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Integrated DNA Technologies – Formulation Scientist I - GMP – Coralville, IA

Integrated DNA Technologies

Formulation Scientist I - GMP

Coralville, IA


Integrated DNA Technologies ID 2018-4485 Job Locations US-IA-CoralvilleCategory Manufacturing Operations # of Openings 1 Posted Date 16 hours ago Shift/Schedule SuMTWTh 11P-8A (United States of America) Overview The 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. Responsibilities Job Specific Essential Functions: • Uses automated and manual lab equipment accurately; including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities • Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final product • Utilizes stoichiometry to convert measurement units and creates custom solutions • Translates order requirements into a process to formulate oligos to the customer's specifications • Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests • Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos • Maintains daily ship deadlines for all products • Maximizes automation for all processes • Incorporates new products and processes continuously • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values • Performs other duties as assigned Position Specific Essential Functions: • Follows custom instructions outlined by Oligo Master Records or Manager Approved Process Flows • Keeps thorough records of specialized processes in the oligo process history • Organizes and handles customer owned materials as well as non-standard reagent formulations • Handles expensive oligos and reagents • Prepares standard and custom shipping paperwork and labels Education: • Associate's degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required • Bachelor's degree in science related field preferred Experience: • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (and an emphasis on Excel) required Required Skills: • Skill of accurately delivering proper volumes when hand pipetting required Other Job Qualifications • Strong attention to detail • Uses aids and SOPs to make decisions about the proper production path per product • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals • 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 manage time and works independently • Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management • 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: PI111589744

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