Human Resources Manager - Mexico in Monterrey, Mexico at Hach

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job ID: HAC006660

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.


The Human Resources Manager partners with multiple internal customers groups to provide HR leadership for one or more company sites.  The HR Manager is responsible for aligning business strategies in a proactive and solutions orientated manner.  This position will be responsible for a variety of strategic initiatives as well as day-to-day associate and leadership support for ~200 associates.  Areas of support include but are not limited to change management, employee relations, performance, development and succession planning, recruiting, medical leave/leave of absences, health & wellness initiates, benefits, compliance and other business initiatives as assigned by the HR Regional Director.    
 Change Management
  • Challenge the status quo and champion new initiatives within assigned client groups and also within HR acting as a catalyst of change and stimulating others to change, in such way that the organization continuously develops towards better performance.
  • Partner with the HR Regional Director to analyze organizational capabilities, drive organizational design and structure improvements to support delivery of the current and future business strategy.
Talent Management / Recruitment  
  • Responsible for full recruitment lifecycle including: posting, sourcing, recruiting, partnering with the assigned business group, debrief. 
  • Provide salary recommendation ensuring consistency of compensation practices (e.g. reviewing internal equity and taking a total compensation approach), obtaining appropriate approvals.
  • Drive the talent review process for assigned client groups, consult with and train management to create associate development and succession plans to improve bench strength and achieve Talent Review objectives.
Performance Management  
  • Establish and drive applicable competencies aligned with the Performance Management process, within assigned business groups.
  • Work with managers and associates to identify and address performance-related issues. Provide coaching and support to managers on issuing corrective action (including performance improvement plans and disciplinary issues).
Benefits & Compliance  
  • In partnership with the local HR team, support and/or lead cases within assigned client group.   Support new enrollments, changes and health screening programs.  Act as expert - ensuring organizational compliance. Assist with leave administration (LTD etc).
  • Act as liaison to governmental compliance agencies as required.  Ensure consistent application of policies/procedures.
  • Analyze and understand compensation programs for assigned business groups including annual merit review and incentive programs. Implement needed equity/market adjustments. 
  • Ensure proper system administration of compensation process and records (e.g. grade changes, promotions, salary changes, etc).  Assist managers in writing and maintaining job descriptions.
General Support  
  • Support and/or lead identifying opportunities for Standard Work definition and process enhancement.
  • Coordinate involuntary/voluntary exit logistics (performing timely exit interviews, recording/synthesizing retention data, and generating severance packages where applicable).
  • In partnership with the local HR team, enter data inputs in a timely manner in HR system(s) for new, existing and exiting associates.  Create, maintain and ensure compliance of personnel files & systems.
Talent Development
  • Drive the talent review process for assigned client groups, consult with and train management to create associate development and succession plans to improve bench strength and achieve Talent Review objectives.
  • Organizational Diagnostics & Development
  • Understand and analyze organizational capabilities within assigned client groups, proactively develop and implement organizational design and structure improvements to support delivery of the business strategy.
  • Adept in dealing with ambiguity and guiding managers in how to assess and react to changing business needs and conditions.
  • Acts with urgency while prioritizing to focus on “critical few” that will drive business impact.
  • Balances strategic and tactical requirements of the role to maximize both short and long-term impact on business.
  • Uses leadership skills to create followership both within the HR function as well as within customer groups.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent combination of education and applicable HR experience in lieu of degree)
  • 5+ years of HR Generalist type experience (referred to as HR Manager in some organizations) experience in a high growth, changing environment with a solid track record of successfully implementing HR programs and initiatives.
  • Professional HR certification preferred, but not required.
  • HR Experience working in a complex organization
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Strong attention to detail, process & compliance oriented but understands the grey
  • Must have worked in a metrics driven organization with demonstrated understanding how HR impacts the business.
  • Must be computer savvy
  • Ability to utilize social media in recruiting, highly beneficial
  • Able to maintain highly confidential information
  • Excellent interpersonal & presentation skills required
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Process (DBS) orientation
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Negotiation
environment:  Office and logistic operations environment.
Travel: This position requires availability of 30% 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 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.


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