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Technician II (Chemical Processing & Materials QC) - Second Shift

Company: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc
Location: Morrisville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Technician II (Chemical Processing & Materials QC)

Location: Morrisville, North Carolina

Shift/Schedule: MonTueWedThurFri 3:00PM - 12:00AM

Purpose statement: 

The Technician II (Chemical) efficiently produces high quality materials for use in IDT’s production labs.    

Essential Functions:

  • Perform the chemical processing of all mixtures and formulations required for production.

  • Monitors inventory of the group effectively; utilizing the ERP system.  

  • Follows the current processes for reagent 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 scale readouts, BCMS scripts and oligo data.

  • Ensures reagents are prepared in a timely fashion.

  • Changes bulk reagents as necessary for synthesis.

  • Change waste containers and dispose of waste material.

  • Perform MQC on materials, all mixtures and formulations.

  • Uses a variety of analytical and sample handling equipment

  • Participates in customer and regulatory audits, as necessary.

  • Maintains accurate and detailed sample, product and instrument records

  • Proactively oversee items which will expire in the facility and make the correct disposition decision for them.

  • Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, contamination controls, and safety procedures and understands the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001.

  • Participates in the Hazardous Material Spill Response Team.

  • Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s (2 year) degree or comparable combination of education and experience required.

  • Bachelor’s (4 year) degree preferred.  Science related field (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) 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

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or to request accommodation.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Keywords: Integrated DNA Technologies Inc, Cary , Technician II (Chemical Processing & Materials QC) - Second Shift, Other , Morrisville, North Carolina

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