Engineering Manager - VAVE

Videojet Technologies - Wood Dale, IL (30+ days ago)3.6

Engineering Manager - VAVE - VID004314
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 is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organization. As a member of Videojet’s Sustaining Engineering function, the successful candidate will be responsible managing a team to implement Value Analysis Value Engineering (VAVE) solutions for reliability and cost improvements.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellent leadership and management skills, project management skills, the ability to problem-solve, a high-sense of urgency, and the aptitude to work effectively in a team-environment


Manage and direct team to ensure timely and effective delivery of solutions into production

Plan and deploy engineering resources appropriately to execute projects

Review and approve project strategies and schedules for VAVE projects

Continuously improve team productivity as measured by Quality, Delivery, and Cost.

Interact with manufacturing, procurement, tech support, and as well as outside suppliers on a global basis.

Coordinate, monitor, and provide guidance on projects for a remote international team.

Communicate strategies, action plans, results, and issues to Engineering Director, as well as to Senior Management

Utilize appropriate Danaher Business Systems tools, such as Visual Project Management, Daily Management, and Speed Design Review

Mentor associates and foster a learning and growth environment.

Perform administrative managerial duties for up to 10 direct and indirect reports


A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline. Master’s degree with management focus a plus (ie. MBA, MEM, MPD).

10+ years engineering experience in product development or product maintenance of line. Previous experience with VAVE is a plus

3+ years of experience as a technical project manager or project lead for an industrial product

Proven ability to lead a team of direct and indirect reports to deliver results in a metrics-driven environment, with a track record of on-time delivery. Collaboration and issue-resolution with both internal and external stakeholders a plus.

Demonstrated ability to communicate project information (plans, results, conclusions) both verbally and visually.

Proven skills with project management tools and methodologies, product development lifecycle, and problem solving.

Experience working with manufacturing teams in China a plus

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated thorough knowledge and experience with the following:

Small-to-medium electromechanical industrial equipment. Equipment with such components as pumps, filters, fans, motors, and valves is highly desired.

Mechanical machine design using plastics and metals. Injection molding of plastics and sheet metal fabrication a plus.

3D design using Solidworks.

Engineering drawings, including tolerancing with G D & T, plus Tolerance Stack-up.

Design consideration and evaluation of plastic and metal material chemical compatibility.

Experience with processes such as product change control, Root Cause Analysis, NPD, SOPs.

International travel up to 10% of the time could be required

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


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.

: Videojet Technologies
Job Function
: Engineering
Primary Location
: North America-North America-United States-IL-Wood Dale
: Full-time