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Title:  Junior Supply Chain Specialist, Analytics & Solutions (m/f/d) - limited contract for 1 year

Requisition ID:  48510
Date:  Jun 9, 2022

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Supply Chain


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.


Location: Kiefernweg Campus, Eschweiler, NRW

Contract details: Full-Time, limited to 1 year

Travel requirements: up to 5%

Start date: asap

Contact person: Karolin Knobbe



Job Summary:

The Junior Supply Chain Specialist, Analytics & Solutions (m/f/d) serves to support the design and implementation of Logistics/Supply Chain related metrics and processes.  Additionally, this role provides ad-hoc analytics and process solutions for those areas while working in a global cross-functional team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of Analytics as well as the definition and implementation of processes in the area of Supply Planning and Logistics
  • Support ad-hoc reporting requests, in fixes to systems or processes and in standardization of metrics
  • Partner with the technology team to develop or enhance metrics that establish a consistent, coherent approach to data throughout the organization to tie analytics into all enterprise functions
  • Gain exposure to working with data sets and developing reports using best in class tools
  • Help users to get access to reports and provide analytics results directly to business users, allowing them to identify trends and insights, and freeing other roles within Supply Chain from developing their tools, metrics, data queries and reporting
  • Locate the new and best sources for data to drive more effective and efficient analytics
  • Measure the ROI of analytics initiatives and create a standard benchmark program for measuring analytics value
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of related procedures and operating instructions 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Logistics, or equivalent
  • At least 1 year of experience in Logistics or Supply Chain, and related analytical work
  • Experience working with large data sets from multiple systems and sources, such as SAP or SharePoint as well as developing and maintaining dashboards and reports through use of MS Excel or Power BI
  • Strong Excel and report development skills
  • Ability to assess opportunities in the business, apply Supply Chain related solutions and see beyond the boundaries of your responsibilities or function
  • Strong learning capacity
  • Ability to work independently, respond quickly, present a concise recommendation and defend it
  • Fluent and strong communication skills in English



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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