Integrated DNA Technologies

Custom Quality Control Analyst I

US-IA-Coralville
4 months ago
ID
2017-3310
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing Operations
Shift/Schedule
MTWThF 12:00P-9:00P (United States of America)
Additonal Information
This position resides in the Sequencing & Analytical group

Overview

The Custom Quality Control Analyst I ensures the quality of processes and products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies. 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes data and information for quality, consistency, and accuracy.
  • Handles sample and reagent preparations for required assays in a careful manner.
  • Uses computers and a variety of custom software in a windows based environment to maintain accurate and detailed sample and instrument records.
  • Demonstrates manual dexterity and technical proficiency with pipetting and sample handling.
  • Communicates with all levels of peers and management to ensure detailed information transfer.
  • Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, contamination controls, and safety procedures.
  • Understands and complies with the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO13485 requirements.
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment and participates in laboratory cleanliness and organization.
  • Organizes and appropriately prioritizes workload to ensure efficiency in product manufacture.
  • Executes multiple processes simultaneously (multi-tasks) to ensure efficiency in sample handling.
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Departmental Specific Functions:

  • Operates a variety of equipment related to NGS and Sanger sequencing; including sample handling equipment and other general laboratory equipment.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field required (Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or a related life science field preferred); alternatively, an Associate’s degree with 2 years of IDT experience required.

 

Professional Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) required.

 

Position Specific Experience/Skills

  • Experience with sterile techniques required.
  • PCR experience required.
  • Previous sequencing experience (Sanger and/or Next Generation) preferred.
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation (liquid chromatography, spectrophotometers) preferred.

 

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish tasks.
  • Ability to manage time well and work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to think critically and use information on hand to make an appropriate decision or seek advice from appropriate resources when necessary.
  • Ability to receive feedback and coaching from others.
  • Flexibility, able to adapt well to changes in process and/or procedure.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work environments, communication styles, and leadership styles.
  • Ability to adapt to incorporation of new products and processes continuously required.
  • Responsible and committed to a customer service mentality to ensure high quality products are provided to internal and external customers.
  • 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

 

Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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