Compensation Analyst II in Brea, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC015410

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you are an early to mid-career compensation professional or an HR business partner looking to try something different, come join our team! You will be a part of a global organization where you will have an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to the business while being involved in a variety of exciting, diverse global projects and initiatives. 

  • Reporting directly to the Global Compensation Lead, the Compensation Analyst II will serve as a business partner to the Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and Life Sciences HR organizations, advising on and supporting all aspects of broad-based compensation. The analyst role will be based in Brea, CA, but will provide global support, collaborating with in-country HR leaders and compensation specialists. 

  • Support the various compensation life cycle events including annual merit planning, variable pay administration, and equity processes.
  • Perform data analytics to support various compensation projects and program audits. 
  • Apply the Global Career and Reward Framework, providing guidance to the organization around job mapping and leveling. 
  • Consult with HR business partners on employee compensation related matters such as pay adjustments and incentive plan assignments.
  • Advise HR and business leaders on employment-related law such as FLSA and internal policy. 
  • Perform ad-hoc market pricing and pay range analysis to inform compensation structures.
  • Participate in company-wide compensation projects such as acquisition integrations or new program implementation.
  • Provide training to HR and management on compensation philosophy, strategy, and practice.
  • Conduct any additional duties as required.
  • Travel required <10%

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ experience or, master’s degree with 0-2 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of compensation practices and principles, pay laws, and regulations
  • Intermediate skills in Excel (e.g. Pivot tables, V-Look Ups) preferred
  • Previous experience supporting annual compensation process either as a compensation analyst or HR business partner preferred
  • Experience managing sensitive / confidential data in a professional manner
  • Prior experience with a geographically dispersed workforce is a plus
  • Experience with Workday is a plus 
  • Additional professional qualifications include, but not limited to:
  • Customer Service oriented – high sense of urgency and professionalism 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.