Leica Microsystems

(Senior) HR Business Partner (f/m/d)

Leica Microsystems

Braunfels Altenkirchen

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Leica Microsystems is one of the market leaders in the fields of microscopy, imaging, and analysis. We reveal the invisible and empower our customers to create a better and healthier world. Together with our customers, we transform scientific discovery. We empower surgeons to take well-informed decisions in life-changing procedures. We enable users to gain insights which help answer key questions concerning development and engineering. All of this is achieved with the combination of cutting-edge microscopes and AI-based image analysis.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

We currently offer a position as Human Resources Business Partner in our office in Wetzlar which will be hybrid. ****

In alternative the person can be based at our location in Mannheim, but must take in consideration to travel once per week to Wetzlar.

Come join a fantastic team! As the HR Business Partner for our DACH commercial and EMEA Service teams you will serve as an advisor and counsel to assigned functions to help your client group to achieve their business goals through effective HR strategy and provide guidance as needed for effective decision making.


  • Pro-actively assist, advise managers on all day-to-day Human Resource topics, in accordance with employment law, local best practice, HR policies and DHR processes

  • Coach managers in your client group to have the best and diverse organization aligned with business strategy ensuring robust succession plans in place for key roles, strong development plan for key talents with right opportunities, monitoring of all KPIs of HR function (retention, Internal fill rate, diversity, engagement)

  • Represent company on the application and interpretation of HR processes & policies and is available for all associates for any sensitive matter. Ensuring the annual Performance appraisal scheme and annual Development scheme takes place with rigor to ensure the continued development of employees

  • Support and coach Managers to attract best and diverse candidates, support onboarding, terminations, transfers, employee relations, policies, standard work, and audits

  • Working with the HR Coordinator and wider HR delivery team to implement contractual changes and updates, ensuring timely completion in line with payroll deadlines


  • Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a behavioral science

  • Experience as an HR Generalist / HR Advisor/ HR Business Partner or HR project with appetite for business support (commercial & Service)

  • Experience supporting managers & employees or HR projects across countries

  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment

  • Fluent German and English, in written and in spoken

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


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: Jetzt bewerben!

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment?

Do apply online - we are looking forward to your application!

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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