Technician II (Formulation - GMP) - Overnight (Mon-Thurs)
Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Posted on: October 14, 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 (Formulation -
Location: Coralville, IA
Shift: Overnight; Monday - Thursday 7:00pm -
The Technician II (Formulation - GMP) formulates custom
oligonucleotides according to the customer’s specifications.
This generally includes quantification, final packaging, and QC
sampling of the products being made.
Job Specific Essential Functions:
Uses automated and manual lab equipment accurately; including
limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities
Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final
Utilizes stoichiometry to convert measurement units and creates
Translates order requirements into a process to formulate oligos
to the customer’s specifications
Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests
Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for
Maintains daily ship deadlines for all products
Maximizes automation for all processes
Incorporates new products and processes continuously
Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination
Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA
Technologies Core Values
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Specific Essential Functions:
Follows custom instructions outlined by Oligo Master Records or
Manager Approved Process Flows
Keeps thorough records of specialized processes in the oligo
Organizes and handles customer owned materials as well as
non-standard reagent formulations
Handles expensive oligos and reagents
Prepares standard and custom shipping paperwork and labels
Associate’s (2 year) degree or comparable combination of
education and experience required.
Bachelor’s (4 year) degree preferred. Science related
field (Biology, Chemistry, Etc.) preferred.
Other Job Qualifications
Strong attention to detail
Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production
path per product
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently
accomplish departmental goals
Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to
ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating
with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired
Ability to manage time and works independently
Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of
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
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.
Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of
Constant (67%-100% of work day)
Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any
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,
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.
Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the
wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Frequently (34-66% of work day)
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
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)
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:
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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serve. Our associates, customers and
shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a
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