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Danaher Corporation Sr. Human Resources Business Partner in Bothell, Washington

POSITION SUMMARY:This role will provide HR partnership and leadership to the Bothell Cepheid Site through the development and implementation of HR initiatives focused on achieving business objectives. This position is both hands-on with an eye toward strategic impact and planning. You will leverage your expertise in the areas of HR such as change management, coaching/development of leaders, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, conflict management, and more.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:- Act as primary contact for employees and managers in assigned client group. Build a strong business relationship with the internal clients and stakeholders. Develop a strong understanding of the business. Proactively support the delivery of HR initiatives and processes. - Identify opportunities for HR strategic influence within client groups and set objectives in partnership with leaders accordingly- Effectively drive leadership development, management/employee coaching, and performance management- Collaborate with Cepheid’s HR community to identify needs and implement creative and effective solutions to positively impact the organization- Drive associate engagement, organizational and talent assessments and execute best practices for retention and performance management and leadership- Drive change management initiatives as well as anticipating the need for change and influencing before a crisis or inflection point arrives.- Provide guidance on, and help conduct, the investigation of complex complaints and concerns that could result in legal ramifications or organization exposure; assess the severity, involve appropriate individuals and facilitate appropriate action based on established practice.- Resolve employee relations issues through a systematic approach with clear documentation and follow through- Partner with Compensation on making recommendations for assigned groups on job creation/leveling for roles, review of relevant market data and subsequent communications/recommendations- Partner with Staffing to provide strategic staffing and recruitment consultation. May assist in identifying, interviewing and selecting qualified candidates for senior/critical positions- Consult on proposed promotions and help drive the annual focal review process.- Lead the development, rollout, and facilitation of employee training where needed- Actively identify areas for improvement (culturally, organizationally, process) and implement appropriate changesTRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:- Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on timeMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience (in years): - Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience- A minimum of 8 years of experience in a HR Business Partner role, with broad experience in management coaching, employee relations, recruiting, compensation, training, HR project management, and program implementationKnowledge and skills: - Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statutes, etc., which govern employment policies and practices and standards.- Thorough understanding and application of internal and external HR Principles, concepts, practices, and standards- Excellent planning and organization skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment- Experience in team building and team development- Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization- Experience developing corporate wide programs and initiatives supporting diverse business needs- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be articulate and persuasive communicator- Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues- Working knowledge of MS Office- Experience working with an HR database- Strong business acumenPREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:- 10 years’ experience in a HR Business Partner role- PHR or SPHR certification- Experience working with teams in Operations and or Manufacturing- Experience working with globally diverse teamsThe 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.

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Operating Company: Cepheid