Laboratory Logistics Assistant (M/F/D)


Datum: 1 week geleden
Stad: Leiden, Zuid-Holland
Contract type: Voltijd
The Opportunity:

Avantor is on the lookout for a motivated Laboratory Logistics Assistant to join her team in Leiden. In this diverse position, you are responsible for multiple tasks such as maintaining lab equipment, receiving, and unpacking shipments, entering orders, scanning samples, registering samples and much more! Are you characterized by customer-friendliness and searching for a job in an international organization in Life sciences? Do you already have a first experience, or would this be your first one? Then this job might be a great match! – Let’s talk!

You will work on a full-time basis at our customer site in Leiden in the Bioscience Park. You will receive a contract for 1 year, transferred into a permanent one after a positive evaluation. Next to an attractive salary, we offer multiple benefits such as a pension scheme, commuting allowance, 13th month and bonus plan.

Working hours:

Monday - Friday, flexible start time between 07:00 - 8:30 and finish time between 15:30 – 17:00

The team

Together with your seven colleagues and Supervisor, you look after the laboratory shipments, samples and organize materials supporting across 2 sites. This team belongs to our department Lab and Production Services, which supports leading pharmaceutical companies and laboratories all over the world, in Research and Development within the Life Sciences industry.

What We’re Looking For

  • Education: MBO 3 or 4 lab studies or first lab experience
  • Experience
  • In a Lab is an asset, though not required, open for warehouse operatives
  • Preferred qualifications
  • Strong English communication skills; Dutch is a plus
  • Driving’s licences is a plus
  • Soft skills
  • Pro-active work approach, stress resistant, and flexible
  • Good problem-solving skills, organized and customer oriented

How You Will Thrive And Create An Impact

  • Maintain lab equipment by executing cleaning duties, emptying and disinfecting equipment such as freezers and incubators
  • Place orders, prepare and label lab materials, such as biological media, buffers, and mobile phases
  • Receive and register incoming good and check for quality
  • Document, check samples, and distribute them to the accurate departments
  • Maintain inventory levels, order lab materials and follow-up on the orders
  • Resolve all issues with samples and escalate if issues cannot be resolved
  • Handle Chemical and Biomedical waste


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Why Avantor?

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.

The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.

We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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