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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

Location: Coralville

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

Purpose statement:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree preferred

Experience:

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

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.

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) .

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