Danaher Corporation Technician II (Synthesis - MNP) - Overnight 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 (Synthesis - MNP)
Location: Coralville, IA
Regular Shift: Overnight (Monday - Thursday 8:30pm - 7:00am)
Shift during COVID-19 Precautions: Overnight ( Monday - Thursday 7:00p-5:30am)
Purpose statement:The Technician II (Synthesis - MNP) synthesizes custom oligonucleotides according to the customer’s order. This generally includes synthesis, cleavage, deprotection and QC sampling of the products being made.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Synthesizes oligos on various synthesizer platforms
Cleaves and deprotects oligos utilizing appropriate methods
Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests
Attaches modifications utilizing various techniques
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
Uses lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create the final product
Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos
Handles expensive oligos and reagents
Keeps thorough records of specialized processes in the oligo process history
Follows documented custom instructions, when applicable
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Prepares oligos for final shipment to the customer or for further processing in other departments.
Performs decontamination programs on liquid handling instruments.
Associate’s (2 year) degree or comparable combination of education and experience required.
Bachelor’s (4 year) degree preferred. Science-related field (biology, chemistry, genetics, etc.) preferred.
- Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Other Job Qualifications
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals
Ability to manage time and works independently
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management
Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per product
Strong attention to detail
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 68,000 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
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