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Animal Care Technician I Lexington United States,  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 30 June 2017

Project Description

Company Statement
  • For nearly 70 years,our company employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. 
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform.
  •  In return, we ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


Business Summary
  • We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions site.
  • Your primary role, perform all aspects of animal husbandry required to maintain the highest standard of animal health and care. 
  •  The technician will execute husbandry tasks including basic animal checks, animal holding room checks, cage change activities, cleaning and sanitization of animal holding rooms, support of the enrichment and general animal health programs, and assistance in the monitoring of environmental conditions of critical support spaces; all according to company SOP s and IACUC Guidelines. 
  •  The technician will be required to clean and sanitize other Vivarium spaces as needed, including workrooms, corridors, receiving room, feed and bedding and other storage space, as well as replenish supplies and help maintain inventory at the direction of the Lab Animal Technician IV/Technologist or Lab Animal Resources Management.


Requirements:
  • Education:  High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required.  Bachelor s degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred.
  • Experience:  Minimum of one year directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility.
  •   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certified as ALAT within 18 months of hire.


About Insourcing Solutions Business
Our company In-sourcing Solutions can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic in-sourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. In-sourcing Solutions provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.


About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.  
  • When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.  
  • Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. 
  •  In return, we ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. 
  • Our company is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development.  
  • Our company also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients  clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities.  
  • Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. 
  • With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client s unique challenges.   
  • Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • We are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people s lives.  
  • Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.  
  • We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. 



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company  is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Locations

Lexington Massachusetts

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