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Danaher Corporation Executive Assistant in Port Washington, New York

Find what drives you on a team with a more than 70-year history of discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our products serve a wide range of markets, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. For the exponentially curious, Pall is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact on the world.

Pall is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

If you thrive in making a difference in a demanding environment where the status quo is challenged day in and day out - then we are the organization for you! We are seeking an Executive Assistant who will work closely with the leadership of Pall Industrial to advance strategic priorities that will position the organization for long-term growth. This person has a seat at the table on the Pall Industrial leadership team to help build a winning culture, drive associate engagement, improve internal communication and lead key projects. The successful candidate will partner with the Leadership team to drive productivity gains and ensure alignment to strategic priorities in coordinating approvals, schedules, events, email, travel itineraries, and presentations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide thought partnership and general support to the Pall Industrial Leadership Team

  • Ensure strategic alignment and productivity of the team's time by creating calendar priorities, email responses, clear expectations for schedules, events, and efficient global travel plans and itineraries

  • Lead Pall Industrial Leadership Team’s direct reports in prioritizing discussion topics and decisions to be made at global staff and other key meetings

  • Drive faster decision-making and feedback by creating, communicating, and executing efficient approval processes and workflows

  • Identify and lead key initiatives to improve associate engagement, internal communications, and influence other department and company-wide focus areas

  • Plan and execute team building, training, and other events that will reinforce a diverse, inclusive culture and build the skill set of associates across Pall Industrial and Danaher

  • Partner with executive support staff across Business Units to drive continuous process improvement, collaboration and backup support as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of proven administrative support experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred

  • Impeccable accuracy and attention to detail in formatting, writing and proofreading

  • Experienced with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. MS Teams- preferred; with knowledge of ERP-SAP and Lotus

  • Proficiency in time and project management; able to handle multiple priorities with speed and accuracy

  • Capability to work extended hours on a periodic basis, including the potential for occasional overnight travel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; successful candidate will interface with Board members, senior management, and senior members of management at third parties; will be expected to prepare written communications on behalf of executive

  • Ability to prioritize and work with, and for, diverse customers with varying leadership styles

Key Competencies

  • Confidentiality: Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality

  • Agility: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

  • Results-oriented: High sense of urgency is critical

  • Independence: Able to deal with ambiguity and make progress with little direction

  • Reliability: Consistent – in how the gets work done, attendance, and personal demeanor

  • People-oriented: Act as culture champion, driving internal and external awareness of company values, people, history, achievements, benefits, and future opportunities

  • Accuracy: Delivering on commitments on time with attention to detail

  • Problem Solver: Track record of ‘investigation mindset’ digging into details to find root cause with ability to resolve and implement countermeasures

  • Efficiency: Ability to find ways to accomplish work in a short a period while taking initiative to explore creative ways to enable productivity of direct supervisor

  • Coachability: Receives feedback and adjusts with learning and growth

  • Professionalism: Always present a professional demeanor, whether dealing with internal Danaher associates or external contacts

  • Courage: Stands up and provides a different perspective to senior leaders, even when perspectives differ

  • Positivity: Is resilient through challenges, sees opportunities where others see roadblocks, maintains perspective and perseveres

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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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) .

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