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HR Generalist - Business Partner in Santiago, Chile at Water Quality

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: WAT000030

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: Ensure 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 products.


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.


Purpose of Position
Partner with WQ business leaders and associates to provide local HR services in a proactive and solution oriented manner and aligned with the business strategy for assigned client groups.    
Essential Functions
  • Understand the LATAM HR strategy and local business needs, to define priorities and action plans;
  • Challenge the current organizational structure and propose solutions to drive superior performance;
  • Lead and Coordinate Talent Acquisition process;
  • Onboarding and local Immersion Plans;
  • Bring innovative HR best practices through benchmarking, or inter OpCo’s relationship;
  • Perform a role as organizational consultant for all associates;
  • Provide coaching and development to local staff team;
  • Lead Talent Acquisition in your country;
  • Deploy Corporate Leadership Programs;
  • Support the OTA process when needed;
  • Lead Engagement actions in your country and follow up the action plans;
  • Apply the Compensation & Benefits processes and actions;
  • Lead local events and Recognition programs;
  • Lead P4G/ D4G programs in your country;
  • Support Compliance training and local investigations;
  • Lead Daily/ Visual Management in your respective country;
  • Responsible for accurate data in Workday, according to specific guidance;
  • Responsible for management of payroll process, medical leave/leave of absences;
  • Lead health & wellness initiates;
  • Work and labor relations in your country;
  • Other business initiatives as assigned by the HR Director and/or local General Manager

Job Requirements


Education, Background and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent combination of education and applicable HR experience in lieu of degree)
  • Professional HR certification preferred.
  • 5-8 years experience HR administration in a high growth, changing environment with a solid track record of successfully implementing HR programs and initiatives.
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (like people)
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Process (DBS) orientation
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Negotiation

Environment:  Office and logistic operations environment. 

Travel: This position requires availability of 10% to travel

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.


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