Technician II (Custom Quality Control) - Second
Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Posted on: October 12, 2021
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 (Custom Quality
Location: Coralville, IA
Shift: Second (Monday - Friday 3:00pm -
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.
Performs QC tests, record and analyze data according to standard
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
Performs maintenance and calibration on a variety of specialized
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
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA
Technologies Core Values.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Departmental Specific Functions:
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
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
Ability to receive feedback and coaching from others.
Flexibility, able to adapt well to changes in process and/or
Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work environments,
communication styles, and leadership styles.
Ability to adapt to incorporation of new products and processes
Responsible and committed to a customer service mentality to
ensure high quality products are provided to internal and external
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
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
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of
Constant (67-100% of work day)
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.
Frequent (34-66% of work day)
Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any
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.
Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher
position or moving objects horizontally from position to
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.
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,
Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the
wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Occasional (33% or less of work day)
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.
Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.
Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish
Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of
What We Offer:
Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional
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
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
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
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equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin,
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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.
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