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Danaher Corporation Process Development Biochemist in Coralville, Iowa

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Job Title: Process Development Biochemist

Location: Coralville, IA

The Process Development Biochemist is responsible for the development of processes to prepare biological reagents.

  • Designs and performs experimentation with assistance or as prescribed by management to improve existing or create new processes for the preparation of enzymes/proteins and associated mixtures.

  • Adheres to all departmental protocols, rules, and safety regulations and understand the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO 14001.

  • Documents tasks and development work performed in an accurate, efficient, and appropriate manner.

  • Analyzes data from various analytical instruments and biological assays.

  • Determines appropriate course of action based on inputs from the developed protocols and analytical data.

  • Collaborates and participates in a group setting with management and internal customers in a professional manner

  • Develops improvements to existing processes to reduce cost and increase efficiency as requested by Operations.

  • Presents and discusses improvements with management and internal customers

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration

  • B.S. in Biochemistry or Microbiology

Professional Experience

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Biochemistry or Microbiology laboratory

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have participated in development activities in a laboratory environment

  • Working knowledge of Biochemistry and Microbiology.

  • Ability to present data to Management and Internal Customers verbally.

What We Offer:

  • Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional shifts)

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 11 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

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