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Title:  (Senior) Process Engineer (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  65159
Date:  May 23, 2024

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Engineering

At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  


Location: Eschweiler, NRW, Germany
Reason for open role: Replacement
Contract Details: Full-time, Permanent
To be filled from: Immediately

Contact Person: Katharina Steffens
Your main tasks

  • Optimization of existing production processes, such as the analysis of error causes, statistical product tracking and evaluation of articles, ad hoc troubleshooting
  • Implementation of new production technologies
  • Implementation of the Quality by Design concept before the introduction of new products
  • Implementation of optimization projects or continuous process improvements based on customer requirements and requests
  • Implementation and coordination of validation projects for new machines and processes
  • Implementation and coordination of customer and development projects 


Your profile

  • Completed technical engineering studies in the field of mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry or similar courses of study specializing in production technology
  • Ideally first to several years of professional experience in manufacturing companies, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment, including cGMP knowledge
  • Experience in the areas of validation or qualification, capability analyses and analysis of production processes according to process engineering, quality-related and business management aspects
  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and project management is desirable
  • High cost and quality awareness as well as analytical thinking
  • Structured way of working, ability to work in a team and communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills


West embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We foster an environment where all individuals are safe, treated fairly, valued and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Where permitted by law, employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of post-offer background screening and/or drug screening.  

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