Supply Chain Planner Outbound | The Netherlands

Bachelor   Fulltime   Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first-class, high-quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture and sell histological, and cytological instruments and consumables.

We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. A testimonial. Currently, about 250 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is ‘our story'.

At the moment, we are looking for a


Supply Chain Planner Outbound | Alphen aan den Rijn

The position

As a Supply Chain Planner Outbound, you work in a very dynamic environment with many different stakeholders both internally and externally.

Together with the other outbound team members, you manage the sales orders of our customers in two different sales channels. In the direct channel, you oversee the decentralized order process for Sakura’s Regional Business Units (RBU’s) throughout Europe. You monitor progress and correct order administration and provide support in case of logistics issues. In the indirect channel, you manage the complete sales order administration for distributors (EMEAI) from order entry to invoicing. Both channels are served from the same central warehouses in the Netherlands. In case of shortages, you are responsible for stock allocation and communication of the issues in both channels.

As a company we are innovating and developing fast, so we are looking for a person that is not only customer focussed but also has the ambition to continuously evaluate and improve processes.

You are

  • customer focussed, a problem solver, and flexible
  • a person with a lot of energy and a proactive attitude
  • fluent in English and Dutch
  • able to relate to many different stakeholders both internal and external
  • detail-oriented and able to take care of all required documents, including legalization of documents
  • available for 5 days a week and live in The Netherlands


  • manage the complete work process from outbound sales orders
  • monitor the sales order flow, keep customers informed pro-actively, and deliver solutions
  • take care of invoicing of the products and transport
  • manage outbound KPI’s; warehouse, SLA’s, and on-time delivery

You have

  • a higher education, preferably with Logistics / Supply Chain specialization
  • at least 5 years working experience in a Supply Chain or Logistics department
  • excellent IT skills (MS Office, ERP, etc.), Exact / Oracle experience is a plus.

What do we have for you?

  • a really nice team to work in and a company with a clear purpose: we want to advance cancer diagnostics. Sakura is a healthy, privately owned company and has a friendly and open culture.
  • a good salary with nice benefits: a basic salary of approx. € 45.000 – 53.000,- per annum including 8% holiday pay (based on experience), 8% bonus, a daily fresh prepared lunch when working from the office, work from home/commuting allowance, hybrid working options, fully paid pension, and sometimes a surprise pops up.

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today by using our Online Application Form.

If you have further questions or would like more information about this job, please contact Elsbeth de Mooij (HR Business Partner),

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

Flemingweg 10a
2408 AV  Alphen aan den Rijn

HR Business Partner
Elsbeth de Mooij
+31 (0)88 5920038