Operations Manager

Location: Rotterdam or Enschede, The Netherlands

Employment Type: 0.8 FTE

Experience: > 5 years

About Delta Diagnostics:

Delta Diagnostics is a leading developer of cutting-edge life-science research instruments, utilizing photonic integrated circuit technology pioneered at TNO – The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. Our commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and accelerating the development of new drugs and diagnostic tests places us at the forefront of innovation. We specialize in state-of-the-art, labelfree biosensors designed to empower researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. Our goal is to deliver reliable, efficient, and user-friendly instruments that help researchers decode the complexities of biological samples and fast-track scientific breakthroughs.
We create instruments that not only ensure accurate and precise results but also streamline workflows,
saving researchers valuable time and resources. Our ultimate mission is to enhance global healthcare by
developing innovative diagnostic tools and expediting the creation of new drugs.


Job Description:

As an Operations Manager, you will play a key role in managing and optimizing our supply chain, operations, and purchasing activities to ensure the success of our organization. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with strong organizational skills and a background in supply chain, operations, and purchasing management within the life science industry



• Innovate Supply Chain Strategies: Develop and implement supply chain strategies to boost efficiency, reduce costs, and guarantee the timely delivery of essential materials and products.

• Master Supplier Relations: Engage with suppliers to negotiate advantageous contracts, ensure best performance, and swiftly resolve any issues or discrepancies.

• Optimize Inventory: Strategically manage inventory levels to maintain optimal stock while minimizing excess and reducing carrying costs.

• Drive Purchasing Excellence: Lead the purchasing process from sourcing top-tier suppliers and obtaining competitive quotes to issuing purchase orders and tracking timely deliveries.

• Foster Cross-Functional Synergy: Collaborate seamlessly with product development, laboratory, business development, and SHEQ teams to synchronize supply chain activities with our overarching business goals.

• IT Services: Collaborate with IT stakeholders and responsible for IT related processes including ERP implementation and optimization

• Embrace Data-Driven Decisions: Leverage your analytical prowess to interpret data, identify trends, and make informed, data-driven decisions that propel our operations forward.

• Champion Problem Solving: Utilize your problem-solving skills to proactively identify and resolve challenges, ensuring smooth and efficient supply chain operations.

• Adapt and Thrive: Navigate changing priorities and dynamic business needs with agility and a proactive mindset in our fast-paced startup environment.


Our offer:

We provide a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative and fast-growing company at the forefront of life-science technology. Here’s why you should join us:

• Stimulating Environment: Experience the dynamic and exciting atmosphere of a scale-up company, where your contributions make a real impact.

• Professional Growth: We are committed to your professional development, offering ample opportunities for growth and career advancement.

• Competitive Compensation: We recognize and reward your expertise and hard work with a competitive salary package

• Bonus: We are building Delta Diagnostics together and you’ll benefit from a substantial bonus on exit.

We offer competitive compensation, a stimulating scale-up environment, opportunities for professional growth and development, and a generous cash bonus on exit scheme for those who stay with us for the duration. If you are a highly motivated Operations Manager, we invite you to be part of our innovative team. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@deltadiagnostics.nl.

Delta Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Unsolicited services or offers from recruitment agencies or intermediaries will not be responded to.

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