Integrated DNA Technologies Synthesis Scientist I in CORALVILLE, Iowa

Integrated DNA TechnologiesID 2018-4445Job Locations US-IA-CoralvilleCategory Manufacturing Operations# of Openings 1Posted Date 13 hours agoShift/Schedule TWThF 8:30P-7:30A (United States of America)Overview The Synthesis Scientist I synthesizes custom oligonucleotides according to the customer's order. This generally includes synthesis, cleavage, deprotection and QC sampling of the products being made.ResponsibilitiesJob Specific Essential Functions:* Synthesizes oligos on various synthesizer platforms* Cleaves and deprotects oligos utilizing appropriate methods* Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests* Attaches modifications utilizing various techniques * Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls* Uses lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities * Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final product * Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos * Handles expensive oligos and reagents * Keeps thorough records of specialized processes in the oligo process history * Follows documented custom instructions, when applicable * Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values * Performs other duties as assignedPosition Specific Essential Functions:* Prepares oligos for final shipment to customer or for further processing in other departments.* Performs decontamination programs on liquid handling instruments. Education:* Associate's degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required* Bachelor's degree in science related field preferredExperience:* Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office requiredOther Job Qualifications* Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals* Ability to manage time and works independently * Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management* Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per product* Strong attention to detail* Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.* Ability 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. * Ability to perform 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. * Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity. * Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards. * Ability 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 Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Apply Here: