Inkjet Development Engineer in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Videojet

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

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Job ID: VID003121

About Us

Videojet Technologies (a Danaher company) is the leading provider of product and case coding solutions to a wide range of industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. Our Uptime Peace of Mind® brand promise means Videojet listens to our customers’ needs and provides the right equipment, supplies and software combined for reliable performance. As the global coding and marking leader, Videojet has more than 275,000 units installed worldwide, coding on 20 billion products a year. Videojet’s full printer and supplies portfolio includes continuous ink jet, laser, thermal transfer, drop-on-demand ink jet and thermal inkjet printers and print and apply labellers.


We are currently seeking an Inkjet Development Engineer to join our team in Huntingdon, United Kingdom.


Purpose of the Position:

In this role you will be developing new sub-systems and products for industrial printing applications. Starting from the concept stage, the successful candidate will work in a team to develop working lab demonstrators, prototypes and ultimately products. We are seeking a candidate who will be comfortable with methodical hands on laboratory work, whilst having a solid grasp of the background technical theory. There is scope for leadership development within the role, making it equally appropriate for graduate entry applicants or established engineers. Although relevant ink jet experience is desirable, suitable qualified candidates looking to build a career in the industry will also be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, develop and test new ideas to working prototype and product stage.

  • Set up and performance of laboratory tests and experiments.

  • Creative problem solving and troubleshooting.

  • Working with external experts to develop key components and processes.

  • Attaining results by working collaboratively within a multi-disciplined team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Experience of working in a laboratory and designing experiments.

  • Analytical, evidence driven approach

  • Ability to apply engineering principles to get practical results.

  • Product development experience gained in a high tech industry R&D environment is desirable.

  • Familiarity with CAD packages such as Solidworks at a sufficient level to draught quick solutions and communicate ideas would be an advantage.

Job Requirements




  • Attitude, enthusiasm and energy to drive results

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people across all levels

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to work self-sufficiently and as part of a team

  • Proven problem solving ability

  • Effective at multi-tasking and working to tight deadlines

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree Qualified - Engineering discipline

  • Experience of working in an R&D / product development environment

  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Experience of project management tools & methodologies (desirable)

Reports to:                         R&D Manager

Location:                             Videojet Huntingdon Office

Why Videojet?

•             Videojet is a global organization of more than 3,200 professionals, dedicated to serving our customers through teamwork, cooperation, innovation and the continuous pursuit of excellence in all business.

•             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.

•             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 and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. We are a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue and our market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. We are ranked #152 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.


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