Senior Mechanical Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri at Videojet

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: VID005354

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.


Mid to Senior Level Mechanical Engineer to join the R & D team in Belleville Illinois. This position will support the design and development of the next generation case coding and marking equipment.

Responsibilities include

Mechanical design, development and sustainment of Industrial case coding and marking products.

Systems may include

Enclosures   Sheet metal, molded, or other (Familiarity with IP rating helpful)

Ink systems, storage and delivery

Pneumatic components

Electro-mechanical integration PCBAs, displays, User interfaces

Integration of primary print mechanism

Design and construction of prototypes

Setup, and test of components, assemblies and prototype systems.

Testing and validation of final design units

Individual MUST be hands on

Creation and maintenance of all required CAD models, drawings, and documentation

Creator and owner of design documentation IE; dFMEAs, design descriptions and test specifications.

Provide on-going support for new and legacy products

Works closely with other functional groups, including Manufacturing, Quality, Marketing and Service

Works with suppliers to ensure manufacturability and to address technical issues.

Job Requirements



  • BSME 5-year minimum experience

  • Product design development experience

  • Proficient with CAD systems Solidworks preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Familiarity with basic fluid systems utilizing pumps, valves, regulators, etc.

  • Familiarity FMEA, Design of Experiments, and Problem-solving techniques

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical principles, theories and concepts in mechanical engineering and ability to employ sound project management.

  • Demonstrated capability to troubleshoot and improve mechanical and electromechanical systems using formal problem-solving methodology

  • Must be “hands on” and willing to spend significant time working in the Lab

  • Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, schematics and a strong test background are pluses

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 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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
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