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Title:  Sr. Specialist Data Governance (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  49212
Date:  Jun 30, 2022

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion


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

Travel requirements: up to 10 % globally

Start date: asap

Contact person: Martina Erens



Job summary:

The Senior Specialist, D&T, Data Governance is responsible for maintaining master data across various domains such as customer, material, and vendor masters; and across various systems like SAP and non-SAP systems. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creation, maintenance, cleansing, and rationalization of data globally across various functional areas like sales & marketing, finance, quality/regulatory, planning, production, and purchasing
  • Oversee master data management globally and establish and enforce standards through audits
  • Provide expert knowledge of master data in support of Business, Operations and Technology teams
  • Assist in developing standards, guidelines, and processes to consistently address master data issues such as data standards and data synchronization
  • Actively contribute to the development of master data processes, guidelines and standards as required and disseminates to business, technology, and application teams



  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5-8 years of related work experience
  • Experience with maintaining SAP Master Data objects such as Material, Vendor, BOM, and Routes
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
  • Ability to analyze complex, abstract issues in a logical, structured way
  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude, extremely conscientious and detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization
  • Excellent communication and people skills to work with all levels in the organization
  • Fluency in English as well as a profound knowledge in German



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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