Technician II (Small Molecule Chemistry)
Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Posted on: October 15, 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 (Small Molecule
Location: Coralville, IA
Shift: Mid-day (Monday-Friday
12:00:pm - 9:00pm)
IDT is seeking a Technician II to join our Small Molecule
Chemistry Team. Supporting IDT’s mission of “Helping Realize Life’s
Potential”, this individual will produce high quality raw materials
using a variety of organic chemistry techniques including anhydrous
reactions, distillation, and column chromatography and perform
analysis using TLC, UV/VIS, HPLC, and NMR.
Attention to detail and ability to keep comprehensive
scientific records are absolute requirements.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in
Chemistry with 6 months or more bench/lab experience.
This is an early career position, and more commonly
associated with a title of "Chemist".
Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions:
Prepares organic compounds according to documented procedures
and regulations using chemical reaction equipment
Calculates the appropriate amount of chemicals using basic and
Measures and handles chemicals in safe and accurate manner
Documents tasks to ensure that work is 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
Other Job Qualifications
Working knowledge of Organic Chemistry
Chemical Reaction Set-up
Ability to document accurately and legibly
Ability to handle chemicals safely
Ability to collaborate and participate, in a group setting, in a
Adapts to changes in the process flow or changes supported by
Ability to adjust schedule to accommodate work demands in the
production of materials
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
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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serve. Our associates, customers and
shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a
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