Executive Assistant (Product Identification Platform)

Danaher s Product Identification Platform is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Alltec 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. Learn more at https://youtu. be/yHiVmInmgNs

We are currently seeking a motivated, organized, team minded Executive Assistant to join the Platform team in Wood Dale, IL. The Executive Assistant will support the Platform Vice President of Human Resources and the Vice President of Business Development & Strategy.


The position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, technical skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and the initiative to work in a dynamic, fast-paced global environment. He/she should exhibit professionalism, solid judgment and discretion; should be proactive in anticipating and prioritizing business needs of the executives; must possess excellent time management skills, a productive approach toward work, and a strong sense of urgency.


  • Coordinating domestic and international travel; managing all details pertaining to reservations and itineraries, hotel reservations, ground transportation, documentation needed;
  • Processing expense reports T&E preparation and submission;
  • Manage and maintain calendar schedules; monitoring, updating, and prioritizing - utilizing good judgment and strong decision-making skills, preparing material for calls and meetings when needed and taking in consideration global time zones;
  • Schedule, coordinate, and confirm calls/meetings when needed, to include:
    • Reserve conference rooms
    • Set up equipment
    • Place catering orders
    • Initiate conference calls when necessary
  • Order supplies and equipment for designated practice area
  • Creating, formatting, consolidating PowerPoint presentations;
  • Consolidate information and putting together Excel reports;


  • Bachelor s degree in business or related field preferred .
  • Five or more years of experience managing an office or supporting 2 or more executives 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 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.
  • As part of the Danaher team, you'll learn and become highly skilled in the powerful Danaher Business System.
  • At Danaher, you ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. We re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, we re serious.
  • Our business is growing, and we need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with us, you ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, our common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things. Come join our winning team.

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