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Human Resources Intern in Vista, California at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

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Job ID: PAT000516

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.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. 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.
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. 

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The HR Intern is a key member of the Imaging Solutions HR team and performs administrative tasks related to the operations of the HR function. This position is part time, 16 hours per week and is anticipated to last until May 2020.

Major Responsibilities
  • Accurately enters and maintains associate records in the HR system.
  • Participates in candidate interviews.
  • Works with hiring managers to ensure that requisition status is updated
  • Performs comprehensive audits of HR records and policies
  • Assists with employee relations investigations
  • Leads compliance projects with Dublin and UK facilities
  • Participates in various trainings, department and company meetings
  • Ensures that New Associate Orientation presentations are updated to reflect current policy
  • Prepares materials for New Associate Orientation and facilitates the HR portion of Orientation
  • Prepares HR training materials 
  • Handles employee verification requests, unemployment claims and other agency/government requests for Information.
  • Maintains manual and electronic associate files
  • Participate on Imaging Solutions teams and committees
  • Develops and produces various reports
  • Participates on or handles Special Projects as assigned.
  • As time allows, may provide support to other functions.

Job Requirements


Currently enrolled student college/university student of any major; Sophomore or Junior standing strongly preferred. 
History of paid work experience
Intermediate skill level In Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with varied audience
Personal Characteristics
Flexible and able to quickly move from task to task and to multi-task
Personable and able to build positive relationships with a wide variety of associates
Organized and able to plan and drive a project from beginning to end
Reliable in all ways from adhering to work schedule to finishing tasks on time.
Reporting Structure
This position reports to the Senior, Human Resources Generalist
This position Is based out of Vista, California and may be involve occasional travel to other Danaher operating companies within 5-mile radius.
Work Schedule
Flexible between 7:30 AM and 5:00 PM M-F. Must be able to work Monday or Tuesday mornings.

Minimal local travel.

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.
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.