Integrated DNA Technologies

Metrologist I

US-IA-Coralville
1 month ago
ID
2017-3556
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing Operations
Shift/Schedule
SuMTWTh 3:00P-12:00A (United States of America)

Overview

The Metrologist I is responsible for performing calibrations, troubleshooting and scheduling of preventive maintenance on the equipment within IDT’s laboratories. 

Responsibilities

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Performs testing on various types of equipment to ensure accuracy and precision
  • Documents testing and other actions performed with detail and precision, into the CCMS (computerized maintenance management system)
  • Troubleshoots issues with equipment and testing methods
  • Coordinates instrument testing with owning departments
  • Learns on a continual basis about existing and new equipment purchased by the department
  • Helps to identify systemic and specific issues with equipment
  • Installs new probes on Rees System (fridge and freezer monitoring system) and performs basic trouble shooting for system problems
  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Associate’s degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred
  • Metrology Certification (i.e. Calibration Technician Certification from ASQ) preferred

Experience:

  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project and JMP preferred
  • Calibration skills preferred 

Other Job Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals
  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
  • Ability to manage time and works independently
  • Ability to communicate with peers 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.
  • 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 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Frequently (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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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