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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Biological Reagents) - Biochemist 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.

Job Title: Technician II (Biological Reagents)

Formerly titled Production Biochemist I

Location: Coralville, IA

Shift:

M T W Th F 8:00AM-5:00PM

Purpose statement:

The Technician II (Biological Reagents) is responsible for the preparation of quality bulk biological reagents.

Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions:

  • Prepares biological reagents according to documented procedures and regulations using proper equipment

  • Calculates the appropriate number of reagents using basic and advanced math

  • Measures and handles materials in a safe and accurate manner

  • Documents tasks and work performed in an accurate, efficient, and appropriate manner

  • Analyzes data from various analytical instruments

  • Determines appropriate course of action based on inputs from the production protocols and analytical data

  • Collaborates and participates in a group setting with management in a professional manner

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Associates' degree in a science-related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry or Microbiology or Science related field preferred.

Professional Experience:

  • Previous laboratory, biological reagent, and chemical handling experience required; one or more years preferred

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

Other Job Qualifications

  • Proper techniques in handling Biological Reagents

  • Ability to record and document accurately and legibly

  • Ability to handle chemicals safely in a safe manner

  • Ability to collaborate and participate, in a group setting, in a professional manner

  • Adapts to changes in the process flow or changes supported by management

Physical Requirements:

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

  • An Eclectic Culture

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

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 69,000 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 Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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