Integrated DNA Technologies

Lab Assistant

US-IA-Coralville
1 week ago
ID
2017-3529
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing Operations
Shift/Schedule
PT 20-29 hours/week (United States of America)
Additonal Information
Monday – Friday; 5am to 9am

Overview

The Lab Assistant performs preparatory work and general laboratory upkeep to aid in the production of oligonucleotides.

Responsibilities

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Performs lab cleaning, includes but is not limited to: surface decontamination, equipment decontamination, washing glassware.
  • Stores and organizes lab equipment in the proper manner.
  • Prepares tubes, plates and other labware for use as necessary
  • Maintains electronic records of tasks performed
  • Performs administrative tasks
  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISSO 14001 environment.
  • Performs necessary safety, emergency, and cleaning procedures.
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specific Essential Functions:

  • Prepares columns and tubes and pours gels for the purification process.
  • Crushes glass when necessary
  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
  • Performs tasks outlined by the Maintenance Connection schedule within the given time period

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Manages time to achieve the best productivity possible
  • Ability to measure and handle materials in safe and accurate manner
  • Ability to maintain accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to use aids and work instructions effectively to perform job functions
  • Ability to perform 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.
  • Ability to perform 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.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
  • Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

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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