Integrated DNA Technologies

Team Leader

US-IA-Coralville
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-3555
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing Operations
Shift/Schedule
SuMTWTh 9:00A-6:00P (United States of America)

Overview

Team Leader oversees the daily operations within the Production Technician Group to ensure proper supply of synthesis columns and restocking of items necessary for use within IDT’s production labs.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Organizes and prioritizes workflow within the group and communicates with staff to ensure that deadlines are being met.
  • Assists in hiring process and trains staff on current procedures and protocols; communicates staff issues or progress to upper management when necessary.
  • Assists management with writing performance evaluations and determining goals for Production and Manufacturing Technicians.
  • Prepares materials according to documented procedures and determines the appropriate amount of materials required for the process.
  • Analyzes data and decides appropriate action based on results.
  • Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Associate’s degree plus 2 years of manufacturing experience required.

Professional Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Prior experience directing a small group within a manufacturing environment preferred.

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively lead staff and communicate the needs of the department to management.
  • Ability to effectively represent the department on multi organizational teams as a leader, member or facilitator
  • Ability to follow safe chemical handling procedures and protocols
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy
  • Ability to accept responsibility for your actions and the actions of your staff to establish accountability
  • 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: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
  • 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.
  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders. 

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.

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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