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Danaher Corporation EHS Manager in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Who We Are!

Videojet Technologies (a Danaher Company) is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. We partner with customers in the consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceutical, and industrial goods industries to improve their efficiency, to protect and grow their brands, and to stay ahead of industry trends and regulations. We provide technology leadership in continuous ink jet (CIJ), thermal ink jet (TIJ), laser marking, thermal transfer overprinting (TTO), case coding and labeling, and wide array printing,

What We Value

We believe that real breakthroughs come from teams that think big and respect each other’s differences – different ideas, different perspectives, and different experiences. We encourage all voices to be heard, both internally as we collaborate and externally as we listen to our customers’ most pressing needs. And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.



Safety & IH

  • Ensures compliance with Videojet/ Danaher policies and procedures, along with all state, federal and local governmental EHS regulations. This includes written programs, record keeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, training and medical surveillance per guidelines. Maintain compliance with air and water permits. Perform required inspections and audits per permit requirements.

  • Experience working in a LEAN or continual improvement environment and ability to apply continual improvement concepts to EHS excellence.

  • Directs, develops and delivers environmental health and safety training programs to ensure employee’s knowledge, understanding and adherence to safety and environmental regulations pertaining to the operation of the facility.

  • Conduct regular walk-through's (Gemba) of the plant to look for unsafe acts, conditions and to coach and mentor associates.

  • Develops, implements and coordinates all Fire Prevention/Protection programs coordinating with FM Global. This includes all required training, record keeping, monitoring and reporting programs and results.

  • Review proposed new chemicals, chemical processes, equipment, machinery, new buildings, etc. with the use of the Management of Change process.

  • Coordinate incident investigations with effective root cause investigation and counter measure implementation.

  • Manages and Coordinates Worker’s Compensation and Return to Work Program with support from the site Human Resources department

  • Develops and executes actions to reduce and sustain the Danaher EHS risk assessment score(s).

  • Develops, implements and coordinates all Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomic activities.

  • Ensures all EHS issues identified during internal/external audits have corrective actions implemented and communicated in a timely manner.

  • Develop, implement and maintain site-specific programs that comply corporate policy and programs.

  • Complete monthly safety reports as directed by Manager, EHS Director or Danaher Corporate.

  • Manages and maintains ISO45001 Management System (2020 objective)

  • Complete risk assessments for jobs where duties, location, and/or equipment changes occur.

  • Lead EHS related kaizen events to drive improvements.

  • Manages EHS management programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.

  • Facilitate and lead Plant Safety and sub-team committees.

  • Requires focuses on leading EHS indicators to drive long term improvement goals including human behavior focus.


  • Manages and maintains ISO14001 Management System

  • Manage hazardous waste management program: documents, inspections, handling, storage and disposal.

  • Determines proper treatment, storage and/or disposal techniques and oversees scheduling of waste transportation and disposal with treatment, storage and disposal facilities.

  • Oversees emergency and response activities in the event of a serious emergency such as a fire, explosion or chemical spill.

  • Act as the facility's Emergency Coordinator and liaison with local emergency response personnel.

  • Collect information, complete, and submit regulatory required environmental reports (Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act Tier II, Stormwater, Clean Air Act, RCRA, CFC, Biennial Report, and 313 R reporting).

  • Prepare non-compliance notification for regulatory agencies and oversee corrective measures prescribed for non-compliance issues.

  • Prepare and submit wastewater compliance reports as required under the provisions of the wastewater pre-treatment permit.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. This position is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Leadership team.


  • BS degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, Sustainability, or other engineering or science focused field is required.

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of management experience in EHS, preferably in a manufacturing facility.

  • Associate/Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or other EHS related certification preferred.

  • Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting, manufacturing operations, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting and record keeping.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with a variety of people at various technical and management levels.

  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Internet)

  • Strong communication, leadership, presentation, training, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in time and project management

  • Ability to respond to emergencies as needed.

  • Experience with GENSUITE ™ or other EHS data management system experience preferred

  • ISO14001 - LEAD Auditor experience preferred

  • RCRA – Hazardous Waste Management Training

  • Some travel will be required for Benchmarking and Kaizen activities at other Danaher facilities

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.