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Regional Leader - NA Labor & Employee Relations Center of Excellence - Remote

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • Austin
    Remote

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or another related field
  • 7+ years of labor and employee relations experience in the U.S. with substantial responsibility in leading a variety of complex LER issues to conclusion including Human Resources investigations; individual separations for performance, misconduct, or the like; employee-medical accommodations, including leaves of absence; performance management, including performance-improvement plans, and other disciplinary action; and reductions-in-force, restructuring based separations, and other group terminations, etc.
  • At least 4+ total years of people leadership / management experience, including a minimum of 2 years managing remote-based employees within the last 4 years.
  • At least 4-years experience in managing, handling and executing employee relations investigations, particularly in a remote capacity, and preparation of appropriate documentation.
  • Experience with project and change management
  • Experience analyzing data, case trends, legal developments, and employee relations best process to develop solutions for managing and measuring program effectiveness and customer satisfaction.
  • Experience developing, improving, executing and scaling LER programs, workflows, standard work, and matter/resource governance.
  • It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
  • Legal background in employment law
  • Canadian labor and employee relations experience, particularly in the areas of Human Resources investigations, employee separations, employee medical or religious accommodations, performance management and disciplinary actions.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Include considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, monitor), and video calls.
  • May occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping.
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20 lbs.
  • Physical activity associate with business travel up to 20% of the year.

Responsibilities

  • Drive functional strategy for the NA LER COE in a matrixed environment, providing employee relations support to operating companies across the U.S. and Canada with their own cultures and policies.
  • Ensure that the LER COE NA team meets applicable operational, quality, and service level requirements within the core LER Pillars. Currently, the NA LER COE core pillars include Human Resources investigations, individual separations for performance, misconduct, or the like; employee-medical and religious accommodations, including leaves of absence; performance management, including performance-improvement plans, and other disciplinary action; and reductions-in-force, restructuring based separations, and other group terminations, etc.
  • Develop and proliferate scalable best practices, including use of workflows and process-oriented solutions to promote organizational effectiveness in LER service delivery, and effectively champion consistent and sustained adoption of Standard Work and best practice tools by the NA LER COE, HR organization and other stakeholders through leadership-influence, training and other methods.
  • Analyze case data to (i) improve LER service efficiencies and effectiveness based on metrics driven continuous improvement; (ii) identify trends and areas for additional education, process, or remedial action; and (iii) ensure achievement of applicable operational, quality, and service level requirements.
  • Lead a team of experienced, professional ER Specialists, with a balance of humility and gravitas, to ensure high performance and delivery of high-quality LER services and to foster each team member’s continued talent development and career growth
  • Manage a portfolio of assigned cases within the core pillars that have more significant sensitivity, complexity or risk.
  • Act as an escalation point for Human Resources and business clients, and other stakeholders on matters handled by the NA LER COE team, to develop a resolution consistent with the mission and vision of the LER COE, balancing business realities and priorities.

Helping Realize Life's Potential

Manufacturing & Electronics
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1969
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. A global network of more than 25 operating companies, we drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic industries through our operating companies in four strategic platforms: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Water Quality and Product Identification. The engine at the heart of our success is the Danaher Business System (DBS), a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth and leadership. Through the ingenuity of our people, the power of DBS and the impact of our meaningful technologies, we help realize life’s potential in ourselves and for those we serve.