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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Quality Control - CQC - FTG) - Mid-Day in Coralville, Iowa

Technician II (Quality Control Technician)

Employment Status: Non Exempt

Location: Coralville

Division: Custom Investigation & Analysis

Department: Custom QC

Group: Functional Testing

Shift:Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri; Noon-9PM

Purpose statement:

The Technician II is responsible for evaluating products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies. This evaluation involves determining the pass/fail status of products by using a wide variety of molecular biology methods and specialized equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs QC tests, record and analyze data according to standard operating procedures

  • Demonstrates manual dexterity and technical proficiency with pipetting and sample procedures.

  • Communicates with all levels of peers and management to ensure detailed information transfer.

  • Uses computers and a variety of custom software in a windows based environment to maintain accurate and detailed sample and instrument records.

  • Performs maintenance and calibration on a variety of specialized equipment.

  • Maintains a clean and organized workspace.

  • Organizes and appropriately prioritizes workload to ensure efficiency in sample handling.

  • Executes multiple processes simultaneously (multi-tasks) to ensure efficiency in sample handling.

  • Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, contamination controls, and safety procedures.

  • Understands and complies with the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO13485 requirements.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Departmental Specific Functions:

  • Operates a variety of equipment related to qPCR and ddPCR; including manual and automated sample handling equipment and other general laboratory equipment.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field required (Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or a related life science field preferred); alternatively, an Associate’s degree with 2 years of IDT experience required.

Professional Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) required.

Position Specific Experience/Skills

  • Experience with sterile techniques required.

  • PCR experience required.

  • Experience with qPCR preferred.

  • Experience with enzymatics preferred.

  • Experience with NGS preferred.

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish tasks.

  • Ability to manage time well and work independently.

  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to think critically and use information on hand to make an appropriate decision or seek advice from appropriate resources when necessary.

  • Ability to receive feedback and coaching from others.

  • Flexibility, able to adapt well to changes in process and/or procedure.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work environments, communication styles, and leadership styles.

  • Ability to adapt to incorporation of new products and processes continuously required.

  • Responsible and committed to a customer service mentality to ensure high quality products are provided to internal and external customers.

  • Adaptability to performing 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.

  • Adaptability to performing 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.

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

  • Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

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.

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.

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