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Danaher Corporation Chemical Technician II in Coralville, Iowa

Integrated DNA Technologies (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 one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This Chemical Technician II position is part of the Solid Support Manufacturing Team located in Coralville, Iowa and will be on-site. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Produce high quality chemical products that are used in DNA/RNA synthesis in a timely manner according to production schedules

  • Ensure products meet end-user specifications through in-process testing, as well as troubleshoot and correct non-conforming products

  • Participate on the Hazardous Material Spill Response Team

Work Schedule: In this role you will be required to work the night shift from 8 pm - 6:30 am. This role may also be eligible for overtime. The work schedule may be subject to change based on business need with advance notice.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Associate’s degree and at least 2+ years of applicable experience OR bachelor degree with 0+ years of experience

  • Ability to meet all required IDT certifications required for the role, such as HAZWOPER 24hr-Technician Certification (requiring Medically fit to participate in IDT’s Respirator Program), RCRA awareness certification, certified Powered Industrial Truck Operator

    The ability to medically clear and adhere to IDT’s Respiratory Program is a condition of employment and continued employment. Individuals in these functions will need to be tested, pass, and be fitted for respirator use as part of standard personal-protective equipment.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field

  • Safely working with hazardous chemicals and making sound decisions without direct supervisor input

  • Working with basic chemistry and mathematics, including unit conversions necessary to perform in-process adjustments

    This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees. Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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.

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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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.