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Executive Assistant in Loveland, Colorado at Hach

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: HAC006809

About Us

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensuring water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions.


Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.



If you thrive in making a difference in a demanding environment where the status quo is challenged day in and day out - then we are the company for you. We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will provide effective administrative support in a culture that thrives on winning. Duties include but are not limited to: calendar management, domestic and international travel planning, event planning, meeting management, presentations, and other specified initiatives for the Vice President of Service. Make a difference - join us to ensure water quality for people around the world.

  • Provide confidential administrative support to the Vice President, Service and Senior Sales Directors.
  • Manage and maintain executive schedules/calendars/email. 
  • Make travel and lodging arrangements for both domestic and international travel, including expense reporting. 
  • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for staff meetings, committees, and other meetings. 
  • Collect and prepare information for use in discussions, meetings, and formal presentations. 
  • Compose routine correspondence. 
  • Provide logistics for event planning, both small and large groups, both on-site or off-site, related to Hach and/or Danaher business. 
  • Partner and provide backup support as necessary together with the other Executive Assistants on site. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Confidentiality: Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Agility: Must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. 
  • Driven to get results: High sense of urgency is required.
  • Independence: Be able to work with little direction and supervision. 
  • Reliability: Must be consistent – in the work done, attendance and personal demeanor. 
  • People oriented: Act as culture champion, driving internal and external awareness of company values, people, history, achievements, benefits and future opportunities. 
  • Accuracy: Delivering on commitments on time and getting it right the first time is critical. 
  • Problem Solver: Track record of ‘investigation mindset’ digging into details to find root cause with ability to determine counter measures.
  • Project management: Capable of scoping and implementing project plans with varying degrees of complexity and duration. Efficiency: Must be able to find ways to accomplish work in as short a period as possible while taking initiative to explore creative ways to enable productivity of direct supervisor. 
  • Coach-ability: Learns from mistakes and does not repeat them. Also takes feedback and incorporates it. 
  • Professionalism: Must always present a professional demeanor, whether dealing with internal Danaher associates or external contacts. 
  • Approachability: Viewed as someone who can be a resource for others, and who others want to work with.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 
  • 5-7 years of prior experience in providing support to senior executive(s) required. 
  • Impeccable accuracy in document formatting, spelling, grammar, and proofreading.
  • Excellent skills in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint software. 
  • Proficiency in time and project management; able to manage multiple priorities with speed and accuracy. 
  • Event planning and organization skills, including large group meetings, a plus. 
  • Capability to work extended hours on a periodic basis, including the potential for occasional overnight travel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including phone skills. 
  • Must be able to operate proactively and anticipate future needs or obstacles before they arise. 
  • Ability to multi-task and work with, and for, diverse customers with varying leadership styles.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must occasionally 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.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach 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.

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.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.