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Danaher Corporation OEM Project Manager in Wood Dale, Illinois

Project Manager - Value Analysis Value Engineering (VAVE)

This is us!

Videojet Technologies, Inc. is the global leader in the manufacturing of coding, printing and marking products. This high technology product prints variable information, such as expiration dates on grocery products, packaged goods, pharmaceuticals or catalogs. As the market share leader, we have operations in over 30 countries with 2600 employees worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (www.danaher.com), Videojet is the core of the $800 million Product Identification Platform. We offer an ambitious environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at Videojet, gives you access to a robust career development process and exciting, “stretch” opportunities.

Our core values

We empower creativity and non-traditional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately builds a driven advantage in the markets we serve.

And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

The PROJECT MANAGER - VAVE is an outstanding opportunity to

Contribute in a meaningful way to Videojet’s bottom line by executing Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VAVE) projects to achieve total cost improvement goals

In this role, the PROJECT MANAGER - VAVE will …

  • Develop and execute annual project plan with Preferred suppliers to ensure VAVE year over year cost improvement goals are met.

  • Ensure engagement of cross functional and regional partners’ participation in the VAVE process – including R&D, Product Management, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Procurement and Finance.

  • Lead execution of VAVE project management including development and execution of actions plans and project tracking with project management such as visual management.

  • Lead internal and supplier VAVE workshops to identify cost savings opportunities and eliminate waste using tools such as the VAVE process and value stream mapping.

  • Conduct product teardowns and benchmark analysis of competitive products.

We are looking for a professional who is:

  • Motivated and Driven – to focus and advise their energy and efforts towards achieving success.

  • Savings Orientated – focused and driven by the challenge of developing new savings opportunities.

  • Phenomenal teammate – seek problems and approach work with innovation at the forefront of their mind.

  • Team Player – relationship savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

  • Customer-Oriented Doer - build dedication and trust through strong work ethics and customer-focused demeanor.

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • 5 + years experience in an industrial/supply chain environment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain/Project Management.

  • Experience and exposure in Design for Manufacturing and Should Cost tools.

  • History of success with delivering cost improvement projects.

  • Has worked on total cost of ownership models.

Our offer

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and collaboration is very important.

It's a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will work in a leading global company, with a Manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself.

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. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference

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) .

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) .

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