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Danaher Corporation Analytical Chemist in Wood Dale, 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 productivity, 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,

Videojet has more than 325,000 printers installed worldwide.  Our customers rely on Videojet products to print on over ten billion products daily. Customer sales, application, service, and training support is provided by direct operations with over 3,000 team members in 26 countries worldwide. In addition, the Videojet distribution network includes more than 400 distributors and OEMs, serving 135 countries.

You will work within Danaher’s Product Identification Platform, which is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Foba, Linx, Laetus and AVT, a group of technology companies dedicated to helping customers give products unique identities. Through innovative software and hardware solutions for marking and coding, color selection and communication, packaging development, management and production, and track and trace, the Product Identification companies are simplifying the packaging value chain for 90% of products produced around the world.

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.

We are currently seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our Ink Development team in Wood Dale IL.


The position is responsible for supporting new product development, ink manufacturing, maintenance of line and ink field escalations through analytical chemistry.

In your main role at Videojet, you will:

  • This position will entail approximately 50% instrumentation/50% bench work

  • Carry out research and development using a wide range of analytical instruments such as GC, IC, ICP, GPC, HPLC, FTIR, UV/Vis, Sed. Rate, Particle Size Analyzer.

  • Perform wet chemistry and calibrations on viscometer, pH, and resistivity meters.

  • Analyze/interpret data, and report/present results.

  • Develop new or modify existing analytical methods.

  • Maintain on time delivery and quality targets for sample analysis.

  • Accurately record, review, and enter analytical data into LIMS.

  • Maintain analytical instruments in good condition.

  • Participate in problem solving to resolve technical issues in NPD, MOL and Escalations.

Key Requirements:


  • B. S. degree in analytical chemistry

  • M.S. degree in analytical chemistry is preferred.

Prior Experiences:

  • At least 5 years of hands-on industrial experience in an analytical lab.

  • Hands-on experience on ink formulation analysis is a plus.

    Critical Success Factors for the Ideal Candidate Profile are:

  • Teamwork – can work effectively with others as part of a team.

  • Results oriented – is willing to work in the lab more than 70% of the time.

  • Communication – can effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.

  • Prioritization- ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

  • Documentation- ability to generate high quality reports and effectively analyze data.

  • Problem solving- ability to solve complex technical problems.

  • Leadership skills – engages others by asking for their input; seeks and provides help when needed.

Our offer

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

A career with [OPCO] 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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .


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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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.