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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Mid-Shift) in Singapore, Singapore

Purpose statement:

  • To ensure manufactured products can ship within the promised time frame and with 100% Quality Control (QC).

Essential Functions:

  • Perform synthesis, cleavage (from solid support) and deprotection of oligonucleotides.

  • Operate DNA synthesizers and other instruments in the lab that are needed to complete the tasks listed above.

  • Assist in the processing and documentation of all orders and projects.

  • Keep all the reagent bottles, pressurized gas cylinders, and manifold liquid systems at levels to achieve successful operation.

  • Operate various spectrophotometers and liquid handling equipment to quantify and formulate oligos to customers’ specifications.

  • Interpret QC results and recognize when failures warrant further investigation.

  • Check-in finished product to the Shipping department.

  • Perform the purification, desalting, concentration, quantification and QC sampling of oligonucleotides.

  • Perform NHS ester labeling, manual detritylation of oligonucleotides when required.

  • Operate HPLC’s and other instruments in the lab that are needed to complete the tasks listed above.

  • Change waste containers and dispose of waste material.

  • Assist in responding to chemical spills.

  • Perform all necessary decontamination procedures.

  • Appropriately document all aspects of production.

  • Fill out all required checklists and perform verification for others when necessary.

  • Follow all work instructions.

  • Report any problems to supervisor or Management.

  • Receive additional training throughout company

  • Perform other duties as specified by management.

  • Practice safe working habits, follow all IDT safety policies, perform safety checks on equipment and systems, and identify, correct, and report potential safety hazards.

  • Be aware of IDT’s policy on and contribute to quality and environmental management by adhering to the requirements of the ISO 9001 standards and internal procedures and work instructions.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in science related field or an equivalent combination of education & experience required.

Professional Experience:

  • Must have the ability to learn and understand the basic aspects of the oligonucleotide manufacturing process.

  • Must be comfortable working with chemicals and follow proper safety and handling instructions.

Other Job Qualifications

  • Have excellent computer skills and the ability to multitask.

  • Possess the ability to adapt to changes in the process.

  • Must be able to interact in a professional manner with customers, employees, and all levels of management.

  • Be able to work in a group or independently.

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 (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .