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Senior Manager, Human Resources in Concord, Ontario at SCIEX

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

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Job ID: SCI002664

About Us

SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at

Sciex offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Sciex 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.

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The Senior Manager Human Resources will work closely with designated client groups to recommend, implement, and support strategies, solutions, and programs to enhance the effectiveness of managers and the productivity and engagement of associates.  The incumbent will help optimize working relationships among teams and leaders; link human resources strategies to business objectives; ensure compliance with all employment law and code of conduct policies; counsel and advise management on a variety of topics related to human resources and performance management; involved in the design and implementation of training, and organizational design and communication support.
Talent Acquisition 
For clients supported, drives talent acquisition process aligned with standard work, evaluating business need and scoping role, working with recruiters on sourcing and selection process, offer and onboarding processes.  Drives all recruitment process metrics for client group utilizing daily management and problem-solving processes (PSP) to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. Influences manager to be accountable to fill positions within targets, trains on process and ensures onboarding process is effective for new associates.

Organizational Changes 
Partner with leaders on evaluating organizational changes within their teams to improve efficiency and delivery, completing Change Management Toolkit, including the communication planning and delivery of org changes. May participate or lead organization design activities.  Advise and lead change management efforts aligned to client group business objectives.

Global People Processes 
May serve as Point of Contact or Program Lead for one or more global people processes such as Engagement Survey, Performance for Growth, etc. 

Metrics and Reporting  
As a member of the team, completes monthly HR reports and metrics assigned, keeping visual management/daily management boards current.  Analyze and utilize information to take appropriate measures for improvement should KPI’s stray from goals. May create presentations, detailed analysis, and develop recommendations for improvement in opportunity areas. 

Performance Management 
Support the annual Performance for Growth and Development for Growth processes including communication, systems knowledge and support, training of new managers on tools and process.  Guides managers through the performance improvement process, providing counsel to administer corrective action and conducting lawful terminations as needed. Proactively engages with leaders on evaluating, coaching and enhancing development plans of associates, evaluating broader development needs within the organization and recommending solutions.

Engagement and Retention 
Partner with leaders to improve associate engagement, tracking progress on engagement and action planning; track and monitor associate turnover, identification of hot spot/watch list areas; using PSP to understand root cause; and working with management to develop effective countermeasures.  Regular coaching and counselling of managers in enhancing their own leadership skills, addressing concerns, and improving on opportunities to develop high performing work teams.

Deliver effective training and communications on people processes, leadership development programs, etc. Facilitate team enhancement and intervention methods and tools as needed to support client groups.

Associate Relations 
Respond to employee concerns, conduct investigations, and guide managers in improving issues or concerns. 

Job Requirements



• BA/BS degree required, preferably in HR, Business Management or other related discipline

• 5-8+ years of professional level HR experience 

• Working knowledge of employment law and experience in investigations, compensation, and employee relations practices.  

• Previous experience leading processes or projects with demonstrated success in managing multiple deadlines and competing priorities.

• Solid systems experience required including intermediate Excel and MS office skills.  Workday experience a plus. 

• Continuous Improvement mindset and experience is essential.

 Skills and Attributes: 

• Sophisticated skills in relationship building, consulting, mediating, negotiating, and influencing.

• Strong collaboration, communication and team work skills.

• Strong experience with project management and leading full-cycle initiatives.

• Strong analytical skillset, with the ability to see beyond the numbers to drive sound decision-making.

• Comfortable presenting/training in front of groups

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Strong attention to detail/accuracy, meeting deadlines, and organizational skills to manage multiple prioritizes.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 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.