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Document Specialist II - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 30 July 2017

Project Description

Company Statement

For nearly 70 years, Charles River 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 an experienced Document Specialist II for our Biologics Testing Solutions site located in Malvern. 

Responsibilities include maintaining archives and implementing process improvements to the workflow for the management of paperwork from issuance to archiving.  This position would involve working independently and in teams on projects.

About Biologics Testing Solutions

 With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, the Charles River Biologics group can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as contamination and impurity testing, protein characterization, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle, from the establishment and characterization of cell banks through preclinical and clinical studies to marketed products. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs.  Each year more than 20,000 biologic testing reports are sent each and over 200 licenses products are supported by our biologics testing solutions team.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Document Specialist II position.

  • Education:   High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) preferred.
  • Experience: Two to three years related experience in data entry and document management.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  None
  • Other: Advanced computer skills required.  Computer literacy in word processing and database record keeping required.  Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines required.
  • Physical Demands
    • Must regularly operate a computer and occasionally operate other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
    • Must regularly communicate with employees/customers; must be able to exchange accurate information.
    • Must occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

About Charles River

Charles River 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. Charles River 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. 

At Charles River, 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.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet