Director, Talent Acquisition in Westborough, Massachusetts at Pall

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job ID: PAL003418

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.
Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.
Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.
Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.
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The Director, Global Talent Acquisition for Pall will play a critical role in developing and building an integrated hiring model inclusive of internal recruiters and leveraging an RPO model that support’s PALL’s aggressive hiring demand. The Talent Acquisition Leader will design and implement networking and sourcing strategies to create a pipeline of talent and will develop the university strategy to support PALL’s “new in career” positions. This role will implement and drive Standard Work to drive performance and lead the team by a set of Key Performance Indicators that are best in class. 

This role requires strong influencing skills, an outstanding leadership track record, agile project management skills, excellent communication, solid analytical thinking, and a knack for creativity. In addition, you will collaborate in a globally matrixed organization with DHR corporate and the Life Science Platform   You will excel at working cross-functionally, operate comfortably with autonomy and shifting priorities, enjoy cultivating strong relationships, and always strive to make people and operations better.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implementation a Global Recruiting Strategy for PALL:  Define and execute the global recruiting strategy designed to meet the defined needs of the business, including recruiting, sourcing, and college/new graduate recruiting   
  • Manage the global recruiting resources to defined performance goals and outcomes: ensure efficient process development and consistent execution for sourcing, recruiting, talent pipeline development, selection and the on-boarding processes; ensure the quality of product and service delivery of the recruiting team to the hiring managers, HR, business management and applicants   
  • Develop, cultivate, and manage relationships with hiring managers, VPs, and Directors and Executives  

  • Develop community relationships and be the brand ambassador – drive community events, build external relationships, and cultivate brand awareness   
  • Design staffing strategies for proposals to include appropriate networks, advertising and use of social media   
  • Liaise with the global LS/DX Platform talent acquisition leadership team to help manage the talent acquisition process vendors (i.e. contracts, service levels and relationship management) while also aligning to TA platform strategies and operations   
  • Serve on the LS/Dx Talent Acquisition Leadership team and other business leadership teams to advance the ability of the business to identify, find and acquire the talent required to run the business today and into the future.

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experience

§  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Marketing or other related field, MBA preferred   

§  10+ years of professional experience in Talent Acquisition required   

§  Minimum of 4 years of progressive leadership experience required   

§  Demonstrable experience building and managing a talent function   

§  Strong preference for corporate environment leading a talent acquisition team and building infrastructure to support the TA function   

§  Technical proficiency in HR processes

§  Business Knowledge – includes value added perspective, financial awareness and cost control, industry knowledge, strategic focus, diverse business experience

§  Strong command of Microsoft Office products:  PowerPoint; Excel, Word

§  Experience of working in a collaborative global matrixed organization  

Desired Competencies:

§  Demonstrable ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment   

§  Coaching and mentoring skills are a must   

§  Communication skills that foster a strong team environment and create a high-trust and authentic sense of culture   

§  Exceptional analytical and reporting skills, must be highly data-driven.

§  Proven strategic business partner, with an excellent sense of operations, as well as commercial activities and an appreciation for the interplay between the two

§  Ability to prepare and communicate clear and compelling messages to senior leadership

§  Strong analytical and reasoning abilities

§  Executive presence and excellent interpersonal, oral and written and communication skills

§  Ability to establish credibility and be decisive but able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities

§  Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations

Other Requirements:

  • A self-starter with high energy level. Proactive, dynamic, making things "happen."
  • Strong strategic thinker and general manager mindset; capable of translating business objectives into tactical action plans and milestones.
  • An intelligent, decisive, self-confident and results-oriented individual who possess a combination of mental flexibility, creativity, analytical ability and sound judgment.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, and be able to work across functional areas within a company culture that is high performance, self-directing and collegial.
  • Ability to build relationships with superiors, peers and subordinates across a large and complex organization.
  • Able to lead, energize, and influence a wide spectrum of people to achieve exceptional performance.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves mentality and a structured and pragmatic approach.
  • An effective collaborator and relationship builder, able to get results through influencing versus demanding by authority of position; a sought-after advisor.
  • Able to facilitate and encourage objective analyses of alternative points of view and be able to articulate the strengths and weaknesses of various business options in order to reach an informed decision.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%.

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.
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