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Danaher Corporation Executive Assistant in Wood Dale, Illinois

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.

We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our team in Wood Dale IL!

Provide executive support to our SVP Global Commercial Functions, NSEA and Global Operations, VP Global R&D, VP Global Service, and VP Global Marketing through calendar management, travel planning, meeting and event coordination, expense reporting, drafting and editing communications, and preparing and editing spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and other documents as needed.


Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned. Working under minimal supervision, the Executive Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Managing calendars

  • Greeting and directing visitors and answering telephones, taking messages and recognizing top priority calls.

  • Coordinating internal and external meetings and conferences

  • Arranging both domestic and international travel schedules

  • Processing expense reports

  • Preparing spreadsheets, memos, documentation, presentations and reports utilizing MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Administration and uploading of data into SharePoint

  • Drafting correspondence and ensuring follow-up.

  • Interfacing with high level internal and external contacts

  • Prioritizing and organizing tasks and information

  • Acting as contact when staff is unreachable

  • Maintaining files and records as necessary


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Five or more years of experience managing an office or supporting an executive in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional customer service and organizational skills

  • The capability to respond to changing situations and be able to reprioritize work as necessary

  • A self-starter with the ability to problem-solve

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - this position requires interaction with individuals at all levels within the organization

  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information

  • Advanced knowledge of office procedures and general office equipment

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal partners and external contacts

  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Ability to exercise judgment within general defined practices and policies in deciding problems and solutions.

Why Videojet?

  • Videojet is a global organization of more than 3,200 professionals, dedicated to serving our customers through teamwork, cooperation, innovation and the continuous pursuit of excellence in all business.

  • We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities for those who seek a challenging, fast-paced, results-oriented environment where personal contributions are recognized and rewarded.

  • As part of the Danaher team, you'll learn and become highly skilled in the powerful Danaher Business System. You'll have the opportunity to work with a premier management team that takes the professional development of Videojet and Danaher associates very seriously. You'll find that Danaher's broad range of products and services makes it possible for us to offer a variety of meaningful, challenging career opportunities working in our diverse business groups.

Videojet Technologies Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.