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Title:  Team Lead, Customer Success, Analytics & Digital Solutions

Requisition ID:  65703
Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Eschweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Department:  Customer Service


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.  


Job Summary: 


The Team Lead Analytics & Digital Solutions is a role focussed on automation and digitization, who works to ensure together with his/her team that our customers receive best experience through digital integrations. Within this function the individual is responsible for providing leadership to the team as well as managing the day-to-day activities. The role will collaborate with the customer engagement team to verify and answer customer needs and evaluate customer alternatives were appropriate. This function works closely work with CS operations to support highly effective turnaround of system reliant processes, monitoring the overall quality of the entire department and its procedures. The Teamlead CS Analytics & Digital Solutions is driving to enhance the online interactions our customers have with West Customer Success and therefore is focussed on providing a fast, responsive and effective work environment for the Customer Success team. This role manages to operate independently with great attention to detail, providing detailed reporting and insight on SLA’s and KPI’s. Internally the Teamlead CS Analytics & Digital Solutions runs internal audits and within this team handles all onboarding and training of new employees in the wider global group. Driving and streamlining systems and process automation as well process development in line with continuous improvement are the corner stones of this function.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide leadership and training to the CS Analytics & Digital Solutions Team
  • Assign and direct activities and resources to ensure project and reporting requirements are being met
  • Conduct performance reviews, motivate, and guide the team according to the Digital roadmap
  • Ensuring touchpoints with the customer are handled in an efficient manner throughout their journey
  • Supporting the Customer Experience team to connect with value to our customers, analog and digitally
  • Assisting in Customer projects, verifying need and offering digital solutions
  • Onboarding of new employees, training the wider global team on new processes and tools, managing LMS updates and adherence
  • Standardization of processes and streamlining of the same, reducing manual intervention
  • Conducting internal audits, updating procedures, creating consequent training plan
  • Participating and answering audits for the Customer Success department, processing findings
  • Driving the adoption of the Online Webstore, OCR, and EDI
  • Expanding the use of West Digital for all three groups within the department
  • Increasing data adoption to enable to improve decision making process, tracking operational metrics


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree or completed vocational training (apprenticeship) and respective professional experience
  • 2- 3 years of experience in leading a team in client services or customer service  
  • Prefer 2-3 years’ experience in customer interaction roles
  • Knowledge or experience with ERP tools like SAP with Sales and Distribution
  • Experience with ISO 9001


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Highly proficient in written and spoken English
  • Ability to deliver great customer experience and to be invigorated by constant personal interaction 
  • Working knowledge of MS Office or the willingness to learn it quickly with Excel skills being on an Expert level
  • Strong communication and analytical skills  
  • Strong people skills – approachable, good listener, empathetic 
  • Strong learning capacity
  • Ability to work independently in global environment
  • Technically savvy and adept
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times


Physical and Travel Requirements


  • Sedentary environment
  • Communication, quick decision making, interpreting data, reading or writing, must be able to express or exchange ideas with team members
  • Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures







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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