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Assistant Animal Technician (Farm Animals) - United Kingdom  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 11 July 2017

Project Description

Department Marketing 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.
  • We are seeking Assistant Animal Technicians for our Animal Health Product Development Department.


Requirements:
The following are minimum requirements related to the Assistant Animal Technician position.
  • General animal husbandry
  • Participation in the technical support aspect of scientific studies
  • Participation in overtime rota (weekends & weekday evenings) for which additional payments will be made.
  • Minimum of 5 standard grades (this must include English, Maths and a Science subject)
  • Experience and a genuine interest in working with farm animals in a challenging scientific environment
  • Good communication skills & a strong willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain accurate & legible laboratory records 
  • Ability to handle large farm animals


About our Animal Health Product Development Department 
Our Department of Animal Health Product Development provides support to the organisation by performing high quality regulatory studies to aide the registration of veterinary products and feed additives in livestock species.


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. 


Data Protection 
  • This information will be used by our company for the purpose of recruitment and selection only and the administration thereof.  
  •  The personal information that you give us will also be used in a confidential manner to help us monitor our recruitment process.  
  • In the event you are recruited, your data will not be used other than in the normal course of business and the administration of your employment with us.  
  • We may check the information collected with third parties to ensure its accuracy and we may also use or pass to certain third parties information to prevent or detect crime or in other ways as permitted by law. 
  •  By submitting this application form to us, we will be assuming that you agree to the processing of sensitive personal data in the manner described above.


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