Warehouse Operator

Locatie: Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Salaris: €2200 - €2750 per month + competitive
Soort functie: Freelance

For one of the leading (bio)pharmaceutical companies in the world we are seeking a highly motivated team member for the role of Warehouse Operator - Biotech.

Warehouse Operator - Biotech
40 hours per week
02/07/2020 to 01/07/2021
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

To develop, manage and maintain a GMP/Non-GMP warehouse and inventory management system in the exciting new area of cancer immunotherapy. Warehouse Operations is part of the Supply Chain Department. The Supply Chain team effectively and efficiently directs warehouse management functions to ensure manufacturing operations, quality and delivery goals are met. The Warehouse Operator - Biotech will report to the Manager Warehouse.

In this role you will support manufacturing operations, product shipping and component receiving to ensure inventory accuracy, timely supply of materials and on time shipments.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Plan, oversee, and participate in the warehouse management operations and activities to support (production) operations and other internal customers;
  • Manage the day-to-day assignments of warehouse job tasks and monitor completion of required activities;
  • Receive incoming shipments of non-GMP/GMP/GDP materials and equipment following established procedures
  • Prepare and deliver raw materials, samples, finished product, etc. to various departments as needed ensuring proper procedure and temperature range are being followed
  • Maintain accurate inventory of GMP warehouse materials to ensure optimum replenishment
  • Performing inventory cycle counts
  • Perform accurate ERP transactions
  • Communicate inventory discrepancies to warehouse operations team and escalate when appropriate
  • Cross-train in all areas of the warehouse operations
  • Pick, pack and ship finished product, materials, and equipment as required per established policies and procedures
  • Ensure department supplies are inventoried and ordered to avoid stock-out
  • Assist with risk assessments (5 why's, fishbone diagrams)
  • Ability to create and revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relevant to department processes
  • Ensure individual employee training is up to date
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and GMPs requirements at all times
  • Keep warehouse operation clean and inspection ready at all times
  • Work in clean room environment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Relevant education in science, engineering or facilities ('MBO' level)
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical facility
  • Previous experience in Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations in a GMP as well as a non-GMP setting
  • Cold chain knowledge and experience in a pharmaceutical or medical setting preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
  • Flexibility to work second shift, on call hours and irregular hours
  • Living in the Amsterdam area and in possession of own transportation
  • Only candidates with a valid EU work permit will be considered

Are you interested in this job? Please let me know as soon as you can via e-mail m.rill(AT)realstaffing.com or phone 0031 6 1538 4727.