Position: Production Support Technician; Molecular Biology Reagents Manufacturing
Position Type: Full-Time Employee
Location: Boulder, CO
Experience: 2+ Years preferred, but not required
Watchmaker Genomics is an early-stage life science company based in Boulder, Colorado. Our team is passionate about innovation, creativity and scientific rigor. We believe the intersection of biology, engineering and computer science presents exciting opportunities for developing novel technologies that promote research and improve human health. Watchmaker Genomics specializes in the design, development and production of DNA- and RNA-modifying enzymes that enable high-growth applications in genomics, molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine.
Watchmaker Genomics is inviting applications for the full-time position of Production Support Technician, Molecular Biology Reagents Manufacturing. This position reports to the Production Manager and will support general laboratory activities, logistics, product fulfillment and enzyme manufacturing.
The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced working environment and contribute directly to our company culture and success. The position provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience in both manufacturing and operations.
•Support a state of the art manufacturing operation
•Perform product fulfillment including cleanroom vialing, kitting, packaging and shipping
•Provide general laboratory support
Prepare stock solutions and buffers
Clean and maintain labware
•Identify opportunities for internal process improvement and best practices
•Support and contribute to team culture
Skills and Requirements
Ideally (but not required), the candidate should have a BS in biology or related field with at least two years of relevant experience. Experience in the following areas is considered highly desirable: general lab management, buffer production, inventory management, product fulfillment and/or logistics.
The following skills and experience are requirements for the position:
•Ability to quickly learn and execute on basic laboratory techniques
•Excellent organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail
•The ability to multitask, perform consistently under pressure and work without supervision
•Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work as an effective member of a team
•Good communication and personal task management skills and a high level of self-motivation
•Ability to work on their feet and lift up to 50 lbs
•Ideally (but not required) BS in biology or related life science discipline and at least two years of relevant experience
Materials Required for an Application
•Letter of motivation. Applications without a supporting cover letter will not be considered.
•Resume or CV, highlighting relevant qualifications and experience, and containing:
•A current email address and mobile phone number
•The names and contact information of two references who are able to assess your suitability for the position in terms of the specified