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Danaher Corporation Technician I (Synthesis- GMP) - Overnight - Weekdays in Coralville, Iowa

Technician I (Synthesis - GMP)

Reports to: Assistant Manager of GMP Synthesis

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Coralville

Division: Manufacturing Operations

Department: GMP Manufacturing

Group: GMP Synthesis – Synthesis Area

Shift/Schedule: M T W Th F 10:00P - 7:00A

Purpose statement:

The Technician I performs preparatory work and basic manufacturing functions for the production of oligonucleotide and aides the department with general laboratory maintenance.

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Maintains accurate and detailed product and instrument records

  • Maintains inventory control by performing appropriate transactions

  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 1348 and ISO 14001 environment

  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls

  • Performs lab cleaning and decontamination protocols

  • Communicates with all levels of peers and management

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specific Essential Functions:

  • Weighs and allocates CPG for custom large-scale oligo manufacturing

  • Packs columns for custom large-scale oligo manufacturing

  • Unpacks columns for custom large-scale oligo manufacturing

  • Cleans columns for custom large-scale oligo manufacturing

  • Deprotects custom large-scale oligos utilizing appropriate OMR/MAP

  • Creates aliquots and quantifies oligos for quality control tests

  • Performs limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities

  • Uses custom software packages

  • Loads membranes into X96 synthesis plates

  • Performs cleaning of X96 plates

  • Creates columns for oligo manufacturing – small and mid-scale products

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree preferred

Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

  • Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Manages time to achieve the best productivity possible

  • Ability to measure and handle materials in safe and accurate manner

  • Ability to maintain accuracy with attention to detail

  • Ability to use aids and work instructions effectively to perform job functions

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

What We Offer:

  • 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

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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