Director, Human Resources in Chicago, Illinois at Danaher

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: COR001069

About Us

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.

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.




Description

We are looking for great talent, for a future opportunity coming up soon.


Our company is in search of an experienced HR Director to lead a critical and strategic role in the following areas:

  • Organizational Design - contributing to the design of the organization and resource planning.
  • Talent Development and Management - uses existing and recommend new methodologies to identify, recruit, manage, develop and retain talent.
  • Diversity & Inclusion - uses diversity as a way to accelerate business; promote inclusion to assist in retention; educates the organization on benefits of diversity.
  • Recruiting, Retention & Attraction.
  • Compensation and Benefits - ensures the organization is competitive.
  • Engaging People - developing a high performance culture.
  • Accelerating Results - being agile and effective and always improving – performance management, acquisition integration, change management, developing excellence culture.

This position collaborates on a global level to ensure consistency and quality of policies, processes, core values, training and other related HR activities.


Your key responsibilities include:

  • HR strategy development and execution for the region.
  • Support organizational design and people strategy to support regional growth targets.
  • Ensures team meets required governmental and company reporting requirements.
  • Develops strategy and execution of recruiting, hiring, retention to support business growth and financial objectives for each BU.
  • Ensures compliance matters are investigated and recommends outcome based on findings.
  • Manages team to ensure timely and accurate payroll, timely adherence to benefit enrollment schedule, performance Management process is adhered to, training records for employees are maintained, hiring of new employees are supported for a good onboarding experience.
  • Assists in the due diligence of acquisitions; ensures employee compensation and benefits are addressed smoothly per the outcome of the acquisition and timing to meet requirements; along with any other related acquisition support requirements.
  • Assists as necessary with employee engagement survey and output of results.
  • Assists in the evaluation of office movement in terms of impact to employees and financial impact to business.
  • Provides support for Performance Management and Merit Increase in terms of calibration of ratings; works with new managers to ensure they are prepared to provide performance feedback and coaching.



Job Requirements



Qualifications

What you need for this position:

Experience in managing employee benefits, employee relations, talent management, engagement and recruitment.
- Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and discretion when handling sensitive employee and company information.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, global environment with a matrix organization.
Strong working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.



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.

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.