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HR Manager in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job ID: VID004344

About Us

Videojet Technologies, Inc. is the global leader in the manufacturing of coding, printing and marking products. This high technology product prints variable information, such as expiration dates on grocery products, packaged goods, pharmaceuticals or catalogues. As the market share leader, we have operations in over 30 countries with 2600 employees worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (, Videojet is the core of the $800 million Product Identification Platform. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at Videojet, gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.


Videojet Technologies is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. 

This fast growing, commercially focused and dynamic market leader is looking for a high potential early career Human Resources Manager to join our Human Resources team in Wood Dale IL as an individual contributor.  

The HR Manager will act as a Business Partner and work with business leaders and associates to provide HR services in a proactive and solution oriented manner, aligned with the business strategy for assigned client groups.   The HR Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and active support to assigned client functions at Videojet (approximately 200 associates).

Your responsibilities will include

  • Talent Acquisition (20%): Initiate the recruitment process for assigned client group(s).  Duties include understanding staffing needs, vetting specifications of various roles, acting as point-person for requisition approval process, interviewing, creating and receiving approvals of equitable offers, and on-boarding plans of new hires.  Assist managers in writing and maintaining job descriptions. 
  • Talent Development (20%): Drive identified staffing actions for assigned client groups, consult with and train management to create associate development and succession plans to improve bench strength and achieve Talent Review objectives.
  • Performance Management (20%): Establish and drive applicable goals and competencies aligned with the Performance Management process.  Work with managers and associates to identify and address performance related issues. Provide coaching and support to managers on corrective action items including performance improvement plans and discipline issues.
  • Associate Relations (15%): Apply conflict management and communication skills to facilitate resolution when associate-to-associate or manager-to-associate conflict arises.  Investigate (interview, gather evidence, consult legal) allegations of employee misconduct including harassment, discrimination, etc.  Guide management on disciplinary and termination procedures.  Engage HRBP as needed for advice and counsel.
  • Training (15%): Identify training needs in the organization in conjunction with the HR team.  Train associates and managers on various different content (i.e. performance process, development process, benefits, new hire orientation, leadership). 
  • Compensation (5%): Analyze and understand compensation programs for assigned client groups including annual merit review and incentive programs. Benchmark external salary data for competitiveness and ensure equity across the organization.  Ensure proper system administration of compensation process and records (e.g. grade changes, promotions, salary changes, etc.).  Coordinate, review and submit for final approval merit pay plans and annual incentive plans.
  • General Support (5%): Perform timely exit interviews and record data to be analyzed for retention purposes.  Coordinate unemployment responses.

Job Requirements


You should have - Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in HR, Business Management or other related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree or Professional HR certification preferred.
  • 5-7 years’ experience HR administration in a high growth, changing environment with a solid track record of successfully implementing HR programs and initiatives.
  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote).
  • Experience using Workday HRIS Software & Taleo application tracking system is desired.

You will show these qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Executive presence required for effective interactions with senior members of the leadership team  
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency.
  • Proven ability to successfully tackle complex situations.

Why Videojet? What is in there for you?
  • We are one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation & Chicago Award Winner for 2017 & 2018.
  • We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities for those who seek a challenging, fast-paced, results-oriented environment where personal contributions are recognized and rewarded.
  • As part of the Danaher team, you'll learn and become highly skilled in the powerful Danaher Business System. 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.