Principal Electrical Engineer

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Wood Dale, IL, United States

Phone: 6145124215
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Principal Electrical Engineer


Wood Dale, IL 

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We are seeking a talented & dynamic individual to fill the position of Electrical Engineer in Wood Dale, Illinois. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organization. As a member of Videojet’s Sustaining Engineering function, the successful candidate will be responsible for designing, validating, and implementing Value Analysis Value Engineering (VAVE) solutions for reliability and cost improvements. 



  • Work cross-functionally to provide on time/on budget technical VAVE solutions
  • Determine specifications of legacy electronics, such as PCBs, circuits, cables, connectors
  • Evaluate the feasibility of VAVE ideas
  • Provide technical solutions to realize the project proposals
  • Design/evaluate cost-effective product changes
  • Create alternative lower cost solutions to legacy electronics
  • Develop test plans to validate design solutions
  • Verify designs through the use of lab testing, analysis, and simulation tools
  • Interact with manufacturing, procurement, tech support, and other engineering disciplines
  • Report to Engineering Manager with current project status



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • 15+ years engineering experience in product development or product maintenance of line
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with the following: digital circuits, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout, micro-processors, control systems, power supplier, and electromechanical interfaces
  • Knowledge and experience with regulatory/safety requirements and tests
  • Proven experience with a track record of quality-cost effective solutions
  • Experience with product change control
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a team-based environment
  • Excellent presentation skills to communicate with stake holders
  • Experience with electromechanical assemblies (pumps, solenoid valves, fans) is a plus


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.