Materials Planner

Integrated DNA Technologies


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 - Mobile (On-Site/Work from Home Hybrid)

*Mobile associates must live in an area that does not exceed a 100-mile (150 km) radius of an IDT location. *May require on-site occasional presence for team meetings, etc.*

Purpose statement:

The Materials Planner manages global demand for multiple product families through the recommendation and implementation of replenishment strategies consistent with IDT’s strategic and business objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Organizes global demand among supply chain, production, supply source, and distribution entities via recommended inventory coverage attribute, demand forecast, and/or standard batch size manipulations

  • Manages material life cycle and supply source changes

  • Sustains inventory health per availability and turn targets

  • Engages with business owners to retire underperforming products and related inventory items

  • Facilitates the development of allocation plans and expedites deliveries when imbalances occur

  • Creates and maintains partnerships with internal and external supply sources

  • Proactively identifies potential supply chain disruptions

  • Manages internal supplier delivery/quality performance

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or science related field from an accredited college or university required

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive work experience managing supply chain, logistics, or purchasing functions on behalf of an organization

  • Working knowledge of SAP, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. Oracle), is preferred

  • Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Excels in a group setting and/or as part of a cross functional team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exert up to 10lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently

Visual Acuity:

  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.

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

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

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.

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

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: 73560

Posted 7 days ago

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