Danaher Corporation Technician I (Synthetic Biology- GPC) 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.
Technician I (Synthetic Biology - GPC)
Reports to: Manager of Gene Processing & Custom Handling
Employment Status: Non-Exempt
Division: Synthetic Biology & Development
Department: Synthetic Biology
Group: Gene Processing & Custom Handling
Normal Shift: Sun-Thurs 12PM-9PM
COVID-19 Shift: Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs 2PM - 10PM
The Technician I (Synthetic Biology - GPC)performs basic preparatory and organizational work as well as basic manufacturing functions for the production of synthetic biology products. This position also aides the department with general laboratory cleaning and maintenance as scheduled or assigned.
Maintains accurate and detailed product and instrument records
Maintains inventory control by performing appropriate transactions and periodic product and inventory disposition
Uses a variety of lab equipment to process products
Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs and contamination controls
Performs routine maintenance, cleaning and decontamination of equipment and work spaces
Communicates with all levels of peers and management
Maintains electronic records of tasks performed
Uses computers and a variety of custom software in a windows based environment
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
High School diploma or equivalent required
Associate’s degree preferred
Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred
Experience with sterile techniques 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 work in a team environment or independently
Strict attention to detail
Ability to adapt to changing work environments, personality and communication styles, and evolving priorities
Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a focus on precision and accuracy
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:
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 68,000 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 is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.
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