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Title:  Human Resources Specialist

Requisition ID:  56327
Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Walker, Michigan, US

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.


Job Summary:  Provides administrative support to the Human Resource Manager on all personnel matters and assists with payroll processing.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Processes bi-weekly payroll
  • Responds to routine employee requests for HR information about benefits, policies, procedures, and use of HRIS
  • Organize and coordinate all onboarding and orientation activities.
  • Assists new employees with new hire paperwork, collects all necessary forms, sets up files for new personnel, and processes new hires in the HRIS.
  • Responsible for the completion and input (HRIS) of employee related documentation, including, employee status changes, pay or job changes and other confidential employee data.
  • Partners with the Human Resources Manager and other Departments to develop and execute company strategic initiatives
  • Assist HR Manager regarding employee relations issues and recommends actions which are consistent with corporate policies.
  • Assists with recruitment tasks as needed (review applications, phone screens, coordinate interviews).
  • Maintains employee personnel files and safeguard confidential information. 
  • Lead and assist in the preparation of various plant functions, (i.e. philanthropic initiatives, employee events, etc.)
  • Assists with all aspects of Labor Law Compliance, including FMLA, ADA, FLSA, OSHA, and EEOC
  • Adhere to Company policies and follow training procedures at all times.
  • Use good housekeeping practices to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area.
  • Adhere to all federal, state and local laws regarding Labor, Wage and Hour regulations.
  • Supports HR projects cross-functionally, as needed.
  • Follow all safety rules and safety procedures. 
  • Provides a “Customer Service” attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s
  • Experience: Less than 3 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Labor and Industrial Relations, Management, or related field (Preferred)
  • Two years of Human Resources experience
  • PHR, SPHR certification (Preferred)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Proficient in word, excel and various data entry
  • Knowledge of HRIS and payroll processing
  • Understanding of benefits administration and provide comprehensive support to the organization
  • Knowledge of current labor related Federal, state and local statutory regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written formats
  • Excellent organization, administrative and creative problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion with highly confidential business and employee information.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.







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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