Process Engineer I

Integrated DNA Technologies

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.

Location: Coralville, IA

Purpose statement:

The Process Engineer I employs six sigma methodologies, on a global scale, to make data driven improvements to processes in order to achieve better quality, increased speed and reduced cost.  All work will be supported by data and documented in order to conclusively communicate results and recommendations. The Process Engineer provides IDT with better, more complete information to make decisions. 

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors business and manufacturing processes and identifies problems

  • Manages and participates in problem solving projects

  • Investigates manufacturing-related CAPAs

  • Creates and utilizes process flows and layouts

  • Assists to develop, optimize and maintain automated/lean solutions for manufacturing and other business processes

  • Assists in process improvement and optimization

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Computers or Engineering related field required

  • Engineering degree preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Previous work experience in a high tech or biotech company preferred

  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred

  • Six Sigma, DMAIC or similar problem solving methodology experience preferred

  • qPCR, NGS and other biological method experience preferred

  • Experience with laboratory automation and analytical methods preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to act independently.

  • Ability to work flexible schedules to support projects

  • Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience.

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

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.

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.

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.

Job ID: 73509

Posted 10 days ago

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