Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Eppendorf products are used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries.

Working at Eppendorf means being part of a community of more than 5,000 scientists, engineers as well as specialists from many other disciplines across more than 30 countries. All of us are committed to one mission: Being the expert partner and advisor of choice for life sciences laboratories around the world – with our premium products, our services, and our reliability.

  • You are responsible for the development and the implementation of a People & Organization operations concept and the corresponding organization, initially for Germany and gradually expanding to other regions with the goal to operate globally.
  • You steer and drive all operations topics and processes in the areas of Recruiting Services and People Operations in Germany managing relevant functions and teams both technically and disciplinarily.
  • You are responsible for HR IT systems, particularly Workday, as well as reporting and the definition of KPI’s.
  • You will implement modern, standardized, and digital People & Organization processes within Germany in close cooperation with local People & Organization colleagues business partners and centers of excellence, while taking into account local co-determination rights and operational regulations.
  • You will develop short and medium-term plans to optimize the organization and functions in People & Organization Operations as well as digitalization initiatives to improve the employee experience.
  • You will build a strong cross-functional network within the company and within People & Organization as well as outside the company and help shape and implement global processes and standards.
  • You will take responsibility for personal and organizational data within People & Organization (HRIS, personnel files, etc.) and lead internal and external audits.

  • You have been working in a similar position with a minimum of 5 years and have management experience.
  • You are experienced in developing and implementing global standards and processes.
  • You possess experience with HRIS tools and are familiar with optimizing and leveraging them. A familiarity with Workday will be considered an advantage.
  • You consider yourself a structured, process-oriented and IT-savvy person with a strong customer-focus along with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • You combine analytical thinking with a high pragmatism and problem-solving skills.
  • You are capable of handling change and setting priorities comes easily to you.
  • You are fluent in English and German.

  • Your work is meaningful. Together we contribute to improve human living conditions.
  • We offer you creative freedom with a strong, international premium brand in the life science industry.
  • You will receive a competitive salary as well as a profit share in the company’s success.
  • Furthermore, we offer 30 paid holiday days per year as well as special company-regulated leave days.
  • With our flextime framework, you can plan your working hours individually and create a work-life balance on your own terms.
  • With us, you also get the opportunity to work part of your working hours on a mobile basis throughout Germany to fit your unique life situation.
  • We offer you a wide range of social benefits, such as company pension scheme, company sports, JobRad, subsidized public transport and Corporate Benefits.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities to grow both personally and professionally are included as well. Our opportunities range from a variety of training courses, participation in conferences and access to learning platforms.
  • With us, you will find a colorful, cosmopolitan and appreciative working environment with always up-to-date technologies, methods and tools in an en