Executive Assistant (Product Identification Platform) in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 10/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: VID004442

About Us

Danaher’s Product Identification Platform is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Alltec Foba, Linx, Laetus and AVT, a group of technology companies dedicated to helping customers give products unique identities. Through innovative software and hardware solutions for marking and coding, color selection and communication, packaging development, management and production, and track and trace, the Product Identification companies are simplifying the packaging value chain for 90% of products produced around the world. Learn more at  https://youtu.be/yHiVmInmgNs 



Description

Danaher’s Product Identification Platform is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Alltec Foba, Linx, Laetus and AVT, a group of technology companies dedicated to helping customers give products unique identities. Through innovative software and hardware solutions for marking and coding, color selection and communication, packaging development, management and production, and track and trace, the Product Identification companies are simplifying the packaging value chain for 90% of products produced around the world. Learn more at  https://youtu.be/yHiVmInmgNs 


We are currently seeking a motivated, organized, team minded Executive Assistant to join the Platform team in Wood Dale, IL. The Executive Assistant will support the Platform Vice President of Human Resources and the Vice President of Business Development & Strategy.

YOUR ROLE 


The position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, technical skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and the initiative to work in a dynamic, fast-paced global environment. He/she should exhibit professionalism, solid judgment and discretion; should be proactive in anticipating and prioritizing business needs of the executives; must possess excellent time management skills, a productive approach toward work, and a strong sense of urgency. 


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Coordinating domestic and international travel; managing all details pertaining to reservations and itineraries, hotel reservations, ground transportation, documentation needed; 
  • Processing expense reports – T&E preparation and submission;
  • Manage and maintain calendar schedules; monitoring, updating, and prioritizing - utilizing good judgment and strong decision-making skills, preparing material for calls and meetings when needed and taking in consideration global time zones;
  • Schedule, coordinate, and confirm calls/meetings when needed, to include:
    • Reserve conference rooms
    • Set up equipment
    • Place catering orders
    • Initiate conference calls when necessary
  • Order supplies and equipment for designated practice area
  • Creating, formatting, consolidating PowerPoint presentations;
  • Consolidate information and putting together Excel reports;

Job Requirements



Qualifications

YOU SHOULD HAVE THIS WORK EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred .
  • Five or more years of experience managing an office or supporting 2 or more executives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Exceptional customer service and organizational skills.
  • The capability to respond to changing situations and be able to reprioritize work as necessary
  • A self-starter with the ability to problem-solve.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - this position requires interaction with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Advanced knowledge of office procedures and general office equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal partners and external contacts.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects in a fast-paced, changing environment.

WHAT IS IN THERE FOR YOU?
  • As part of the Danaher team, you'll learn and become highly skilled in the powerful Danaher Business System. 
  • At Danaher, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, we’re serious. 
  • Our business is growing, and we need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with us, you’ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, our common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things.  Come join our winning team.




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.