Reverse Logistics Specialist in Nijmegen, Netherlands at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC011888

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


The Reverse Logistics Specialist performs a wide variety of tasks relating to the incoming and outgoing of materials, reagents, instruments or equipment to meet customer expectations which involve receiving, shipping, and inventory/material control. Performs manual and/or clerical duties that may utilize various systems / WMS involved in receipt or preparation of materials for shipment.
Performs a wide variety of planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting tasks in support of the manufacturing workflow. Coordinates and monitors workflow, assisting in scheduling and prioritizing activities in assigned distribution area. Maintains compliance with ISO 9000, IATA, OSHA, DOT, FAA, FDA Guidelines.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Works with occasional guidance in own area of responsibilities
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects or activities within own work group
  • High focus on inbound management with special attention to accuracy ensured through updated, and respected inbound procedures. Ensure system entries are matching physical, are timely done and discrepancies identified, solved and understood.
  • Monitor 3PL inbound activities related to reverse logistics
  • Coordinate Field service returns to the central distribution center.
  • Organize instrument returns across Europe to the central distribution center.
  • Ensure development & maintenance of KPI’s to provide visibility and measure departments and individuals performance.
  • Integrate all relevant DBS tools (DM,VM,VSM,5S,PSP etc.) in daily work
  • Acts as an Interface between the 3PL warehouse and other internal departments (Mainly Logistics, Customer Service, Sales and Service Organizations).

  • External communication with transportation and 3PL warehouse

Job Requirements


  • Fluent in English, Dutch is preferred, German and French nice to have
  • Supply Chain Education - At least 2 years of experience - Bachelor’s degree in field with 2+ years exp. OR Master’s degree in field
  • APICS Certification
  • Strong computer skills (MS-Office, Oracle ERP)
  • Good communication skill
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks : analysis, judgments and flexibility
  • Team player and problem solver, able to work under pressure
  • Customer focus and service oriented
  • Job Location is Wijchen, the Netherlands.
  • No travel required.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.