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Title:  Talent Acquisition Expert (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  46386
Date:  Jun 12, 2022

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

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.


Location: Kiefernweg Campus, Eschweiler, NRW

Contract details: Permanent, Full-Time

Start date: asap

Contact person: Martina Erens



Job summary:

As a key member of the West HR and recruiting team, you will help us shape the future talent profile of West. You will provide recruiting expertise to the business and become a partner with client stakeholders, including the site HR team, and work to develop, communicate and execute jointly on recruiting plans to support the site. Moreover, you will be responsible for the coordination of the recruiting process and efficiently manage the majority of the steps in the hiring process in order to ensure a seamless, positive candidate and client experience no matter what the hiring decision might be. Ultimately, you will assist West in efficiently delivering on its talent needs to achieve our immediate and future business goals. Furthermore, you are a key person with regard to West’s Employer Branding for Germany.



Your Responsibilities:

  • Analyze job descriptions and candidate profiles to determine target profile needs and appropriate match
  • Source and develop passive candidates through networking, complex internet searches, social media research, etc.
  • Screen and assess qualified candidates for targeted job requisitions
  • Create job postings, work with media agencies and coordinate the interview process
  • Help to meet hiring needs through planning of and participating in job fairs, interview days, or other high-volume candidate processing programs that help West most efficiently meet its hiring needs
  • Establish and build relationships with other recruiters and HR team to share knowledge, HR trends and experiences to execute best practices enterprise wide
  • Manage all activities within the West applicant tracking system (ATS) and accurately track and report recruitment activity data to support staffing metrics from the time a requisition is opened to the time candidates are identified for offer


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Business or Human Resources discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of recruiting experience in an agency, search firm or preferably a corporate setting 
  • Ability to multitask in a high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrated success developing relationships and meeting new people
  • Strong administrative and computer skills including Microsoft Office, applicant tracking systems and social media channels
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage deliverables and timelines independently
  • Knowledge of sourcing techniques using a variety of sourcing tools and platforms
  • Fluent in German and 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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