Apply now »

Title:  Supply Chain Specialist Material Planner (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  65757
Date:  May 25, 2024

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Supply Chain

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 position: Replacement
Contract Details: Full-time, Temporary for 2 years as parental leave replacement
To be filled as of: immediately

Contact Person: Katharina Steffens


Your main tasks

  • Ensuring that the plant is supplied with raw materials and supplies on time, taking into account the optimum order and stock quantities
  • On-time processing of Inter Company (IC) orders and supplying the ordering plant
  • Planning incoming customer orders according to customer requirements and taking into account available capacity
  • Determination of delivery dates
  • Regular adjustment of planning to the actual situation within the framework of existing guidelines
  • Independent optimization of workflows in coordination with the manager


Your profile

  • Successfully completed commercial or technical training with several years of experience in materials planning
  • Good IT skills (MS Office) and knowledge of SAP (PP, MM, SD)
  • Fluent German and good written and spoken English skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills as well as communication skills
  • Analytical thinking & acting
  • Strong team and customer orientation
  • High degree of resilience, commitment, flexibility and dedication
  • Assertiveness and results orientation


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.  

Apply now »