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Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, Commercial in Brea, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: RAD001810

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.

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

Radiometer 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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  • General Summary & Overall Challenges
  • The position is an attractive but also challenging opportunity for the right candidate becoming overall responsible for HR in Radiometer and HemoCue North America.

  • Key challenges in the position:

  • Having a broad scope of responsibilities supporting 2 organizations and at the same time being able to maintain a high service level in daily deliveries as HR partner 
  • Working hands on as the Sr. HR business partner delivering HR services moving from transactional to more transformational involving coaching, succession planning & talent chess boarding and enabling leaders go from good to great and seeking guidance form the Sr. HR Manager
  • Coaching and mentoring General Manager potentials and MBA talent 
  • Being able to provide high level of HR partnering to talent working remotely and focusing on emerging talent in talent assessment processes
  • Support Sr. HR Manager in creating bespoke training and learning interventions to ensure on job learning, coaching/mentoring and formal training to have robust development plans for all associates 
  • Be the liaison with HQ to ensure the implementation of HR processes required from the HQ and Danaher global such as objective setting, engagement, 
  • Ensure compliance from HR in regards to different legal requirements, federal labour laws  and various auditing bodies (MDSAP, FDA, GDPR) 
  • Day-to-Day Support of two operating companies – Radiometer & HemoCue North America

  • Key Responsibilities

  • Senior HR Business partner will work closely with the Sr. HR Manager to seek direction but work closely with the HR partner and HR coordinator to deploy all HR processes at the site – including administration, payroll, performance management, recruitment, talent management and development, salary reviews, compensation and benefits. 
  • Senior HR manager will be part of the global HR community within Radiometer/Danaher and is expected to provide proper reporting and application of global policies, programs and systems.

  • Responsibilities

  • Leader of the Strategic HR related activities in Radiometer & HemoCue North America including OTD of the Org Talent Assessment  process
  • Working on succession planning (5% YoY improvement in ready now successors across levels and improving quality of hire with  65% of  hires for potential)
  • Ensuring strong performance management culture with development planning for all levels 
  • Ensuring retention levels exceed 95%
  • HR business partner towards the General Manager and managers by developing and executeing on initiatives for strategy deployment meetings
  • Succession plans for critical roles 
  • High quality plans for top talents 

  • Ensure compliance in HR
  • Closing NCRs and investigating any speak ups 
  • Audit readiness and 100% audits without major NCRs
  • Develop, implement and communicate HR policies and procedures 

  • Ensure KPIs in HR are met
  • Time to fill (below 100 days for Manager positions and below 60 days for other bands)
  • Internal fill - 75% for Senior leader and 50% for Manager and Professional band 
  • Increase Diversity foot print and focus on creating a strong inclusive and engaged culture
  • Implement/Sustain lean and Danaher business system (DBS) in HR
  • Focus on Daily and visual Management
  • Use of DBS tools such as  Problem Solving process (DBS)
  • Standard work

  • Employee relations support
  • Orientation for new hires
  • Exit interviews
  • PIP (Performance improvement plan)Coordinate HR Administration

  • Employee activities with assistance from event committee
  • Worker’s Compensation Claims
  • Required reporting activities 

Job Requirements


  • Min BS/BA degree or equivalent – within HR, business administration, labor law, organizational psychology or similar (Master degree/ MBA will be preferred) 

  • “Must Have” Competencies / Skills / Experience
  • Solid hands-on experience (7 + years) within most areas of HR (talent management, performance management, business partnering, compensation & benefits) including multi- state responsibility 
  • Ability to coach and mentor leaders across levels
  • Have a strong HR toolbox as an HR business partner is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state labour laws (CA in particular)
  • Certification in Human Resource Management will be an asset 
  • Experience working with Lean and processes will be an asset
  • Proven record of coaching and business partnering experience to leaders on all levels of organization 

  • Physical requirements (As required by the Americans With Disabilities Act)
  • General physical requirements: Sedentary work.
  • Visual acuity requirements: Administrative.
  • Motion and sensory requirements: Walking, talking, hearing, medium manual dexterity.
  • Physical working conditions: Working environment is inside in administrative areas.

  • Language 
  • Fluent English

  • IT
  • Microsoft Office – in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Use of excel analytics would be useful
  • Experience working with HRIS systems such as workday, TALEO

  • Travel (required estimated % of time)
  • 15-20% mainly to visit our sales and service associates spread across the United States. Some international travels will be required (mostly to HQ in Copenhagen –up to 2 weeks per year) 

  • 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 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.