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Assistant Technician Tranent United Kingdom,  

Charles River (company)


Posted on : 11 July 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.


Responsibilities
We are seeking an experienced Assistant Technician for our In Vitro Sciences department.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Assistant Technician position:
  • 5 Standard Grades including Maths, English and Biology
  • A positive and constructive approach to working in a busy laboratory environment and the ability to pay close attention to detail is essential.
  • A clean UK driving licence is essential as the role will involve transporting materials between the Elvingston site and Elphinstone Research Centre on a regular basis.


About In Vitro Sciences
The In Vitro Sciences department within our company is engaged in the following areas of research; genetic toxicology, percutaneous penetration, in vitro toxicology, electrophysiology (safety pharmacology) and bespoke testing.  


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

Tranent United Kingdom

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