Machine Assembly Technician - Mid-Day Shift

Integrated DNA Technologies


Technician II (Machine Assembly)

Employment Status: Non Exempt

Location: Coralville

Division: Manufacturing Operations

Department: Engineering Maintenance & Assembly  

Shift/Schedule: Monday-Friday; Noon to 9pm

Training Shift: Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm

Shift During COVID-19 Pandemic: Monday-Friday; 3pm-11:30pm***

***To promote social distancing within workspaces

Purpose statement:

The Technician II (Machine Assembly) assembles and builds manufacturing equipment for IDT’s various locations worldwide.  The work being completed is detail orientated and assemblies are built using technical drawings and schematics to maintain IDT’s approach to quality.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows standard operating procedures and work instruction documents while assembling IDT’s manufacturing equipment.

  • Completes logs, reports and forms in order to document assembly procedures and qualification data.

  • Practices safe work habits, follows all IDT safety policies, performs safety checks on equipment and systems and identifies, corrects and reports potential safety hazards.

  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and routinely putting away tools.

  • Interprets technical drawings and applies knowledge to assemble equipment

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Maintenance related program preferred.

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in a mechanically related field required

  • Previous electrical soldering experience preferred

  • Basic knowledge of ERP systems preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Mechanical aptitude and general knowledge of assembly techniques

  • Ability to safely use hand tools and light power tools

  • Ability to work independently

  • 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

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Reaching

  • Sitting

  • Standing

  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling

  • Repetitive Motion

  • Bending

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Walking

  • Lifting

  • Talking

  • Hearing

  • Pushing/Pulling

Visual Acuity:

  • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.

  • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.

  • 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

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: 73196

Posted 10 days ago

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