Human Resources Specialist

Job Requisition ID:  48833

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 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 

The Role


The HR Specialist works closely with the HR Manager / HR Advisor and provides a wide range of HR support. This includes handling of payroll and social security topics in cooperation with external partners, coordinating the benefits administration, involvement in the on-/ offboarding process, day-to-day administrative tasks and various HR projects




  • Preparing our local payroll and benefits in coordination with external payroll provider
  • Various HR administration including pension, social security, accident/illness insurance and benefits
  • Preparation of year-end declarations and verification of shadow payroll
  • First point of contact for local authorities
  • Managing the whole personnel administration from A – Z including on- and offboarding of employees, processing of invoices, managing data by using various systems and portals
  • Work time and absence administration
  • Documentation and optimization of HR processes
  • Participation in projects and general support to HR Manager / HR Advisor


Education and Qualifications


  • Commercial degree or similar
  • Further education as HR Assistant or Swiss Payroll Specialist in is required


  • An HR professional with a minimum of 5 years related experience, ideally in a multinational company
  • Good knowledge in Swiss labour law
  • Strong communication skills in both oral and written in German and English, other language skills are welcome
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office), especially in Excel is a must
  • Flexible, adaptable and highly service-oriented with good customer-service orientation and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Highly discreet and well organized with a good attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently and accurately






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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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