Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Machinist I - COR - MAS

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
    PT 20-29 hours/week (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Machinist I is responsible for machining and manufacturing components for use in custom manufacturing equipment for IDT’s innovative biology products.


    Essential Functions:

    • Performs machine shop tasks as assigned by the shop manager.
    • Sets up, programs, and operates CNC machining centers to manufacture and modify custom parts.
    • Works with Manager and engineers to develop efficient manufacturing processes.
    • Checks machine work for conformance to drawing requirements and quality standards.
    • Works with senior shop personnel to develop machine setups and the fixtures necessary to produce complex machine parts.
    • Maintains a clean work environment.
    • Practices safe work habits and operates machine tools in a safe manner.
    • Adheres to IDT safety policies, identifies and reports potential safety hazards.
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    Associates degree in CNC Machining Technology with equivalent experience preferred or High School diploma with relevant experience required. 


    Other Job Qualifications

    • Ability to read, understand and interpret technical drawings/documents.
    • Ability to check parts for conformance and quality.
    • Ability to set up and operate conventional and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, and drilling machines
    • Knowledge of computers and commercial CNC and machine control software packages such as Mastercam; GibbsCam; or G&M codes.
    • Ability to pay attention to detail and multitask.
    • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • 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.


    Physical Requirements:

    Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 50 lbs. of force frequently

    Frequent (34%-66% 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.
    • 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.
    • 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)

    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • 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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