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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Quality Control - HQC) - Overnight/Third Shift 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.

Job Title: Technician II (Quality Control - HQC)

Location: Coralville, IA

Shift: Overnight/Third Shift (Monday - Friday 11:00pm - 7:30am)

  • $7,500 Annual Overnight Shift Differential

  • $4,000 Sign-On Bonus for Overnight/Third Shift New Hires*

Purpose statement:

The Technician II (Quality Control - HQC) ensures the quality of processes and products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies.

The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail and previous analytical instrumentation experience. New grads welcome!

Operates in an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes data and information for quality, consistency, and accuracy

  • Uses analytical and sample handling equipment

  • Maintains sample, product, and instrument records

  • Handles sample and reagent preparations for analytical and functional assays​

  • Determines pass/fail status of oligos by reviewing analytical data (mass spectrometry, capillary electrophoresis, h igh-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC))

  • Disinfects plates and mat caps for re-use by synthesis groups


  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field

  • OR Associate’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience

Experience from undergrad classes or previous employment are both considered "relevant experience" here.


  • Analytical instrumentation experience preferred (Experience from undergrad classes is considered here)

  • Basic proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office programs (IDT is a windows-based environment)

What We Offer:

  • $7,500 Annual Overnight Shift Differential

  • $4,000 Sign-On Bonus*

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • 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.

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.

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