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Danaher Corporation Director IT in Fellbach, Germany

If you thrive in making a positive impact on the world in a high-expectations environment where challenging the status quo and driving continuous improvement is the way of life - then we are the company for you. Make a difference - join us and contribute to our important work helping protect lives and the environment.

OTT HydroMet is a global leader in hydrology and meteorology sensors, stations, and intelligent networks. Our solutions provide valuable insights that help Water and Weather Experts protect lives, the environment and infrastructure. We serve customers worldwide with Sales and Service coverage in more than 90 countries and production facilities in the United States, Germany and The Netherlands. To achieve our ambitious goals, we hire diverse talent that shares our Core Value of “The Best Team Wins”. We invest in the development of our associates and provide them with opportunities for career advancement to help realize their full potential. Learn more about OTT HydroMet at www.otthydromet.com .

OTT HydroMet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology innovator and #160 on the list of Fortune 500 companies.


This position is responsible to design, develop and implement information technology (IT) solutions that meet the technology needs of the business in fulfilling their strategic objectives.


  • Create and lead diverse and inclusive teams that deliver results

  • Collaborate with other business leaders to develop and maintain an applications roadmap that progresses the strategy of the business

  • Perform application rationalization and consolidation of systems to improve business processes and eliminate waste

  • Ensure and sustain compliance with all regulations related to IT

  • Effectively complete required support for cybersecurity initiatives

  • Digitalize core business processes to gain labor capacity

  • Implement and use Danaher Business System (DBS) tools to drive sustainable process improvements

  • Work with IT and business teams on global standards and strategies

    Critical Competencies and Leadership Anchors :

  • Drives for results and is motivated by stretched targets

  • Possess a strong process development competence

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to effectively prioritize to get things done

  • Leads others to solve complex problems and take new points of view on existing solutions

  • Is comfortable working across multiple functions to develop and streamline cross-site processes

  • Understands how to motivate the team and to create an environment in which people want to do their best

  • Understands global business needs, anticipates future trends, implements improvement opportunities

  • Communicates effectively with multiple partners in a global environment

  • Drives and supports thoughtful work beyond the OpCo; harness global scale of Danaher & Water Quality Platform


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business-related field or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years proven experience in designing and supporting business applications

  • Strong functional and technical expertise in core business processes

  • 5+ years of proven experience in managing ERP projects, experience with InforLN is a plus

  • Solid understanding and experience in the use of Project Management tools

  • Strong social skills

  • Experience with DBS or a similar business improvement system preferred


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.At Danaher, 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.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.