Quality Control Analyst I

Organization
Integrated DNA Technologies
Job Location
Coralville, IA 52241
Salary
Yearly Salary
Job Description

The Quality Control Analyst I ensures the quality of processes and products in support of all manufacturing areas within Integrated DNA Technologies.

Requirements

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes data and information for quality, consistency, and accuracy
  • Uses a variety of analytical and sample handling equipment
  • Maintains accurate and detailed sample, product and instrument records
  • Contributes to and supports an efficient manufacturing environment
  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 environment
  • Understands and performs necessary emergency, safety and cleaning procedures
  • Handles sample and reagent preparations (carefully and accurately) for analytical and functional assays
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Department Functions:

  • Determines pass/fail status of oligos by reviewing analytical data (Mass Spec, CE, HPLC)
  • Disinfects plates and mat caps for re-use by synthesis groups
  • Disposes of waste in proper manner

Education/Licensure:

  • Bachelor's degree in a science related field or Associate's degree with 2 years relevant experience required

Professional Experience:

  • Analytical instrumentation experience preferred
  • Proficient with computers and variety of software in windows-based environment required

Other Job Qualifications

  • Skill of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change
  • Knowledge of current relevant technological advancements

Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Using 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.
  • Talking: 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, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

Visual Acuity:

  • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
  • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

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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