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Danaher Corporation Lab Assistant in Raleigh, North Carolina



Day Shift: MonTueWedThurFri 7:00AM - 4:00PM

Purpose statement:

The Lab Assistant performs preparatory work and general laboratory upkeep to aid in the production of oligonucleotides.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs lab cleaning, includes but is not limited to: surface decontamination, equipment decontamination, washing glassware, washing/fritting synthesis plates.

  • Stores and organizes lab equipment in the proper manner.

  • Prepares plates, tubes and other labware for use as necessary.

  • Maintains electronic records of tasks performed.

  • Performs administrative tasks.

  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 environment

  • Maintains appropriate stock levels of lab materials as needed.

  • Removes/disposes of used tubes and refills with new tubes from Foxy Racks in the purification department.

  • Regenerates Nap columns using water rinses.

  • Performs calibration tasks on lab equipment.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.


  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

  • Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience 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

  • Ability to complete repetitive tasks efficiently and consistently

  • Adaptability to perform 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 perform 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 perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently


  • 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

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT) is in the business of moving science forward. We are run by scientists dedicated to helping other scientists! Our innovative tools and solutions for genomics applications are breaking down barriers and inspiring others to dream big and achieve breakthroughs. We have been a champion of life sciences research for more than 30 years.Every lab has its own responsibilities and plays a crucial part in IDT’s success.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.