Danaher Corporation Technician II (Purification - HCO) - 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 (Purification - HCO)
Location: Coralville, IA
Shift: Overnight (Monday - Thursday 9:00pm - 7:00am)
The Technician II (Purification - HCO) purifies custom oligonucleotides according to the customer’s order. This generally includes the sorting, purification, and QC sampling of the products being made.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
Performs the purification of oligos using various techniques
Uses automated and manual lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests
Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos
Ensures that product meets final purity guarantees through the custom purification process
Sorts oligos for the proper purification either by hand or using software
Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final product
Troubleshoots oligo failures and makes thoughtful sorting and purification decisions
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Follows process flows including product specific flows
Performs hand coupling of modifications
Performs salt exchange precipitations by hand for non-routine process flow
Follows protocols to mitigate carryover
Associate’s (2 year) degree or comparable combination of education and experience required.
Bachelor’s (4 year) degree preferred. Science related field preferred.
- Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Other Job Qualifications
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.
Strong attention to detail
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management
Ability to manage time and works independently
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals
Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per product
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
Constant (67%-100% of work day)
Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
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.
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 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.
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