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Sourcing Officer

Full-time position

Introduction

As sourcing officer, you participate in R&D projects and manage development suppliers to oversee the contracting, deliverables on time, quality and cost and prepare handover to production partner. You manage strategic and bottleneck suppliers on QLTC (Quality, Logistic, Technology, and Cost) to ensure LUMICKS’s growth. You understand how to manage the trade-off between time to market and cost while maintaining high-quality standards. You identify improvement opportunities in cost and quality. You are a part of Operations and will join a sourcing team with one colleague and sourcing manager.

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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What are my tasks & responsibilities?

  • Development supplier selection and management for new product development. You need to manage this over all critical parameters, not only cost.
  • NPI project phase in and transfer to a manufacturing partner.
  • Manage strategic and bottleneck suppliers to ensure product ramp-up and volume growth.
  • Supply contract negotiations for strategic and bottleneck suppliers.
  • Annual supplier negotiation.

What about my skills & competencies?

  • University degree (mechanical/electrical/physics/industrial/business) or a combination of education and experience prove the skills required.
  • Preferably specialized purchasing training (Nevi/Purspective).
  • 5+ years experience in sourcing and/or project management role.
  • Excellent communicator on MT and operational level, understand influencing stakeholders.

About LUMICKS

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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