Danaher Corporation Technician I (Synthesis – PTS) - Days in Coralville, Iowa
Technician I (Synthesis – PTS)
Reports to: Assistant Manager of Platinum Services
Employment Status: Non-Exempt
Division: Manufacturing Operations
Department: Platinum Services
Group: Platinum Synthesis
Shift: Full Time; Monday - Friday 5:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Technician I performs preparatory work and basic manufacturing functions for the production of oligonucleotide and aides the department with general laboratory maintenance.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Maintains accurate and detailed product and instrument records
Maintains inventory control by performing appropriate transactions
Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
Performs lab cleaning and decontamination protocols
Communicates with all levels of peers and management
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Synthesizes oligos on various synthesizer platforms
Attaches modifications utilizing various techniques
Uses lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Uses custom software packages
A High School diploma or equivalent required
Associate’s degree preferred
Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred
Other Job Qualifications
Manages time to achieve the best productivity possible
Ability to measure and handle materials in safe and accurate manner
Ability to maintain accuracy with attention to detail
Ability to use aids and work instructions effectively to perform job functions
Ability 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.
Ability 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.
Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently
What We Offer:
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.
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