Danaher Corporation Technician II (Quality Control - HQC) - Weekend Days in Coralville, Iowa
IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.
IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
Job Title: Technician II (Quality Control - HQC)
Location: Coralville, IA
Shift: Weekend Days (Friday/Saturday/Sunday 7:00am - 8:00pm)
The Technician II (Quality Control - HQC) ensures the quality of processes and products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies.
Analyzes data and information for quality, consistency, and accuracy
Uses a variety of analytical and sample handling equipment
Maintains accurate and detailed sample, product and instrument records
Contributes to and supports an efficient manufacturing environment
Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment
Understands and performs necessary emergency, safety and cleaning procedures
Handles sample and reagent preparations (carefully and accurately) for analytical and functional assays
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Determines pass/fail status of oligos by reviewing analytical data (Mass Spec, CE, HPLC)
Disinfects plates and mat caps for re-use by synthesis groups
Disposes of waste in proper manner
- Bachelor’s degree in a science related field or Associate’s degree with 2 years relevant experience required
Analytical instrumentation experience preferred
Proficient with computers and variety of software in windows-based environment required
Other Job Qualifications
Skill of attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Ability to work as a team
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change
Knowledge of current relevant technological advancements
Adaptability to performing 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.
Adaptability to performing 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.
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently
Frequent (34-66% of work day)
Standing: maintaining an upright position.
Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
Occasional (33% or less of work day)
Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.
Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.
What We Offer:
Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional shifts)
Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
10 Paid Holidays
Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
401(k) with Company Match
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/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 (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .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 email@example.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
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