Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Process Engineer I

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    ID
    2018-3971
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Shift/Schedule
    M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Process Engineer I employs six sigma methodologies, on a global scale, to make data driven improvements to processes in order to achieve better quality, increased speed and reduced cost.  All work will be supported by data and documented in order to conclusively communicate results and recommendations. The Process Engineer provides IDT with better, more complete information to make decisions. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:



    • Monitors business and manufacturing processes and identifies problems

    • Manages and participates in problem solving projects

    • Investigates manufacturing-related CAPAs

    • Creates and utilizes process flows and layouts

    • Assists to develop, optimize and maintain automated/lean solutions for manufacturing and other business processes

    • Assists in process improvement and optimization

    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education:



    • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Computers or Engineering related field required

    • Engineering degree preferred


    Professional Experience:



    • Previous work experience in a high tech or biotech company preferred

    • Lean manufacturing experience preferred

    • Six Sigma, DMAIC or similar problem solving methodology experience preferred

    • qPCR, NGS and other biological method experience preferred

    • Experience with laboratory automation and analytical methods preferred


     


    Other Job Qualifications



    • Ability to act independently.

    • Ability to work flexible schedules to support projects

    • Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to the audience.

    • 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)



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

    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.


    Frequent (34-66% of work day)



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

    • Standing: maintaining an upright 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.


    Occasional (33% or less of work day)



    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.


     


    Visual Acuity:



    • 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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