Talent Manager in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 1/14/2018

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Job ID: CHE001488

About Us

ChemTreat operates as a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, one of the best performing Fortune 500 companies. Our proprietary solutions allow our customers to reduce water, chemical, and energy costs, extend asset life, improve process operations, and reduce downtime. We have expertise in a variety of industries, including automotive, beverage, chemical, food, fuel processing, metals, mining, power, pulp and paper, and textile. We also serve commercial and institutional customers, including data centers, district energy providers, universities, government buildings, and hospitals. Our company has developed a robust product portfolio for the prevention of corrosion; scale and biofouling in critical heat transfer systems and advanced polymers for industrial wastewater.



The communities we belong to – the bonds we build with the people we care about – are integral to fostering our successes. From the bonds we create with customers to foster loyalty and respect, to the bonds we create with our local community outside of work hours – relationships shape our success. We’re building a better world by building lasting bonds.

Building: We’re doers. Our tools are innovation, experience, and dedication.

Lasting: We’re always there.  We embrace an unwavering commitment to the future.

Bonds: We’re your neighbors. We value relationships with our customers and communities.


Works closely with VP HR to lead the talent management strategy for ChemTreat, including company-wide talent processes (performance management, organization reviews, succession planning, development planning, and intra-OpCo talent transfer), as well as oversight of Leadership Pillar Training and design/execution of all talent-related metrics. 


•Lead global ChemTreat talent processes (Organization Talent Assessment I & II, Performance 4Growth, Development 4 Growth).

•Serve as a “Thought Leader” to both HR and business leaders.  Coach them on executing high-quality development planning and identifying strong talent.

•Develop relevant training and communications, and assist HRBP’s with execution. 

•Oversee and coordinate use of Danaher’s assessment tools related to talent development (360 feedback and others). 

•Oversee and coordinate Leadership Pillar Training offerings (Development 4 Growth, Crucial Conversations, Leadership Essentials, Situational Leadership, and Building Inclusive Leaders), including identification of potential attendees, assessment of instructor bench strength, and identification of potential instructors.

•Understand Mid-Level Leadership Program and Accelerated Leadership Program objectives and identify potential attendees based on future leadership potential.

•Predefine how early career programs (Finance, Tech Services, Operations, BOLD, and GMDP) operate at ChemTreat, to ensure appropriate branding, clarification of objectives, standardization of rotations, and communication protocols.

•Design and execute appropriate metrics around talent processes and training to understand current state, need for improvement, and appropriate countermeasures.  

•Partner with ChemTreat leadership to ensure intra-OpCo talent is identified and moves are executed appropriately.

•Keep abreast of current trends in talent to ensure ChemTreat is competitive.    


•Lead and participate in HR and cross-functional projects as appropriate.

•Occasional travel required. 

Job Requirements



•Technical, Analytical skills and business knowledge

•Outstanding verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills for interaction at all levels

•Teamwork and leadership

•Organizational skills; Self-management

•Strategic and critical thinking

•Ability to influence without authority

•Strong platform and group facilitation skills

•Medium to expert-level skills in PowerPoint and Excel; Workday experience a plus

•Ability to manage large-scale projects


•Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.

•Proven leader in leadership and talent management, with 5+ years of experience leading end-to-end talent management programs across a global environment. 

•Experience working in a global corporate environment that utilizes lean/Kaizen methodology.


•Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell

•Constantly using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.

•Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds

•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

•The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

•Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


•Consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.


Employment with ChemTreat is on an at-will basis, which means that either the employee or ChemTreat can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason), with or without notice, unless the employee and ChemTreat have entered a written agreement signed by the employee and a duly authorized representative of ChemTreat.


ChemTreat, Inc. 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 characteristic 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 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years. 


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