Finished Goods Technician

Watchmaker Genomics

Watchmaker Genomics

Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Position: Finished Goods Technician

Position Type: Full-Time Employee

Department: Production

Location: Boulder, CO (onsite)

Experience: High School/AS and 4+ years of industry experience, or: BS/BA and 2+ years of industry experience

Watchmaker is inviting applications for the full-time position of Finished Goods Technician.

This position reports directly to the Production Manager, Finished Goods and will be responsible for bulk liquid manufacturing, filling of vials, kit assembly, laboratory & inventory maintenance and will contribute to process improvements.

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 grow and develop laboratory skills and techniques in the production department


Product Fulfillment

  • Bulk Manufacturing - Combine liquid and solid raw materials
  • Titrating, dilutions, filtering bulk products
  • Component Manufacturing - Label, de-cap, fill, cap, and inspect vials
  • Kit Manufacturing - Label, prepare kit boxes, assemble and inspect finished product

General Operations

  • Support and maintain the compliance of the Watchmaker Genomics quality standards of ISO 13485
  • Weigh and measure raw materials using common laboratory equipment, ability to read to the correct decimal place
  • General laboratory and equipment maintenance
  • Adhere to inventory control procedures
  • Contribute to process improvements
  • Follow SOP’s and proper laboratory technique
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Requirements

The ideal candidate will have experience in biotech industry manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance. Basic knowledge of or experience with temperature sensitive materials, enzyme production, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), ISO 13485 compliance or ERP/inventory management software is a plus.

The following skills and experience are requirements for the position:

  • Ability to pipette liquids, weigh powders and accurately identify and record measurements
  • Ability to quickly learn and execute on basic laboratory techniques
  • Computer literacy in spreadsheets, excel and word processing software
  • Excellent organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • The ability to multitask, perform constantly under pressure and work without supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to work on their feet and lift up to 50 lbs

The following are preferred:

  • Drafting/revising and publishing of work instructions and/or standard operating procedures
  • Experience with high-growth start-up environments
  • Basic understanding of ISO 13485 and/or experience working in an ISO compliant facility
  • Aseptic Technique

Education and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant life science discipline AND a minimum of (2+) years in a biotech or related industry


  • High school diploma or Associates degree AND 4+ years of industry experience in lieu of an undergraduate degree


The base compensation for the Finished Goods Technician role starts at $55-000-$60,000 + bonus + equity; actual pay will be adjusted based on skills and experience. Employees are eligible for Flexible Time Off, holidays, employer covers 75% of medical plan with buy-up options, employer paid dental, employer paid vision, employer paid $25,000 life/AD&D policy, paid parental leave, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Application Procedure

To apply for the position, please submit the following in a PDF format on

  • Letter of motivation
  • Resume or Curriculum vitae, highlighting relevant qualifications and experience

Applications without a Letter of Motivation will not be considered. Local candidates preferred.

If selected to participate in the interview process, the names and contact information of three professional references who are able to assess your suitability for the position in terms of the specified requirements will be requested.



Watchmaker Genomics is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and creating a culturally diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics as protected by applicable law.

All applicants will be asked if currently eligible to work in the United States of America; and if now or in the future will require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States.

This position may be subject to pre-employment checks, including driving history check, drug screening and a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. All pre-employment checks will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.