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Talent Acquisition Manager - Brea, CA in Brea, California at Danaher

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: DEN000368

About Us

Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care.  With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, “Dental Co” will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need. It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time. Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).


We are looking for an innovative Talent Acquisition Manager - Americas, who thinks strategically and brings creative solutions to our recruiting needs. You will be a collaborative, dynamic leader who will establish and drive world class recruiting strategies across the Americas while carrying a requisition load of key roles. The responsibilities will include managing a team of recruiters, implementing recruitment strategies, talent pipelines, sourcing candidates, and developing and implementing effective recruitment processes to attract and hire qualified candidates.

The following are the key responsibilities for the position:
  • Develop and implement an Americas Recruiting Strategy:  Define and execute the recruiting strategy designed to meet the defined needs of the business, including attraction strategies for recruiting and sourcing.
  • Manage and inspire a global talent acquisition team to deliver outstanding results while effectively communicating the critical dimensions of the staffing strategy, updating the staffing status and ensuring tight alignment with the business plans.
  • Manage the recruiting resources to defined performance goals and outcomes: ensure efficient process development and consistent execution for sourcing, recruiting, talent pipeline development, selection and the on-boarding processes; ensure the quality of product and service delivery of the recruiting team to the hiring managers, HR, business management and applicants.   
  • Develop, cultivate, and manage relationships with hiring managers, VPs, and Directors and Executives.  
  • Develop community relationships and be the brand ambassador – drive community events, build external relationships, and cultivate brand awareness. 
  • Demonstrable ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.   
  • Coaching and mentoring skills are a must.  
  • Communication skills that foster a strong team environment and create a high-trust and authentic sense of culture.   
  • Exceptional analytical and reporting skills must be highly data-driven.
  • Ability to prepare and communicate clear and compelling messages to senior leadership
  • Executive presence and excellent interpersonal, oral and written and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive but able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.
  • Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.
  • Managing a team of approximately 8-10 recruiters.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MBA preferred   
  • 10+ years of professional recruitment experience 
  • 4+ years of progressive leadership experience required   
  • 10-15% travel domestically as well as to Latin America

Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrable experience building and managing a talent function   
  • Strong preference for corporate environment leading a talent acquisition team and building infrastructure to support the TA function   
  • Technical proficiency in HR processes
  • Business Knowledge – includes value added perspective, financial awareness and cost control, industry knowledge, strategic focus, diverse business experience

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified 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. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at:


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.