IDT - Coralville Operations (1710 Commercial Park)

  • Manufacturing Chemist I - Buffer Group

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/30/2019 11:25 AM)
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing Operations
    MTWThF 10:00P-7:00A [Overnight]
  • Overview

    The Manufacturing Chemist efficiently produces high quality materials for use in IDT’s production labs.  


    Essential Functions:

    • Monitors inventory of the group effectively; utilizing the ERP system.
    • Follows the current processes for manufacturing, storage and transportation methods.
    • Adheres to current RCRA and hazardous material DOT regulations and follows hazardous material spill response protocols.
    • Gathers, interprets and analyzes oligo data.
    • Ensures materials are prepared in a timely fashion.
    • Changes and dispenses materials for production, as necessary.
    • Participates in customer and regulatory audits, as necessary.
    • Maintains accurate and detailed product, process, instrument and training records.
    • Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, contamination controls, and safety procedures and understands the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001.
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Department/Group Specific Essential Functions:

    • Gathers, interprets and analyzes scale readouts and buffer scripts.
    • Manufactures bottles of buffer and water for in-house and customer applications.
    • Manufactures agar plates necessary for the gene group
    • Participates in the Hazardous Material Spill Response Team.



    • Associate’s degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Ability to operate job related equipment including the use of basic computer programs and systems to effectively carry out the duties of the position
    • Knowledge of basic Chemistry
    • Knowledge of safe chemical handling procedures and protocols
    • Skill to gather, analyze and interpret data
    • Ability to complete repetitive tasks efficiently and consistently
    • 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 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

    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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