Technical Trainer in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 6/21/2019

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Job ID: VID005319

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.


Purpose of the Position -

  • Primary role: develop and deliver product training (technical and sales) to customers, distributors, and internal employees.

  • Key Responsibilities 

  • Acquire and maintain technical expertise on a minimum of 3 product families employing different coding and marking technologies and become certified on 2 technologies within 5 months and a third within 7 months.
  • Present extended technical training programs at Videojet facilities and/or at designated customer sites to audiences of up to 15 customer students, distributors, and/or internal employees in support of new and current products.
  • Develop and deliver technical and sales training curriculum in a computer-based and/or classroom environment during new product development efforts
  • Support international training initiatives as required.
  • Apply DBS (lean) processes to improve the quality, delivery, and cost of training offerings.
  • Maintain a training facility in a high state of readiness
  • Attain necessary skill set on assigned products to perform (if called upon) in the capacity and at a level commensurate with current Technical Support Resources.


  • Reports to: Manager, Technical and Sales Training
  • Key Relationships: Tactical and operational support from Training Coordinator, Technical Instructors, Product Manager(s), Field Service Directors, Field Service Managers and Technical Support SME’s
  • Subordinate Staff: None
  • Key Competencies (rank ordered)

  • Superior presentation skills.
  • Continuous improvement focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to function productively while working with and mentoring persons of widely varying backgrounds and educational levels.
  • Strong computer skills including computer hardware and networking.
  • Proven ability to learn hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and computer systems. Familiar with basic electronics and chemistry.
  • Ability to revise existing curriculum in order to improve training quality.
  • Ability to develop and deliver new training curriculum to coincide with and support the development of new product identification technologies.

    Job Requirements


    Experiences/Attributes (rank ordered)

  • Has 2-3 years teaching or training experience in a technical environment.
  • Has demonstrated the ability to develop and deliver presentations to diverse audiences within a corporate or academic environment.
  • Has proven ability to deliver results within a cross-functional team and attain stretch goals.
  • Has developed curriculum and administered a training program within a corporate or academic environment.
  • Has experience in the repair, maintenance, installation and/or supervision of hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, and / or computer systems.
  • Has familiarity with lean tools and understands their applicability to academic processes.


    • BS / BA or equivalent experience
    • First Year Expectations 

    • Attain technical expertise within a minimum three of the company’s core product identification technologies.
    • Attain certification to teach a minimum three product lines.
    • Deliver 30+ training courses to customers, distributors, and internal employees.
    • Administer one of the department’s training programs as "lead instructor".
    • Approximately 25% travel (1 week per month) is probable. 
    •  Why Is This an Attractive Opportunity

      • Highly visible position in the core of a growth platform for a Fortune 200 company
      • Opportunity to gain exposure to "world class" management systems
      • High performance culture and peer group
      • Excellent work / office environment in a Chicago suburb

          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.
          Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.