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Danaher Corporation Material Handler - 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: Material Handler

Location: Coralville, IA

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

Purpose statement:

The Material Handler ensures that Production and Research groups have necessary materials by stocking, fulfillment of requests and completion of transactions in the ERP system that support accurate financial reporting and inventory stock levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Stocks production spaces with direct materials and supplies on a routine basis as part of a visual stocking system

  • Utilizes item request database, fills, picks and delivers orders

  • Completes a variety of inventory transactions in the ERP system

  • Counts inventory to ensure accuracy

  • Participates in inventory-related process improvement events

  • Supports operations at local off-site facilities, on occasion by moving material between sites (including driving IDT-owned vehicles)

  • Runs reports and uses information to take action on expired, obsolete or excess inventory

  • Operates hand and electric-powered carts, pallet jacks, forklifts and other equipment

  • Interacts frequently with wide range of personnel in person and occasionally via e-mail, phone, or two-way radio

  • Updates inventory-related spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license required

Professional Experience:

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred

  • Previous ERP experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to prioritize workload and solve practical problems related to inventory control

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management in both written and verbal format.

  • Adaptability to performing 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 accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.

  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.

  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.

  • 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.

  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.

  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

Visual Acuity:

  • 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 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 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 202.419.7762 or 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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