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Human Resources Generalist - Experienced

Job Requisition ID:  37858

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

HR Representative (80-100 % assignment, starting date as soon as possible)


You are inspired to

  • acting as a sparring partner in the team and provide HR related guidance and support
  • leading the implementation/revision of policies and procedures and HR related projects within the scope of HR Zug
  • handling expat assignments, repatriations and localizations from A-Z independently, including but not limited to
  • resolving complex tax at source and employee benefit matters for our local employees
  • support the annual compensation review process
  • create work certificates in English and local language
  • guide leaders on disciplinary measures incl. review of documentation
  • prepare for and support internal and external audits

Your expertise is inspiring us!

  • Commercial background and further education in HR (“HR-Fachfrau/Fachmann”) is a must
  • At least 4 years of experience in a Swiss HR environment of a multinational company
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures on expat assignments, compensation and benefits incl. Swiss payroll, employee benefit administration, legal requirements and labour relations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, both in German and English; other language skills are welcome
  • Ability to think through processes, challenge current practices and work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as ability to build credible relationships in consulting at multiple levels both internally and externally
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Highly discreet, well organized with a good attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently and accurately

You can look forward to

  • challenging and diversified tasks in a multinational environment
  • opportunities to expand your knowledge and develop your skills further
  • work both independently and in an engaged team
  • attractive terms of employment and compensation package


If you can see yourself in this demanding role and want to be part of a diverse and successful organization, please submit your resume and motivation letter in English today.

Eastman is  committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day

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