Danaher Corporation Technician II (Chemical - Buffers) - 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.
Lab Technician II (Chemical – Buffer)
Shift: MonTuesWedThurs 9:00 PM - 8:00 AM
The Technician II efficiently produces high quality materials for use in IDT’s production labs.
Monitors inventory of the group effectively; utilizing the ERP system.
Follows the current processes for manufacturing, storage, and transportation methods.
Adheres to current RCRA and hazardous material DOT regulations and follows hazardous material spill response protocols.
Gathers, interprets and analyzes oligo data.
Ensures materials are prepared in a timely fashion.
Changes and dispenses materials for production, as necessary.
Participates in customer and regulatory audits, as necessary.
Maintains accurate and detailed product, process, instrument and training records.
Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, contamination controls, and safety procedures and understands the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001.
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Department/Group Specific Essential Functions:
Gathers, interprets and analyzes scale readouts and buffer scripts.
Manufactures bottles of buffer and water for in-house and customer applications.
Manufactures agar plates necessary for the gene group
Participates in the Hazardous Material Spill Response Team.
Associate’s degree in a science-related field (biology, chemistry, etc.) plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required
Bachelor’s degree in a science-related (biology, chemistry, etc.) field preferred
Other Job Qualifications
Ability to operate job-related equipment including the use of basic computer programs and systems to effectively carry out the duties of the position
Knowledge of basic Chemistry
Knowledge of safe chemical handling procedures and protocols
Skill to gather, analyze and interpret data
Ability to complete repetitive tasks efficiently and consistently
Adaptability to performing under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
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.
Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
Adaptability to performing repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.
Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently
What We Offer:
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 68,000 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
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