Warehouse Associate

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic, fast-growing biotechnology company.

Our mission is to make a lasting positive contribution to society through discovery of innovative therapies for diseases with large unmet medical need. CellPoint/Galapagos in Leiden specializes in the development of innovative therapies for the treatment of different types of cancer. We are at the beginning of a growth trajectory; the number of incoming and outgoing goods will increase significantly.

Are you our Warehouse Associate who will ensure that materials are available in hospitals for medical studies, complete and on time?


Scope van de job

The warehouse is your main working area. To get started, you will first follow our internal training to learn how to handle sterile materials and (chemical) substances according to the 'standard operating procedures' and other quality systems that apply to pharmaceutical goods. We also support you to become fluent with the digital tools that are important for your job, so that you can register goods, print labels, consult the diary, etc.

Your accuracy is very important. The packages you put together for the medical studies contain many parts and some of them need special handling to avoid damage during transport. You also ensure that the warehouse remains neat and clean.

This role reports to the Supply Chain Officer and it is important that you enjoy interacting with many different stakeholders.

The job has regular office hours. The goods are not heavy, but as Warehouse Associate you do enjoy being physically active, little time will be spent behind a desk!

Job requirements

What we expect from you?

  • Accuracy and an eye for safety and quality
  • Good organisation and planning
  • Enthusiasm to learn and to take responsibility
  • Enthusiasm to work on improving our warehouse processes
  • Skilled in the English language and at minimum a basic knowledge of Dutch
  • You have an intermediate vocational education level, although experience and your professional attitude are decisive

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company in which you get all the support you need to make your job successful. At CellPoint/Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind CellPoint/Galapagos, you will join a highly motivated team, eager to maintain our leading position and to achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. CellPoint/Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment. Flexible working hours can be discussed.

We are CellPoint/Galapagos : together we can make it happen…