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Laboratory LIMS specialist


Rotterdam, NL

Country/Region:  NL
Job Area:  Production
Business Unit:  Rotterdam

Are you a creator of change?


Everything we do at Neste serves one purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children. Over the past ten years, Neste’s transformation journey has taken the company from a local oil refining company to becoming a global leader in renewable and circular solutions.


Our purpose pushes us forward to search for new ways to reduce the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere, and to innovate circular solutions to reuse carbon again and again. Are you going to help us combat climate change?


Neste Netherlands is part of the Finnish parent company Neste. The plant in Rotterdam produces renewable fuels. Together with 200 colleagues we are working everyday to operate, maintain, and improve the plant in an efficient and safe manner.


We are looking for a Laboratory LIMS Specialist to join our technical team in Rotterdam.


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are:


To manage the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Laboratory automation and related soft and hardware.



Other responsibilities include:


  • Liaise with IT and Global LIMS Support to ensure LIMS is implemented efficiently in supporting Lab processes and enhance productivity.
  • Ensure that the LIMS is up to date (e.g. QC schedule, instrument information and maintenance schedule).
  • Availability and correctness of information. Sample schedule maintained Set up the LIMS scheduler according to the sample schedule.
  • Implement and record (temporary) changes of the sample schedule in the LIMS and the sample schedule. Implement testrun sample schedules.
  • Ensuring that cross-connections to DCS are available. Align with DCS admins on the cross-connection needs and requirements.
  • Ensure that data transfer between equipment and LIMS is available.
  • Maintaining the laboratory network and related soft and hardware.
  • Liaise with local IT and/or software vendors when maintenance and/or troubleshooting on the network or related soft and hardware is required.
  • Keep informed of developments in relevant laboratory automation area’s. Exchange knowledge and experience, as well as technical information with relevant colleagues within Neste global laboratory network.
  • Participates in making of safety culture of the laboratory.
  • Knowledge of the specific risks in the laboratory.
  • Adhere to laboratory and safety rules.
  • Observing deviations and reporting immediately to the responsible person


You will work closely with the day supervisor, lab engineers, quality coordinator, and report to the Laboratory Day Supervisor.



The best combination to success in this role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (HBO) or equivalent.
  • Laboratory background.
  • Broad technical knowledge on IT systems and LIMS.
  • Familiarity with other compliant industry platforms/systems.
  • Excellent language skills in English, good command of the Dutch language.



We also value:


  • A good team player.
  • Flexible, analytical, stress resistant.
  • Proactive searching improvements in all areas.
  • Experience with Openlab CDS
  • Being able to talk to and/or correct team members on attitude and behaviour issues.
  • High safety and quality awareness.
  • Be able to handle confidential information.
  • Good social and team skills.


Please submit your application by the end of May.


If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Partner Jacob Faber via


The recruitment process will include interviews and possible aptitude assessment.


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.


To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future.


We care. We have courage. We cooperate.


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities.


The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.


In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


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