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Danaher Corporation Materials Planner in Coralville, Iowa


Coralville, IA - Mobile (On-Site/Work from Home Hybrid)

  • Mobile associates must live in an area that does not exceed a 100-mile (150 km) radius of an IDT location.

  • May require on-site occasional presence for team meetings, etc.

    Purpose statement:

    The Materials Planner manages global demand for multiple product families through the recommendation and implementation of replenishment strategies consistent with IDT’s strategic and business objectives.

    Essential Functions:

  • Organizes global demand among supply chain, production, supply source, and distribution entities via recommended inventory coverage attribute, demand forecast, and/or standard batch size manipulations

  • Manages material life cycle and supply source changes

  • Sustains inventory health per availability and turn targets

  • Engages with business owners to retire underperforming products and related inventory items

  • Facilitates the development of allocation plans and expedites deliveries when imbalances occur

  • Creates and maintains partnerships with internal and external supply sources

  • Proactively identifies potential supply chain disruptions

  • Manages internal supplier delivery/quality performance

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or science related field from an accredited college or university required

    Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive work experience in supply chain, logistics, or purchasing functions on behalf of an organization

  • Working knowledge of SAP, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. Oracle), is preferred

  • Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred

    Other Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Excels in a group setting and/or as part of a cross functional team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • 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.

    Physical Requirements :

  • Exert up to 10lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently

    Constant (67%-100% 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.

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Reaching : extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • 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.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Climbing : stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

    Visual Acuity:

  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.

  • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

What We Offer:

  • Yearly Incentive Compensation Plan

  • 144 Hours Paid Time Off Yearly 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.

IDT is the top-tier manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is sophisticated and groundbreaking, and our team members are curious, creative problem solvers who understand that good data drives thoughtful 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 distributed team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re changing the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.