Technician II (Equipment Service) - Weekend Overnight

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)

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Coralville, IA

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

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

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

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

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 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 organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Job ID: 75319

Posted 15 days ago

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