Machinist II - COR - MAS

  • Integrated DNA Technologies
  • Coralville, IA
  • Oct 13, 2018

Job Description

Integrated DNA Technologies

ID 2018-4232
Job Locations US-IA-CoralvilleCategory Engineering
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 2 days ago
Shift/Schedule MTWThF 7:00A-4:00P (United States of America)


The Machinist II is responsible for developing tooling and fixtures then machining and manufacturing components for use in custom manufacturing equipment for IDT's innovative biology products.


Essential Functions:
  • Perform machine shop tasks as assigned by the shop manager.
  • Sets up, programs, and operates CNC machining centers to manufacture and modify custom parts.
  • Work with machine shop manager to maintain a smooth and efficient work flow.
  • Work with machine shop manager and engineers to develop efficient manufacturing processes.
  • Checks machine work for conformance to drawing requirements and quality standards.
  • Routinely use shop mathematics and standard handbook formulas for computing dimensions and geometry required for planning and laying out work.
  • Must be able to perform complex machine setups and have the ability to design and develop custom tooling and fixtures.
  • Assist junior team members with project layout and setup
  • Work independently with minimum supervision
  • Maintains a clean work environment.
  • Practice safe working habits, operate machine tools safely.
  • Follows all IDT safety policies, and identify, correct and report potential safety hazards


  • Two year technical degree in CNC Machining Technology or equivalent.
  • A minimum of five years advanced machine shop experience.
  • Relevant experience may be acceptable; a demonstrable skill level will be required.

Professional Experience:
  • Relevant experience required.

Other Job Qualifications
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret technical drawings and documents and assist/train others.
  • Ability to set up and operate conventional and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, and drilling machines and assist/train others.
  • Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of computer and commercial CNC and machine control software packages such as Mastercam; GibbsCam; or G&M codes.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and multitask.
  • Computer programming skills desired.
  • Ability and willingness and ability to work in a team environment.
  • 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 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 50 lbs. of force frequently

Frequent (34%-66% of work day)
  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)
  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
  • 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.