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Assistant Technician - United Kingdom  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 02 May 2017

Project Description

Department Marketing Statement
  • Our company  is one of the world’s largest Contract Research Organisations with more than 10,000 employees in 26 countries and a market leader in the provision of product development services. 
  • We take a passionate approach to improving human and animal health. 
  • Our company is uniquely designed to meet the needs of our clients in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Veterinary Medicine and Agrochemical sectors.
  • At our world class facility, our Analytical Chemistry Department currently has an exciting career opportunity for two Assistant Technicians.
  • Working as an Assistant Technician you’ll join a team responsible for providing formulation and analytical methodology and analytical support to external clients and internal customers.

Duties and responsibilities include:-
  • Monitoring and maintaining levels of consumable products
  •  Ensuring the cleanliness and operational condition of laboratory equipment and apparatus as required
  • Maintaining the laboratory in a clean, tidy and presentable fashion
  • Preparing study files, labelling pots/vials
  • Preparing laboratory reagents
  • Conducting Quality Control checks if required
  • Communicating and working effectively as part of a team
  • Working to agreed deadlines

Applicants should have:-
  • A minimum of 5 National 4s (or equivalent)
  • Effective organizational skills and time management
  • Good problem solving skills

Why Us:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package: pension plan and life assurance.
  • Excellent career development & training opportunities.
  • Humane Care Initiative: CRL is a worldwide leader in the humane care of laboratory animals.
  • Company & Team Volunteer Days: get paid to participate in One Day, our company's  Social Responsibility Program.
  • Employee Engagement programming: Various social programming and events such as on-site team building, charity fundraising days, holiday festivities and ice cream days in the summer!
  • Subsidised Staffroom.
  • Free onsite car parking.