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Sr. Human Resources Manager in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

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Job ID: RAD001800

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.

Radiometer offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. 

Radiometer 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.

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The position is an attractive but also challenging opportunity for the right candidate with overall responsible for HR in SenDx  

Key challenges in the position:
  • Having a broad scope of responsibilities and at the same time being able to maintain a high service level in daily deliveries as HR partner to Managing Director and leadership team 

  • Able to raise the bar for HR services moving from transactional to more tactical using more standard work and processes
  • Being able to document, review and improve existing processes using best practices from Danaher/Radiometer.
  • Ensure the implementation of HR processes required from the HQ
  • Ensure compliance from HR in regards to different legal requirements, federal labor laws  and various auditing bodies (MDSAP, FDA, GDPR) 
  • Day-to-Day Support to two sites in Carlsbad, CA and Minneapolis, MN
Key Responsibilities
  • Senior HR manager will be part of the global HR community within Radiometer/Danaher and is expected to provide proper reporting and application of global policies, programs and systems. The chosen candidate will be responsible for 1 generalist. 

  • Senior HR manager will be responsible for managing all HR processes at the sites – including administration, payroll, performance management, recruitment, talent management and development, salary reviews, compensation and benefits. 

Job Requirements


Formal Education
Min BS/BA degree or equivalent – within HR, business administration, labor law, organizational psychology or similar (Master degree will be preferred) 

“Must Have” Competencies / Skills / Experience
  • Solid hands-on experience (5-7 years) within most areas of HR (admin, payroll, talent management, performance management, business partnering, compliance, health and safety, compensation & benefits) including multi- state responsibility 

  • Min 2 years’ experience at a supervisory/ managerial level

  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state labor laws (CA-must, and MIN-preferred)

  • Certification in Human Resource Management will be an asset 

  • Experience working with Lean will be an asset

  • Proven record of coaching and business partnering experience to leaders on all levels of organization 

Physical requirements
General physical requirements: Sedentary work.
Visual acuity requirements: Administrative.
Motion and sensory requirements: Walking, talking, hearing, medium manual dexterity.
Physical working conditions: Working environment is inside in administrative areas.

Fluent English
Spanish (not a must requirement) 

  • Microsoft Office – in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience working with IT-based talent management and personnel administration and payroll systems is an advantage
15% mainly related to monthly visits in Minneapolis (at least 1 week every 2 months). Some international travels will be required (mostly to HQ in Copenhagen –up to 2 weeks per year) 

  • Natural and empathetic “relationship-builder” who understands and speaks well with people at all levels in the organization and different nationalities. 
  • Organized and persistent: Able to prioritize, organize and get things done. 
  • Good at executing. 
  • Robust and able to influence others.
  • Operational mindset but at the same time being able to be tactical and strategic. 
  • Being able to devise and carry through what is needed to raise the bar for HR services in SenDx
  • Good communicator who is also able to deal with tough issues.
Flexible, willing to “go the extra mile” while at the same time being an agile and fast learner.

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.