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Technician II-Synthesis OR Synthesis Technician OR Lab Technician

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Company :
Infotree Service Inc

Location :
City of Coralville, Iowa

Expiry Date :
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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JOB TITLE: TECHNICIAN II (SYNTHESIS)

JOB LOCATION: CORALVILLE, IOWA 1710 COMMERCIAL PARK CORALVILLE IA 52241 UNITED STATES

JOB DESCRIPTION/COMMENT:

The Technician (Synthesis) synthesizes custom oligonucleotides according to the customers order. This generally includes synthesis, cleavage, deprotection and QC sampling of the products being made.

JOB 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 behaviour consistent with the CLIENT Core Values

Performs other duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Prepares oligos for final shipment to customer or for further processing in other departments

Uses aids and SOPs to make production path decisions

Additional essential functions may differ by department/group

EDUCATION:

Associates (2 year) degree or comparable combination of education and experience required.

Bachelors (4 year) degree preferred. Science related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required

OTHER 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.

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 up to 20-50lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs up to a minimal amount of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day) Reaching; Standing; Walking; Lifting; Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling; Hearing;Pushing/Pulling – Frequent (33%-66% of work day) Sitting; Repetitive Motion; Bending;Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders. Occasional (33% or less of work day)Talking; Visual Acuity:

SHIFT HOURS: M-TH 7AM-6PM OR 8AM-7PM