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Danaher Corporation HR Business Partner - Supporting Service EU MID (m/f/d) in Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany

2 year contract with opportunity to convert to permanent

This position is a key member of the Hach Global Human Resources team. This position partners with our Service team in Germany and Eastern Europe, providing a wide variety of critical human resource responsibilities include advising and guiding leaders and associates in core practices, providing information and advice around regulations, policies, and programs. The role provides general HR support in a proactive, results-oriented way that is aligned with our business strategy.

If you believe in creating something extraordinary, you’ll fit right in at Hach. You’ll find we’re always looking to improve. You’ll notice we believe that we can be better tomorrow than we are today. Some call it dedication, others call it drive, we call it passion. Hach is here to ensure water quality for people around the world. Want to join us in this mission? We are ready for your best. DIVE IN! HAVE IMPACT!

Essential duties and responsibilities:

This position serves as Human Resources Business Partner for the wider Hach Service organization in Germany and Eastern Europe. As the HR Business Partner, you will be the main point of contact for our associate human resources inquiries within these teams.

Support HR Leadership in the phases of the associate life cycle including, but not limited to:

  • Collaborate with others (e.g. Talent Acquisition team) on the external and internal recruitment process

  • Support ongoing training and development for the customer group and partner with the Learning and Development team

  • Partner with the internal customers on performance management

  • Engagement and Retention – partner with others to improve associate engagement, tracking progress on engagement and action planning; Regular coach and counsel managers in enhancing their own leadership skills, addressing concerns, and improving on opportunities to develop robust teams.

  • Collaboration with others to implement, improve, and utilize our talent development processes.

  • Ensure optimal relationships with our customers through strength in understanding and creating solutions to deliver the highest satisfaction levels for our diverse set of associates.

  • Work with HR Leadership on employee relations investigations and may collaborate with managers and legal counsel on outcomes and next steps.

  • Enter necessary employee data in HR systems in a timely, accurate manner. Assist in creating, changing and maintaining gender-neutral job descriptions.

  • Dedicated to innovation, inspiring teams to meet and exceed expectations.

  • Drives execution of temporary countermeasures to problems even before the root cause is determined to maintain customer satisfaction


  • Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of experience in an HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

  • 2+ years experience as a Human Resources Business Partner.

  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness to lead and engage effectively with experienced cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Possesses a problem-solving mentality.

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced and high-performing culture in an international environment.

  • Fluent in German language (preferably native speaking), proficient in English language, other European languages are welcomed

Required competencies include:

  • Accuracy, thoroughness and solid attention to detail

  • Courage to be honest and tact to establish relationships

  • Validated reliability and dependability

  • Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality

  • Able to identify and prioritize the tasks necessary to meet long- and short-term objectives and effective time management and multi-tasking abilities to achieve these objectives

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service skills, approachability, and sense of urgency

  • Receptive to coaching

  • Must have an innovative spirit and continuous improvement mentality

  • Ability to work independently while knowing when to raise situations as needed

  • Strong collaboration skills (communication, tone, messaging, execution, planning, ownership).

    Unser Angebot:

  • Eine vielseitige, kreative Aufgabe im wachsenden Zukunftsmarkt Wasser

  • Eine offene und freundliche Arbeitsatmosphäre in unserem dynamischen HACH Team

  • Eine internationale Arbeitsumgebung mit Menschen, die etwas bewegen wollen

  • Leistungsgerechte Bezahlung nach Tarif für die Metall- und Elektroindustrie

  • Flexible Arbeitszeiten bei einer 40 Stunden-Wochenarbeitszeit

  • Betriebliche Altersvorsorge Metallrente

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When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.