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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Quality Control - MQC) - Mid-Day 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: Technician II (Quality Control - MQC)

Location: Coralville, IA

Shift: Mid-Day ( Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 9:00pm)

Purpose statement:

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

Essential Functions:

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

  • Uses a variety of analytical and sample handling equipment

  • Maintains accurate and detailed sample, product and instrument records

  • Contributes to and supports an efficient manufacturing environment

  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment

  • Understands and performs necessary emergency, safety and cleaning procedures

  • Handles sample and reagent preparations (carefully and accurately) for analytical and functional assays

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Department Specific Functions:

  • Uses manual dexterity and technical proficiency with pipetting

  • Understands and complies with the requirements for an ISO 13485 environment

  • Operates, processes data and analyzes data from multiple analytical instruments (ie. NMR, GC, UV-Vis, Mass Spec, Capillary Electrophoresis, RP-HPLC, assays)

  • Uses a variety of features in Microsoft Excel as well as IDT specific software (LabView, MC, Pilgrim, AX)

  • Communicates openly and effectively to ensure detailed information transfer within the group and across shifts

Education/Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field or Associate’s degree with 2 years relevant experience required

Professional Experience:

  • Analytical instrumentation experience preferred

  • Proficient with computers and variety of software in windows-based environment required

Other Job Qualifications

  • Skill of attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work as a team

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change

  • Knowledge of current relevant technological advancements

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

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 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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