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Danaher Corporation HR Business Partner in Atlanta, Georgia

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you’ll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, to develop rapid groundbreaking solutions for the world’s most complex health challenges.


The HR Business Partner will provide HR partnership and leadership to assigned clients groups in the Corporate functions. This individual will develop and implement HR initiatives focused on achieving business objectives. This position will provide hands-on human resources expertise in the areas of employee relations, performance management, compensation, employee engagement and retention, talent acquisition, talent management, coaching/developing and more.


  • Advise, influence and guide all levels of management on HR implications of business strategies and all aspects of people management and leadership.

  • Partner with HR and management in organizational assessment and diagnosis to revise business strategies into actions that deliver results and improve organizational capability while maintaining an enterprise viewpoint.

  • Resolve employee relations issues through a systematic approach with clear documentation and follow through.

  • Anticipate the need for change and influence change proactively. Consciously strive to build networks of support for change goals and objectives.

  • Assist with investigations of complex complaints and concerns that could result in legal ramifications or organization’s exposure; assess the severity, involve appropriate individuals and facilitate appropriate action based on established practices.

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to provide strategic staffing and recruitment consultation. Will assist in identifying, interviewing and selecting qualified candidates for open roles within assigned client groups. Work closely with hiring managers to drive low time-to-fill and ensure a diverse slate of candidates for each role.

  • Conduct gap analyses and ensure appropriate career development programs and initiatives are aligned with critical skill development and succession planning for designated functional teams.

  • Partner with Leadership to ensure successful implementation of all People processes.

  • Provide HR coaching and policy guidance


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time

  • For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.


Education and Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field with 6 years of work experience OR Master's degree in field with 4+ years of experience

  • 5 years of experience in a Human Resource Business Partner role

  • Experience with a wide variety of systems and tools (Workday, Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

  • Experience providing metrics or reports that require keen attention to detail and numbers.

  • Experience handling sensitive and confidential information

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statues etc. which govern employment policies and practices

  • General knowledge of employment guidelines and practices

  • Ability to manage a high volume of tasks with little supervision

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and with the ability to multitask

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish/maintain excellent working relationships with business and people leaders at various levels in the organization

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment

  • High level of personal integrity and comfortable operating with ambiguity - capable of balancing good governance with high quality client service

  • Additional professional qualifications include, but not limited to:

  • Results oriented – has track record for taking ownership and accountability

  • Strong initiative and the ability to self-manage and multi-task

  • Team Player – recognizes the importance of relationship management and builds credibility through action and results

  • Customer Service oriented – high sense of urgency and professionalism

  • Strong organizational, analytical and management skills. Possess strong project management skills.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher’s unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life’s Potential.

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 here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid