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Title:  German Talent Acquisition Associate

Requisition ID:  56448
Date:  Mar 10, 2023

Dublin, Leinster, IE

Department:  Human Resources



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

Working closely with the regional and global Talent Acquisition and HR teams, the Talent Acquisition Associate is responsible for supporting all aspects of onsite recruitment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage talent management lifecycle for temporary and permanent roles
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and HR partners to understand business strategy and ideal candidate profiles.
  • Lead sourcing, application management, screening, selection to onboarding through the global process
  • Management of candidates through our CMS (Success Factors)
  • Manage internal recruitment
  • Support in interviewing process
  • Assist with graduate, university, internship programs, exhibits
  • Deliver recruitment administration & weekly reporting
  • Relationship management and support to understand requirements of roles being recruited with hiring managers
  • Compliance with all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies
  • Compliance with all local site environmental, health and safety regulations
  • Act in accordance with the company’s guiding principles and adherence to the corporate code of conduct


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of third level qualification, ideally to degree level, in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years recruitment/sourcing experience required, using recruitment systems
  • Previous experience of working in a high volume regulated manufacturing environment advantageous
  • Fluent in German and English


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with staff at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent organisational skills, detail orientated
  • Strong competence in IT – Candidate Management System – ideally Success Factors
  • Ability to work on own initiative and part of a team







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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