Medior Logistics Coordinator

  • hours: 40 Hour
  • Education level: MBO
  • Locatie: Leiden

Are you a Logistics Coordinator with experience in logistical processes, export control and customs handling in an international setting? Join our Logistics team and lift off your career in Space.

At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands, we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: Space. Our products and services - including Solar Arrays, Launcher Structures, Instruments & Services, and Mechanical Thermal products - are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality.

At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden, a team of over 250 dedicated professionals work on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services. We do that by thinking creatively in terms of solutions and by working with like-minded business partners. Intensive collaboration in our international community is the key to success, also within the Airbus family that we are proudly part of.

Job description

Our logistical group plays a key role in handling incoming and outgoing goods, stock management and transport of goods. The group currently consists of 5 logistical employees plus one logistical coordinator.

We are looking for the ‘right hand’ of our logistical coordinator who can assist him in his day-to-day work and who can independently take over the responsibility for various activities.

As a Logistical coordinator you are fully responsible for all logistic activities taking place within Airbus DS NL, including export control, im- and export customs formalities, transport permits, etc.

As the production of our products is mostly outsourced, while the assembly and integration of the end products takes place in-house, there is a constant flow of incoming and outgoing goods. You are responsible to ensure that this flow of goods is handled properly, both physically and in our ERP system. As an expert in using ERP systems you are able to make suggestions for improvement of our logistical processes.

You handle customs related formalities and permits (import and export); at the same time you classify our products for export control during e.g. proposals and before deliveries.

You are willing to handle the physical transfer of goods by fork lift, overhead crane etc. and accompany the transport of valuable end products to customers, suppliers and test houses.

What it takes
You have an MBO+ capacity level. You have relevant logistical experience in an international, commercial environment (minimum 7 years). You bring hands-on experience in working with ERP systems. You are keen in finding possible improvements to the logistical process and able to communicate and implement them. You have an affinity with a technical environment and with hardware products.

You have knowledge of and experience with export control and customs related activities. You have experience with handling valuable goods, related both to paperwork/permits and to physical transport activities.

You are willing to take responsibility for the activities in the team and able to steer the team. You have good social skills and are working precisely. You are using the English language on a proper level, both orally and in writing.

You are willing to learn and grow in your position, to finally become our next Logistical coordinator.

 You recognize yourself in the following competences:

  • Team player
  • Take initiative
  • Pragmatic
  • Precise
  • Technical affinity
  • Stress resistant
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities

 Our offer and your application

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic and international working environment, opportunities for personal development and attractive working conditions.


To apply, please upload your application letter and CV via our online application form. 

NB: agency calls are not appreciated. 

About Airbus DS NL

Over 300 professionals with a great passion for technology work every day at Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands at the limits of what is possible in one of the most challenging industries in the world: Space.

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Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

Postbus 32070
2303 DB Leiden
+31 (0)71-5245000