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Engineering Manager - Sustaining Product Maintenance Of Line (MOL) in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 2/9/2019

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Job ID: VID004626

About Us

We invite you to Imprint the WORLDTM on an exciting journey of continuous improvement! Every day, 4,000+ associates in over 38 countries work together to achieve amazing results as One Videojet. From freshness dating to track and trace coding, Videojet technologies help ensure products sold across the globe are authentic and safe for consumers to use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial marketplaces.

As a global leader in the marking and coding industry, our continued growth brings an opportunity for you to chart the course and drive your own career success. As a Videojet associate you will:
• ENGAGE in bringing consumer brands to market globally.   
• DRIVE results with the Danaher Business System (DBS). 
• REALIZE your potential! 


Position Summary
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organization.  As a member of Videojet’s Sustaining Engineering function, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing an engineering team to ensure continued sustainment of product lines.

The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership skiills, project management skills, the ability to problem-solve, a high-sense of urgency, and the aptitude to work effectively in a team-environment

• Manage engineering resources to implement product design changes
• Manage additions to and prioritization of project list 
• Ensure timely and effective delivery of solutions into production
• Design/Evaluate cost-effective product changes
• Interact with manufacturing, procurement, tech support, and as well as outside suppliers
• Perform administrative managerial duties for up to 8 direct reports
• Mentor associates and foster a learning and growth environment
• Utilize Danaher Business Systems tools for Project management, such as Visual Project Management, Daily Management, and Speed Design Review

Job Requirements


• A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline.  Master’s degree is a plus.
• 5+ years engineering experience in product development or product maintenance of line.
• 3+ years of experience as a technical project manager or project lead for an industrial product
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a team-based environment, with a track record of on-time delivery.  Collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders a plus.
• Demonstrated skills with project management tools and methodologies, product development lifecycle, and problem solving. Experience with Daily Management and Visual Management
• Proven ability to communicate project information (plans, results, conclusions) both verbally and visually.
• Demonstrated leadership skills interacting with teams; direct and indirect reports a plus
• The ideal candidate will have demonstrated thorough knowledge and experience with the following: 
- Small-to-medium electromechanical industrial equipment.  Equipment with such components as pumps, filters, fans, motors, and valves is highly desired.  
- Mechanical machine design using plastics and metals.  Injection molding of plastics and sheet metal fabrication a plus.
- 3D design using Solidworks.
- Engineering drawings, including tolerancing with G D & T, plus Tolerance Stack-up.
- Design consideration and evaluation of plastic and metal material chemical compatibility.
- Experience with processes such as product change control, Root Cause Analysis, NPD, SOPs.
• International travel up to 10% of the time could be required

Videojet Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges, and improving quality of life around the world. 

Videojet is part of a global family of 20+ operating companies who drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. With operating companies based around the world – our groundbreaking  businesses operate across four strategic platforms:
• Product Identification
• Water Quality
• Dental
• Life Sciences & Diagnostics

We are proud to say that we’re a Fortune 150 company of 59,000 dedicated associates who are Helping Realize Life’s Potential every day by bringing our diverse skills, backgrounds and perspectives together to make a  difference.