Danaher Corporation Technician II (Formulation - GMP) - Days in Coralville, Iowa
Shift: Monday - Friday; 7:00A - 4:00P
The Technician II (Formulation - GMP) formulates custom oligonucleotides according to the customer’s specifications. This generally includes quantification, final packaging, and QC sampling of the products being made.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Uses automated and manual lab equipment accurately; including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final product
Utilizes stoichiometry to convert measurement units and creates custom solutions
Translates order requirements into a process to formulate oligos to the customer’s specifications
Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests
Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos
Maintains daily ship deadlines for all products
Maximizes automation for all processes
Incorporates new products and processes continuously
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Follows custom instructions outlined by Oligo Master Records or Manager Approved Process Flows
Keeps thorough records of specialized processes in the oligo process history
Organizes and handles customer-owned materials as well as non-standard reagent formulations
Handles expensive oligos and reagents
Prepares standard and custom shipping paperwork and labels
Associate’s (2 year) degree or comparable combination of education and experience required.
Bachelor’s (4 year) degree in a science-related field preferred.
- Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) required
- Skill of accurately delivering proper volumes when hand pipetting required
Other Job Qualifications
Strong attention to detail
Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per product
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals
Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
Ability to manage time and works independently
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management
Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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