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Danaher Corporation Material Handler in Coralville, Iowa

Material Handler

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Coralville

Division: Integrated Supply Chain

Department: Warehouse Operations

Group: Material Handlers


The initial shift will be Monday - Friday 7:00AM - 3:00PM.

Once COVID shift segregation ends, the shift will be Tuesday-Friday 7:00AM - 6:00PM

Purpose statement:

The Material Handler ensures that Production and Research groups have necessary materials by stocking, fulfillment of requests and completion of transactions in the ERP system that support accurate financial reporting and inventory stock levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Stocks production spaces with direct materials and supplies on a routine basis as part of a visual stocking system

  • Utilizes item request database, fills, picks and delivers orders

  • Completes a variety of inventory transactions in the ERP system

  • Counts inventory to ensure accuracy

  • Participates in inventory-related process improvement events

  • Supports operations at local off-site facilities, on occasion by moving material between sites (including driving IDT-owned vehicles)

  • Runs reports and uses information to take action on expired, obsolete or excess inventory

  • Operates hand and electric-powered carts, pallet jacks, forklifts and other equipment

  • Interacts frequently with wide range of personnel in person and occasionally via e-mail, phone, or two-way radio

  • Updates inventory-related spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license required

Professional Experience:

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred

  • Previous ERP experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to prioritize workload and solve practical problems related to inventory control

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management in both written and verbal format.

  • Adaptability to performing 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.

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.