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Logistics Clerk - Overnight

Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Location: Coralville
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

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: Logistics Clerk

Location: Coralville, IA

Regular Shift: Overnight (Sunday - Thursday 12:00am - 9:00am)

Covid Shift: Overnight (Sunday - Thursday 10:00pm - 6:00am)

Purpose statement: 

The Logistics Clerk ensures the timely shipping of IDT products to customers, including picking, packing, and verifying customer orders.  This position performs other shipping-related duties including consolidating packages and preparing manifests. 

Essential Functions:

  • Creates current and future shipping manifests

  • Picks, packs, verifies, and processes customer orders using various software suites

  • Consolidates packages destined for specific customers

  • Prepares and processes small package shipments for personnel outside of the Logistics Group

  • Manages department inventory and performs cycle counting

  • Notifies Customer Care and Key Accounts personnel of incomplete/inaccurate customer addresses

  • Makes Electronic Export Information (EEI) filings

  • Delivers packages to local customers and to the Eastern Iowa Airport, when necessary

Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license required

Professional Experience:

  • Previous shipping experience preferred 

  • Previous experience with shipping software suites preferred

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

Other Job Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Strong customer service skills 

  • Ability to learn and use a variety of software programs required for successful job performance

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

Physical Requirements:

  • Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently 

Constant (67-100% of work day) 

  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch. 

  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. 

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. 

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.

  • Standing: maintaining an upright position. 

  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. 

  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel. 

  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

?Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks. 

  • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. 

  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing. 

  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders. 

Visual Acuity:

  • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.

  • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment. 

  • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

Keywords: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc, Cedar Rapids , Logistics Clerk - Overnight, Other , Coralville, Iowa

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