Technician II (Equipment Service) - Weekend Overnights

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.

Job Title: Technician II (Equipment Service)

Location: Coralville, IA

Shift: Weekend Overnights (Friday/Saturday/Sunday 6:00pm - 6:00am)

*May be subject to adjustment after COVID-19 shift segregation precautions ends.

Purpose statement:

The Technician II performs maintenance services on IDT’s laboratory equipment including preventative maintenance, reconditioning of IDT’s laboratory equipment, as well as addressing immediate operational maintenance and/or safety concerns.  This position also ensures that equipment, tools, and materials are maintained.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures operation of laboratory equipment by completing preventive maintenance and troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedure and Work Instruction documents while performing maintenance and assembly procedures.

  • Fills out logs, reports and forms as required to document service procedures and calibration data.

  • Provides input to design staff regarding new equipment, and constructive feedback regarding existing equipment, to streamline troubleshooting and service requirements and to increase product quality.

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

  • Reports issues to management.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

  • Detects source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation.

  • Manages equipment downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Attends monthly department meetings.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

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

Professional Experience:

  • Previous experience in a mechanically related field required.

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to use hand and power tools.

  • Skill to using a soldering iron.

  • Ability to follow diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with customers, employees, and all levels of management.

  • 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 up to 50 – 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.

  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.

  • 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, or quickly.

  • 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.

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:

  • Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional shifts)

  • 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: 74403

Posted 16 days ago

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