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Vice President, CIO

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Danaher Corporation
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Wood Dale, IL 60399
Job Description


At first glance, you’ll see Danaher’s scale. Our 67,000 associates work across the globe at more than 20 unique operating companies within four platforms-life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification. Look again at the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and take risks with the support you need to be successful.

You’ll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where they’re headed next. You’ll find the Danaher Business System ( , which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust-our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.


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 400,000 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


The Chief Information Officer and reporting to the Chief Financial Officer will lead, prioritize and develop the organization’s Information Technology workstreams, positioning yourself as the true strategic digital partner of the organization, driving innovation and revenue-generating ideas throughout the business. The CIO will employ the organization’s technological capabilities, speed, and customer service to outperform our competitors, and be constantly evolving to groundbreaking digital strategy appropriate to our industry.

The CIO will find opportunities for improvement of our technology landscape, enable our critical initiatives and be a key change agent, able to influence and inspire their organization and business partners. Will work closely with Videojet, Danaher’s Product Identification Platform (comprised of 6 other companies) and Danaher Corporate IT leaders.

This position is based in Wood Dale, IL.


The CIO will primarily be responsible for aligning the IT roadmap to the Videojet strategic initiatives, ensuring the prioritization, risk management and leadership to deliver on the expected business results, as well as ensuring sustainment. He/she will provide global IT leadership by establishing the IT strategy, objectives, plans, and priorities that support the overall Videojet strategies. This leader must work closely with Videojet’s leadership and Corporate IT to ensure alignment of information technology with the business goals of the organization, as well as compliance with the Danaher IT standards.

The CIO will lead Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Infrastructure and Systems Development. The position reports into Videojet VP CFO.


+ Develop productive relationships with business leaders across the organization to influence the adoption of modern IT capabilities which enable new sources of value. Proactively lead business stakeholder expectations.

+ Develop, own, and execute an Information Technology strategy and roadmap to support the Digital needs of Videojet’s global business.

+ Provide guidance to establish information security function in terms of cyber-security and systems integrations with on-premise business systems.

+ Define and execute IT plans to deploy new systems, tools and technology and ensure smooth adoption of these deployments.

+ Continually evaluate new technology trends balancing the need for “enterprise ready” technology with a desire to innovate.

+ Develop and lead a high-performing team of IT professionals; develop a culture of engagement through coaching and mentoring; successfully translate business requirements into team deliverables, individual goals, and objectives.

+ Develop and deploy a governance and compliance model with key business and IT stakeholders to ensure IT meets the organization priorities in an agile manner.

+ Ensure stellar supplier management of all IT vendors and working with indirect procurement associates, negotiate effective contracts for software, services, and other tools.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business Administration; Master of Science or MBA is preferred or equivalent experience.

+ At least 10 years having overseen multiple functions within Information Technology including ERP, BI, CRM, Infrastructure and IT Services in a fast paced, global multi-site manufacturing or distribution setting.

+ Experience with Oracle EBS, MS Business Central and Salesforce applications.

+ Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.

+ Experience with implementation of information technology M&A integrations in a large division/company.

+ Strong functional skillset and ability to successfully impact business outcomes, driving the IT organization as enabler of the company’s strategic initiatives.

+ Successful track record of delivering enterprise solutions which automate processes and workflows built upon a deep understanding of Enterprise Systems, Business Intelligence, Sales and Service solutions, IT operations, and Digital IT strategy.

+ Ability to travel domestically and internationally according to business needs, perhaps as much as 20-40% of time in some periods.

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 ( 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 ( .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 to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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