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

Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • 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.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • 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.


  • 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.

At Danaher we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Danaher can provide.

The salary range for this role is $170,000-$200,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.



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