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Danaher Corporation HR Representative in Sunnyvale, California


The HR Representative is at the heart of U.S. people transactions at Cepheid and their related systems, processes, and policies including onboarding and offboarding of associates and other programs covering the entire associate life cycle. This position will work with the global HR staff, including HR business partners, Talent Management team, and Talent Acquisition team, as well as with cross-functional partners like IT, Payroll, and Facilities teams. The HR Representative will have a passion for HR and continuous process improvement along with a customer-service orientation.


  • Act as first line of support for all inquiries from associates and managers regarding programs, policies, and procedures

  • Administer certain human resources policies and programs including tuition reimbursement program

  • Responsible for data entry in Workday system

  • Assist with collecting data and reporting for internal audits

  • Maintain accurate associate data in Workday including, but not limited to, new hire information, termination details of associates, updating organizational structure changes, job titles, salary increases, and other personnel-related data

  • Compile and format reports and data from Workday as needed

  • Responsible for new associate onboarding including conducting New Hire Orientation, processing new hire paperwork, background checks and I9s

  • Manage temporary worker process for client groups, onboard new temporary workers, and convert and/or extend workers as applicable

  • Ensure all processes are executed in accordance with government regulations (application of Federal, state and local labor laws)


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time


Education and Experience (in years):

  • High school diploma (or equivalent experience) with 5+ years of related work experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate complex information in a straightforward, understandable manner

  • Discreet in handling confidential/sensitive information

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, constantly evolving, team environment

  • Self-directed, detail-oriented, problem solver with strong critical thinking skills and ability to come up-to-speed rapidly

  • Exceptional customer service focus, including attention to producing quality results with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time and work efficiently

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient skill in using a variety of computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Workday system

  • Internal controls

  • Data entry and retention

  • Business processes and workflows

  • HR and compliance reporting

  • Process documentation

    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