Derks vacature inkoop-logistiek

Logistics Specialist

  • Leusden
  • Referentienummer: WS/23-138-DD

Derks & Derks

Logistics role within an organisation with a global network in the pharmaceutical industry

  • renowned international pharmaceutical company
  • working in a cross functional team
  • working in a positive and flexible working environment
  • excellent primary and secondary employment conditions



In the position of Logistics Specialist you will be involved in carrying out Supply Chain activities, including order management, invoicing, storage, distribution and customer service for European export distribution in the Netherlands. You achieve this by constantly maintaining contact with customers, freight forwarders and external warehouses to agree on shipping, storage, transit, and control measures. Your responsibility is to continuously monitor all logistics processes so that they comply with applicable regulations. In addition, you bear responsibility for submitting permits to the Dutch authorities on a monthly and annual basis. Furthermore, you will support other members of the Supply Chain Operations and help them develop so that they have the right skills, knowledge, and expertise for the current and future success of the company.

In short, you are aware of all current matters surrounding the logistics services of this organization. You set priorities, solve problems related to deliveries and maintain close contact with third parties to organize logistics processes as successfully as possible.


  • bachelor’s work- and thinking level
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a logistics or supply chain role
  • experience within the pharmaceutical industry is desired
  • hands-on mentality, stress-resistant, proactive, accurate, independent and responsible
  • able to keep a good overview
  • excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, both in word and writing

Our client belongs to a global network of companies that serves a common goal of developing medicines that add value to patients and caregivers around the world. Headquartered in the UK, the company now has a network in more than 120 countries in Africa, Asia, Oceania, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. The product range consists mainly of prescription drugs, but also a number of medical devices. The organisation in the Netherlands is part of the global Supply Chain and takes care of distribution for all their existing locations within Europe. This location provides batch certification of products for the European market. Due to Brexit, these tasks have been significantly expanded. The organisation in the Netherlands consists of a close and involved team. The logistics team within this organisation in the Netherlands consists of five people.


Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to WS/23-138-DD, to Minke Gastreich or Dennis Uleman:

For further information, please call, text or WhatsApp to Dennis Uleman at number +31 6 82 72 71 33

An individual assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

Our client has chosen Derks & Derks B.V. as recruitment agency for this assignment. We request therefore to send any application or other response to Derks & Derks.

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