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Human Resource Operations Specialist in Nussloch, Germany at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI005023

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


Position Overview

The HR Operations Specialist collaborates with the global DHR HR Operations & LBS HR colleagues to improve HR systems usage & data quality, HR processes, HR reporting and supports global initiatives and projects.


Major Responsibilities


  • Implements and tracks metrics towards key local and global HR objectives, processes and programs. Analyzes trends and suggests actions.

  • Serves as Workday PRO and Organization Partner in support of the global LBS HR team

  • Tests process enhancements or new modules in Workday

  • Audits HR systems and interfaces consistent with organization-wide policies and practices and country specific procedures and regulations and initiates corrections if required

  • Conducts Workday trainings for new HR colleagues and Managers

  • Creates and keeps WD training material up to date

  • Supports projects and creates standard work to improve HR processes on a global level

  • Performs Ad hoc reporting & analytics for Corporate DHR teams & LBS functions eg. Finance

  • Consolidates data for global initiatives and monitors progress

  • Develops regular reports and acts as interface to Finance & Controlling

  • Supports HR budget planning

Job Requirements


Required Education/Skills/Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (HR, Finance) required
  • Minimum 2 years proven HR operations experience

  • Proficiency in workflow-driven HR systems such as Workday or equivalent

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Process and metrics driven

  • Advanced IT skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Fluent in English and German

  • High level of expertise in MS Office tools

Preferred Education/Skills/Experience


  • Experience in working in a global environment and across cultures is a plus

  • Project management experience is a plus

  • Experience in teaching & training

Travel:  10%


  •  Utilizes critical thinking: Analyzes complex challenges and proactively seeks answers, quickly learns and strives to enhance knowledge and skills, positively copes with change and applies skills effectively in new environment. Prioritizes effectively and quickly adapts to changing priorities.
  • Results Orientation: Drive to achieve results and goals, seeks feedback from internal customers to improve processes and services. Generates new ideas and solutions to meet customer needs. Demonstrates ability to position new ideas and initiatives. Make pragmatic decisions in a timely fashion.

  • DBS: Proactively makes recommendations for improvements and participates in kaizen teams, strives to deliver high quality output and collaborates with the team to deliver on shared goals, demonstrates sense of urgency and the flexibility needed to achieve results.

  • Teamwork: Working effectively with the global HR team to accomplish company goals. Uses language and behavior that reflects respect for diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Builds productive relationships with coworkers. Is a team player and seeks or provides help when needed and is open to new challenge. Takes initiative to apply new skills to improve performance and is accountable for meeting commitments.

  • Sound judgement: Thinks through implications of decisions, listens to others and responds respectfully and communicates interest in common solutions. Follows through on commitments, demonstrates personal integrity, shows courage in making decisions within own area and seeks guidance as necessary. Is genuine and open to feedback

To Apply:
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.  As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best. 
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
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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.