Sourcing Officer

Full-time position


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.


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

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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