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Danaher Corporation HR Generalist in Chicago, Illinois

The Human Resources Generalist will partner with people leaders and associates to provide HR services in a proactive and solution oriented manner aligned with the business strategy for assigned client groups.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Provide People Leaders support and coaching on Employee Relations issues including performance, discipline, conflict situations, including executing and documenting formal inquiries when appropriate.

  • Provide excellent customer service on general inquiries from associates regarding Leaves of Absence, tuition reimbursement, PTO/Bereavement/Jury Duty policies, employment verification, etc. Find the balance of directing associates to resources and providing them the answers directly.

  • Leads Onboarding for all US Associates including Workday readiness, required paperwork completion, coordination and support of hiring managers, and virtual or in-person orientation to the OpCo, Benefits, and general HR policies.

  • Serves as the US Wellness Champion. Using Danaher provided resources and content maintain and create programming that encourages wellness, fun, and engagement of all associates.

  • Support People Leaders during regular HR annual process cycles including Performance Reviews, Compensation planning, Succession Planning, and Goal/Objective Setting; proactively communicate, provide training, and coaching as needed.

  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in HR, Business Management, or related field AND 3 years of experience in HR

  • In lieu of 3 years of experience, Master’s Degree in HR and related internships.

  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Demonstrates confidence when interacting and coaching People Leaders

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency.

  • Proven ability to successfully tackle complex situations.

  • Has a continuous improvement mindset and approach to work; is consistently looking to make work and processes better. Experience with Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma a plus.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.