Operational Planner

Full-Time Position


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 bookkeeping 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?

  • 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 in processes and high-tech equipment
  • Part-time possibilities can be discussed
  • Driving license preferred


LUMICKS brings novel tools for single-molecule biophysics and cell avidity to market, enabling scientific researchers across biology and medicine to unlock new types of experiments. Our high-performance instruments are optimal to investigate the fundamental causes of disease and facilitate 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 you the chance to be part of an important mission: To improve human health by unlocking dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis. With the ever-increasing adoption of our technologies by leading institutes from all over the world, including Stanford, Johns Hopkins University, Tsinghua University, NIH, and Imperial College London, LUMICKS is expanding its team.

Why Join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Growth opportunities

Flat organization & open culture