Danaher Corporation Specialist (Purification HCO) in Raleigh, North Carolina
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: Specialist (Purification HCO)
Location: Raleigh, NC
The Specialist (Purification - HCO) position is responsible for handling products and developing processes that fall outside of standard paths. This position will develop a plan and carry out necessary tasks to ensure the product meets customer expectations.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Makes independent decisions regarding a product’s path based on individual attributes of the product and customer requirements
Makes pass/fail determinations based on QC testing and customer requirements
Documents procedures used for each product in custom software or by other controlled methods
Identifies effectively, the need for documentation/process changes, process deviations, product non-conformances and other occurrences that can indicate the ineffectiveness of quality and/or manufacturing systems
Creates work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOP) and oligo master records (OMR) that meet customer requirements
Adheres to customer specifics (in a strict manner) as well as general work instructions and SOPs
Performs training on new procedures
Troubleshoots and corrects problems that may occur during daily operations
Collaborates with members of team, as well as management, to ensure open communication and teamwork
Initiates PCOs when necessary for process and instrument changes
Programs, uses, and maintains equipment used in the departmental tasks and processes
Participates in the validation of equipment used and processes performed in the group
Investigates customer complaints and obtains data for customer inquiries
Participates in customer and regulatory audits, as needed
Assists in utilizing metrics to monitor and communicate TAT and error rate to lab and upper management
Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, and safety regulations 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
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Works autonomously within HPLCs established procedures and practices.
Has developed specialized skills regarding oligonucleotide purification; these specialized skills are using controlled documents as well as using oligo failure history to make decisions on purification methods, types, and columns.
Serves as a subject matter expert to the lab and provides training and guidance to more junior team members.
Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent.
Creates lab processes and purification protocols for new, novel, and problematic modifications as well as seeks to improve new ones.
Exchanges ideas and information effectively; uses tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
Associate’s degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required
Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred
- Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) required
Ability to fluctuate priorities throughout the workday required.
Ability to make decisions based on information not found in SOP’s required.
Ability to balance project work with production duties required.
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 80,000 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.
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