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Danaher Corporation Director Diversity & Inclusion in Wood Dale, Illinois


Videojet Technologies 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.

Videojet has more than 325,000 printers installed worldwide. Our customers rely on Videojet products to print on over ten billion products daily. Customers sales, application service, and training support is provided by direct operation with over 4,000 team members, serving 135 countries. See more at http://bit.ly/VideojetGlobal

The position will ideally be based at Videojet’s global headquarters in Wood Dale, Illinois. However, it can be remote, if you are willing to travel and be in Wood Dale at least one week/month (besides other travels).


The Director, Diversity + Inclusion will bring thought leadership, a voice, vision, integrity, and people first philosophy to advance the diversity and inclusion efforts at Videojet. This position will be responsible for aligning and executing a cohesive approach that integrates new and existing corporate initiatives, policies, programs, systems and procedures that cultivate an environment where all can thrive.

A significant part of this role will be in assisting and promoting the development of training programs that improve associate understanding on inclusion issues. The Director D+I will have the breadth and depth of experiences and significant accomplishments to further advance D+I engagement across the organization, which include establishing methods for tracking progress, monitoring the success of programs as well as other actions that promote diversity throughout the company. Serve as advisor, counsel, and confidant to the leadership team.


  • Own the strategic development and execution of the overall D&I vision for Videojet in close partnership with the President, HR Leadership Team, Danaher D+I office and other key partners; aligning with key business and talent imperatives

  • Drive strategy through tangible actions; plans, build, sustain, and project momentum throughout the organization

  • Collaborate with and advise Senior Leaders to align functional business strategies with D&I Programming

  • Optimally communicate measurable outcomes of new and ongoing efforts, sharing Videojet’s progress related to our D&I ambition and inclusive culture

  • Support integration of D&I into key HR processes through consultation and partnership, including talent management, leadership development and people development

  • Lead key projects, reviews and initiatives to deliver change and improvements. Review and benchmark the internal and external environment, translating good practice into proposals that are aligned to HR and business goals

  • Ensure alignment with Videojet policies, practices and external regulatory expectations

  • Collaborate to ensure strong D&I focus within Corporate Social Responsibility, Supplier Diversity, and other marketplace-specific areas of opportunity

  • Partner with Danaher D+I office to share standard methodologies, support the Danaher Diversity vision and ensure all Danaher programs are appropriately cascaded throughout Videojet

  • Lead to develop and deploy effective internal and external communications and branding to influence participation and perceptions of Videojet as an employer of choice, committed to the attraction, retention and development of all

  • Partner with the platform and Danaher Talent Acquisition teams to help develop strategies and processes to help attract and recruit top talent

  • External Community: Establish robust external partnerships through participation on councils, conferences, task forces and professional affiliations as required to strengthen D&I solutions, perceptions and impact with Videojet and to external audiences

  • Using data analytics for root cause analysis, find opportunities for improvement and build solutions such as decisions on programming, people and leader interventions, talent development, training and learning opportunities, etc.


  • 5+ years combined HR and D+I experience with 2-3 years leading related D+I initiatives and programs in a corporate environment with proven understanding of culture integration including shared governance and respect for diverse views and opinions

  • Possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and understand the implications their actions and the HR function will have on the organizational demands of an evolving company

  • Has facilitated organizational change activities for organization to understand and ensure adoption of processes and behaviors

  • Undergraduate degree, MBA preferred

  • Ability to balance organizational change needs with organization readiness to ensure D&I strategy is both achievable and successful while stretching the organization to advance our D&I journey

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 25% of the time (up to 50% if remote)


Videojet is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance.


At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.


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 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 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.