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Danaher Corporation NA Contracts Manager in Sturtevant, Wisconsin

North America Contracts Manager

Who We Are

Videojet Technologies (a Danaher company) is the leading provider of product and case coding solutions to a wide range of industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. Our Uptime Peace of Mind® brand promise means Videojet listens to our customers’ needs and provides the right equipment, supplies and software combined for reliable performance. As the global coding and marking leader, Videojet has more than 275,000 units installed worldwide, coding on 20 billion products a year. Videojet’s full printer and supplies portfolio includes continuous ink jet, laser, thermal transfer, drop-on-demand ink jet and thermal inkjet printers and print and apply labelers.

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.

Our ideal NA Contracts Manager will

Provides effective legal counsel or support in legal activities for OpCo, Segment, or Group. Counsel activities include training, negotiations, litigation, reviews, as well as the creation and maintenance of legal housekeeping processes, and the management of outside counsel.

In your main role at Videojet Technologies you will:

  • Review, negotiate and provide overall management of commercial contracts (including terms & conditions, master purchase agreements, service agreements, supply agreements, NDAs, etc) for Videojet's North America business (supporting both the sales and service procurement organizations.

  • Negotiate routine agreements directly with customers and suppliers (with limited supervision of the legal department) and will escalate and work with company attorneys on more complex agreements.

  • Be responsible for helping to maintain the Legal Department's contract management database and running reports and interpreting data extracted from same

  • Have significant interaction with the Sales, Service, Finance, Customer Service, Procurement and other functions to help ensure cross-functional review of agreements, where necessary, and to drive quick turnaround of agreements.

  • Collaborate in cross-functional reviews of vendor questionnaires, codes of conduct, RFQs, requests for Certificates of Insurance and other legal documents.

Critical Success Factors for the Ideal Candidate Profile are:

  • This role requires a highly motivated individual who is accustom to a fast-paced environment and very high volume!

  • Positive attitude, teamwork, and strong project management skills to be able to move and track multiple projects to completion

  • Coming in, it will be very important for the Contracts Manager to quickly gain a solid understanding of Videojet’s business to be able to effectively perform the responsibilities

Your Education and/or Background Experience will have:

  • Minimum 7+ years experience reviewing and negotiating both commercial contracts supporting both sales and procurement organizations

  • Bachelor’s degree and a paralegal certificate preferred

  • Videojet very frequently works from customer/supplier paper, so it's important that individuals applying for this role are accustomed to doing highly customized reviews that are not based on in-house templates

Our offer

  • Offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Health /medical benefits

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 9 paid holidays and 2 floating

  • Paid vacation- accrual starts immediate upon hire

  • 401k plus company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • New Hire Referral bonus program

We grow talent; we give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths. Videojet is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek innovation, growth and opportunity.

A career with Videojet will push you and challenge you, providing growth opportunities and the

prospects to advance your career.

If you are a driven high achiever, you will work with committed, like-minded people, giving you the

support to reach your full potential.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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