amsterdam

A role within a fast-growing high-tech company

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.

Lots of activities, such as yoga, board game nights, running and drinks

Get in touch!

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