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Title:  Spec, HR, BP, ESW

Requisition ID:  62981
Date:  Nov 10, 2023

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Human Resources


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.  


We are looking for a Specialist, HR, Business Partner, Eschweiler (m/f/d) for the next possible time to join.


Location: Eschweiler, NRW, Germany
Contract Details: Full-time, temporary as parental leave replacement for 1 year
To be filled as of: immediately 

Contact Person: Katharina Steffens


Job Summary:

As part of a parental leave replacement, we are looking for an HR Business Partner or a Junior HR Business Partner - initially limited for 1 year. As a Business Partner, the main focus is on supporting and advising managers and employees. In addition, there are interesting projects that shape the HR work of tomorrow and drive a modern HR strategy. Initial experience is therefore desirable for us. We are looking forward to welcoming experienced specialists as well as motivated and committed newcomers to professional life.


Your main tasks

  • Competent support and advice for managers and employees in all personnel management and labor law issues
  • Personnel support from hiring to leaving
  • Advice and support in the implementation of individual personnel measures
  • Independent coordination and implementation of the recruitment process for specialists and executives
  • Management and support of HR projects, change processes and process optimizations
  • Participation and responsibility in the implementation and execution of digital processes and workflows
  • Support in the implementation of a modern, internationally oriented HR strategy
  • Constructive and cooperative collaboration with employee representatives

Your profile

  • Successfully completed degree, ideally with a focus on human resources or a comparable qualification 
  • Several years of professional experience in operational and strategic HR work, ideally in an international manufacturing company
  • Experienced handling of MS Office and SAP desirable 
  • Practical experience in change management and in the implementation of operational and strategic HR topics in a dynamic production environment 
  • Solid knowledge of labor law 
  • Strong service and customer orientation as well as solution-oriented thinking and acting 
  • Independent, proactive work style, hands-on mentality and high team orientation 
  • High level of communication and consulting skills
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken


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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