Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Custom Quality Control Analyst I

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Operations
    MTWThF 12:00P-9:00P (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Custom Quality Control Analyst I ensures the quality of processes and products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Analyzes data and information for quality, consistency, and accuracy
    • Uses a variety of analytical and sample handling equipment
    • Maintains accurate and detailed sample, product and instrument records
    • Contributes to and supports an efficient manufacturing environment
    • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment
    • Understands and performs necessary emergency, safety and cleaning procedures
    • Handles sample and reagent preparations (carefully and accurately) for analytical and functional assays
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Departmental Specific Functions:

    • Uses manual dexterity and technical proficiency with pipetting
    • Understands and complies with the requirements for an ISO 13485 environment
    • Communicates openly and effectively to ensure detailed information transfer within the group and across shifts



    • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field or Associate’s degree with 2 years relevant experience required

    Professional Experience:

    • Previous analytical instrumentation experience (liquid chromatography, spectrophotometers) preferred
    • Previous PCR/Sequencing experience preferred (Sanger and/or Next Generation Sequencing)
    • Previous experience with aseptic techniques preferred
    • Proficient with computers and variety of software in windows-based environment required; IDT specific software (LabView, MC, Pilgrim, AX, QCWorkbench, ProjectX) preferred

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Skill of attention to detail, time management, and organization
    • Ability to be flexible and adapt well to changes in process/procedure
    • Ability to work as a team
    • Skill of critical thinking to connect data output to assay input
    • Problem solving skills, ability to respond appropriately using the information provided
    • Responsible and committed to a customer service mentality to ensure high quality data is provided to internal and external customers
    • 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)

    • 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.

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

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

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • 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:

    • 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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