Senior Logistics & Data Specialist (m/f/d) in Gelderland, Netherlands at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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Job ID: BEC015865

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Logistics and Data specialist has the following main tasks:
  • Maximize product availability and service level by performing a wide variety of tasks, related to the inbound flow of materials (e.g.: reagents, instruments or equipment).
  • Drive improvements, related to customer satisfaction, overall logistics performance and/or cost reductions, based on conclusions coming from your data analysis.  
  • Maintain compliance with ISO, IATA, OSHA, DOT, FAA, FDA Guidelines.
Key Responsibilities:

Inbound Logistics
  • Monitor 3PL performance on inbound activities coming from other dc`s, manufacturing sites, suppliers and customers (return logistics).
  • Resolve all occurring issues, in close cooperation with 3PL partner, within set deadlines to ensure material availability for Beckman customers.
  • Acts as an Interface between the 3PL warehouse and other stakeholders (e.g.: Logistics, Customer Service, Global Trade, Product planning and Procurement).
  • Focus on inbound management with special attention to accuracy, ensured through efficient and up to date inbound procedures and systems.
  • Ensure forecast for inbound activities is in place and followed.
  • Ensure development & maintenance of KPI’s, related to the inbound process.
  • Focus on continuous improvement with available tooling (DBS): standard work, daily (visual) management, value stream mapping, 5S, problem solving, policy deployment, etc.).
Data analysis and process improvements
  • Develop, build and maintain dashboards/reports.
  • Training end users on new reports and dashboards.
  • Drive improvements initiated as owner, as stakeholder or as initiator.
  • Drive the daily management on the Netherlands logistics site.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Logistics or Data analytics;
  • 2 years of experience in warehousing, logistics or supply chain operations;
  • APICS certification is a nice to have
  • Experience with ERP tools (preferably Oracle)
  • Very good with reporting tools (OBI, MS Excel, SQL, MS Access, etc.)
  • Fluent in English, any other European language is a nice to have
  • Able to work independent and remote
  • Excellent communication and presenting skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Team player and problem solver, able to work under high pressure
  • Strong customer focus and service oriented
  • Occasional travelling is required (10% or less)

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.