INTEGRATED DNA TECHNOLOGIES INC Formulation Scientist I - Custom Build S in CORALVILLE, Iowa

Integrated DNA TechnologiesID 2018-4467Job Locations US-IA-CoralvilleCategory Manufacturing Operations# of Openings 1Posted Date 15 hours agoShift/Schedule MTWThF 12:00P-9:00P (United States of America)OverviewThe Formulation Scientist I formulates custom oligonucleotides according to the customer's specifications. This generally includes quantification, final packaging, and QC sampling of the products being made.ResponsibilitiesJob Specific Essential Functions:iUses automated and manual lab equipment accurately; including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activitiesiUses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final productiUtilizes stoichiometry to convert measurement units and creates custom solutionsiTranslates order requirements into a process to formulate oligos to the customer's specificationsiQuantifies and samples oligos for quality control testsiAssesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligosiMaintains daily ship deadlines for all productsiMaximizes automation for all processesiIncorporates new products and processes continuouslyiAdheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controlsiDemonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core ValuesiPerforms other duties as assignedPosition Specific Essential Functions:iCompletes replication of plate and/or tube ordersiUtilizes ERP system to order lab supplies and fulfill work orders, as needediAssists with writing and double checking scripts and mapping for liquid handlersiAssists with creating and following custom flows for special processing ordersiCompletes backend checks on final product, as requiredEducation:iAssociate's degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience requirediBachelor's degree in science related field preferredExperience:iProficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) requiredRequired Skills:iSkill to calculate concentrations with provided formulas requirediAbility to operate pipette requiredOther Job QualificationsiStrong attention to detailiUses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per productiAbility to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goalsiAbility to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.iAbility to manage time and works independentlyiAbility to communicate with peers and all levels of managementiAbility to perform 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.iAbility to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.iAbility to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.iAbility to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.iAdaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.iAbility 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 frequentlyConstant (67%-100% of work day)iReaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.iUsing 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.iTalking: 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, lou