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Global Strategy Analyst ( Finance Background Required ) in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: VID004625

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! 



This position will provide quantitative support, market understanding and a strategic perspective to the Business Management and Product Planning teams.  As a data-loving member of the team, the incumbent will serve as an analytics expert, using numbers to develop insight regarding business performance and help Videojet make better decisions. The incumbent will need to interact closely with global product and business leaders to marry the data with the market context in order to weave stories with meaningful insight to make critical recommendations for others both within and outside of the department.  As a self-starter, he/she will develop / evolve Standard Work regarding measuring product performance and equally enjoy the detective work needed to extract the story from the numbers as well as communicating the findings to others throughout the organization.


• Perform data analysis and standard work for monthly Ops/PD reviews, including Product Scorecard, Spotlight scorecard, NPD scorecard, etc.

• Create/maintain install base and entitlement analysis model for all technologies … use as foundation for business scenario analysis, provides a market backed view on what a winning business should look like.

• Support Quarterly SIR via a comprehensive competitive analysis across technologies and key competitors.  Become a central information hub on competitor intel - each key competitor’s business model, GTM approach, financials, install base, ASP, distributors, IP, etc. both globally and in each major region/market.  

• Conduct data analysis to make business recommendations (forecasting, price realization, data support for PSP development, etc.).

• Deliver effective presentations of findings and recommendations to multiple levels of stakeholders, creating visual displays of quantitative information.

• Develop and automate reports, interactively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs.

• Development and modeling of analysis which provides root cause of variances.

• Prepare ad hoc analysis and variance reports as required, making extensive use of PC tools as HFM, Business Intelligence (BI) and Excel.

• Lead and assist in the continuous improvement, development, modification and implementation of financial systems as necessary.  This includes learning and using DBS tools.

• Assist in month end reporting and forecasting requirements as required and provide backup on P&L and working capital responsibility reporting.

• Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to understand their business needs, formulate and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering, analysis, recommendations (including next steps), as well as any ongoing deliverables and presentations.

• Develop comprehensive understanding of Videojet’s data, metrics and systems, advocating for changes where needed, to improve our ability to make fact-based business decisions.

Job Requirements



• Minimum of 6 years relevant experience in sales, marketing, and/or business management /consulting roles that have included quantitative analysis.

• Strong analytical background and highly computer literate (especially in Oracle, SFDC, MS Office).

• Passion to win – winning is beating the competition and growing VJ sales and margins.

• MBA preferred, in a relevant field of interest (Business, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics).

• Self-starter – takes initiatives, persistent, resourceful, and highly dependable/committed to delivering tangible results.

• Demonstrated track record of analyzing large amounts of data and ability to summarize it into reasonable and actionable information.

• Ability to recognize effective system setups to maximize user requirements, system simplicity, and minimize future maintenance.

• Strong financial and analytical skills and a working knowledge of Oracle and SFDC business and sales support systems.

• Proficiency in quickly and accurately modeling/presenting financial data in a manner that communicates valuable information to management.

• Ability to solve complex problems quantitatively and develop clear, data-driven business hypotheses and recommendations. 

• Ability to work successfully with both business, financial and IT teams across the organization.

• Inclination and ability to listen to various stakeholders (e.g., customers, Sales) and generate actionable insights.

• Highly objective, “confronts the brutal facts” and uses data to thoughtfully and collaboratively challenge business leaders in discussions on how to improve product performance.

• Ability to strive for continuous improvement in critical processes.

• Communication skills and appropriate executive presence required for effective interactions with senior members of our sales team and customer base .

• Successfully deliver results while quickly adapting to changing priorities and unforeseen challenges.

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.