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Danaher Corporation Lab Assistant (GMP - HPLC) - Weekend 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: Lab Assistant (GMP - HPLC)

Location: Coralville, IA

Shift: Weekend Overnight (Friday/Saturday/Sunday 7:00pm - 8:00am)

Purpose statement:

The Lab Assistant performs preparatory work and general laboratory upkeep to aid in the production of oligonucleotides.

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Performs lab cleaning, includes but is not limited to: surface decontamination, equipment decontamination, washing glassware.

  • Stores and organizes lab equipment in the proper manner.

  • Prepares tubes, plates and other labware for use as necessary

  • Maintains electronic records of tasks performed

  • Performs administrative tasks

  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISSO 14001 environment.

  • Performs necessary safety, emergency, and cleaning procedures.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specific Essential Functions:

  • Crushes glass when necessary

  • Applies proper expiration dating to reagent/cleaning labels

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

  • Performs tasks outlined by the Maintenance Connection schedule within the given time period

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

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

  • 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 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.

  • 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:

  • 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 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 require all US and Puerto Rico employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID–19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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