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Danaher Corporation Director of Tx Oligo Production 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 position is part of the Platform Development Department located in Coralville, Iowa and will be onsite. 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:

  • Lead and mentor a team of scientists and engineers who conduct research into raw material production, synthesis development and attachment chemistry for the Tx Oligo business.

  • Lead development, transfer, release, and post-release monitoring of processes used to manufacture new products to operations teams per ICH Q7 guidelines.

  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with members of R&D, core manufacturing, product managers, project managers, and other groups within IDT, including IDT senior leadership.

  • Set strategy and planning for new process development, process improvements, and other processes following DBS best practices and framework.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, or related science field plus 10 years research/industrial experience required.

  • Minimum of five years of lab experience with organic chemistry, or similar field required.

  • Deep working knowledge of Organic Chemistry and current trends in the field

  • Broad understanding and experience with tools and processes used in organic synthesis and QC of oligonucleotides and their components.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. High attention to detail

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

  • Masters in a synthetic biology related field plus 8 years research experience/industrial or PhD in a synthetic biology related life science field plus 2 years research/industrial experience preferred.

  • Previous industry, LIMS experience preferred.

  • Proficiency in data analysis and statistics preferred.

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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