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Sea-Bird Scientific - Human Resources Director
Company: Hach
Location: Bellevue, WA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/19/2021
Expire Date: 05/19/2021
Job Categories: Employment Placement Agencies, Finance/Economics, Human Resources, Information Technology, Research & Development
Job Description
Sea-Bird Scientific - Human Resources Director

Wondering whats within Danaher? Take a closer look.

At first glance, youll see Danahers scale. Our 67,000 associates work across the globe at more than 20 unique operating companies within four platformslife sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification. Look again and youll see the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and take risks with the support you need to be successful. Youll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where theyre headed next. Youll find theDanaher Business System, which makes everything possible. Youll also see a company that investors trustour culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Danaher, at the heart of what we do, youll witness our shared purposehelping realize lifes potentialin action. Whether were enabling our customers to provide clean water, supporting a life-saving vaccine development, advancing a new instrument for cancer diagnosis, or ensuring product safety, our work helps improve millions of lives.

We hope youll see yourself here, too.What you find at Danaherand within yourself might just change the world.

Sea-Bird Scientific:

A wholly owned subsidiaryof the Water Platform ofDanaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR),Sea-Bird Scientific(www.seabird.com) is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.Sea-BirdScientificis the worlds largest developer and manufacturer of products for the measurement of salinity, temperature, pressure, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence, nutrients and related oceanographic parameters in marine waters. We offer products to support best-in-class oceanography and climate science. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working atSea-BirdScientificgives you access to a robust career development process and challenging stretch opportunities. Within Danaher,Sea-Bird Scientificis part of the Water platform group of businesses.Through strong customer partnerships, the water platform advances the quality and delivery of water. Want to help us in this mission?

Position Summary

Reporting to the Sea-Bird President, the HR Director will be the first point of contact for the HR department with regards to human resource topics, operations related matters, policies and procedures. The successful candidate will be excited to develop a career in Human Resources function in a global organization that embraces a culture of continuous learning. Our deeply embedded dedication to continuous improvement reminds us that we can keep learning, keep improving and keep striving for better. And we would love to have you on this journey with us!

Key responsibilities

  • Champion the company's values and culture partnering with business leaders, COE' s and HRBPs. Drive high quality execution of programs such as organizational planning, recruiting, diversity initiatives, talent development, compensation planning, performance management, health and wellness programs, communications and engagement.

  • Serve as a mentor and coach to the management team, developing into their trusted advisor

  • Work to raise the bar on recruiting and selection processes and skillets in the organization to attract and retain top talent, thus crafting a more diverse and inclusive environment

  • Partner with the Leadership Team and President to identify proficiency, knowledge and talent gaps and developing specific programs for the filling of the gaps and driving/developing the next generation of leadership

  • Ensure that performance standards are high across the company with well-understood rewards and consequences for good/poor performance

  • Develop followership and viewed as a true business partner, evidenced by being insightful to all employees, adding value beyond traditional human resource issues and being an outstanding mentor at all levels in the company

  • Drive appropriate culture change and improve engagement through creative, step change and well executed local initiatives. This will include implementing internal communication processes by which employees in the companies stay informed and can celebrate successes.

  • Coordinate all regional compensation and benefit programs to ensure competitive programs and local compliance

  • Shown expertise across the employee lifecycle. Specific areas of focus include: talent management, organizational efficiency, compensation & benefits, employee engagement, employee relations, project management, and process implementation

  • Develop processes, policies, and team into a robust HR function


  • Prospective candidates Director position will have a minimum of 5 years of human resource generalist experience and should be results-oriented and a fast learner that is keen to develop

  • They will be resilient and enjoy the multifaceted demands and day to day cut and thrust of a dynamic fast -moving company

  • Must be detail oriented and highly proficient at laying out a plan and then executing the plan within exacting timelines

  • The ideal candidate will have acquired at least part of his/her experience in a global, growth -oriented company with a dedication to HR methodologies

  • Broad understanding of the technical and functional components of human resources. These include: employment law, compliance, compensation, employee relations, recruiting, talent management, absence management, organizational planning, leadership development, mentoring and training.

  • Strong talent management experience (or potential) -- this person will advise and own the activities related to recruiting, training and development, retention and compensation for the region. In partnership with the Recruiting Director, will develop a clear goal of generating a talent pipeline that includes the identification, development and retention of high potential talent

  • It is important that prospective candidates possess strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Also, understanding the implications their actions within HR will have on the strategic, financial, and organizational demands of an evolving and highly profitable company are key.

  • Acquisition/integration experience is nice to have

  • Hands-on approach evidenced by a track record of tackling challenging projects personally and succeeding

  • Ability / potential to drive a continuous improvement culture across the region

  • Travel to other locations will be required at times

At Danaher, were driven by a sense of wonder for what we can createand what we can become. Here, youll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. Youll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization.

If youd like to learn more, read stories from our associates on ourCareers Blogorreach out to one of our recruiters.

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.

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