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Danaher Corporation Materials Planner 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: Materials Planner

Location: Coralville, IA/Hybrid

Purpose statement:

The Materials Planner manages global demand for multiple product families through the recommendation and implementation of replenishment strategies consistent with IDT’s strategic and business objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Organizes global demand among supply chain, production, supply source, and distribution entities via recommended inventory coverage attribute, demand forecast, and/or standard batch size manipulations

  • Manages material life cycle and supply source changes

  • Sustains inventory health per availability and turn targets

  • Engages with business owners to retire underperforming products and related inventory items

  • Facilitates the development of allocation plans and expedites deliveries when imbalances occur

  • Creates and maintains partnerships with internal and external supply sources

  • Proactively identifies potential supply chain disruptions

  • Manages internal supplier delivery/quality performance

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or science related field from an accredited college or university required

    Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive work experience managing supply chain, logistics, or purchasing functions on behalf of an organization

  • Working knowledge of SAP, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. Oracle), is preferred

  • Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred

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 80,000 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 applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.