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Danaher Corporation Process Development Chemist 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 position is part of the Platform Development group located in Coralville, IA, USA and will be an onsite position. 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:

  • Prepare organic compounds according to documented procedures (from literature and/or R&D reports) and regulations using current chemical reaction equipment with no or minimal supervision.

  • Develop improvements to existing processes for the preparation of raw materials to reduce cost and increase efficiency.

  • Measure and handle chemicals safely and in an accurate manner independently with minimal to no supervision.

  • Present and discuss improvements with operational groups, management, and R&D associates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in chemistry required.

  • Minimum 2-5 years related experience in industrial organic chemistry required. Organic chemistry lab experience can include undergraduate research and graduate research.

  • Proficiency in PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

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

  • Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry with 0-2 years related industrial organic chemistry work experience 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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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.