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Formulation Laboratory Technician I - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 04 September 2017

Project Description



Prepare article/substance dosage solutions/suspensions according to client specifications for use in toxicology studies. 


  • Perform preparation of test article/substance dosage solution/suspension(s), ensure preparation procedures and calculations are standardized, performed consistently and recorded correctly by the technical personnel.
  • Prepare labels and samples.
  • Receive all incoming test articles/substances and reagents.
  • Ensure that the documentation for the use of all test articles/substances and vehicles/reagents to ensure consistency and correctness.
  • Responsible for the sampling and the shipment of the samples.
  • Maintain cleanliness and general appearance of the Formulations Laboratory.
  • Ensure that test article/substance(s) from completed studies are returned to the sponsor or reassigned to another protocol.
  • Responds to Quality Assurance audits of preparation procedures and calculations.
  • Ensure all chemistry data is submitted to Senior Scientist for weekly review.
  • Maintain an up to day inventory of reagents, test article/substance, vehicles and samples.
  • Review chemistry data on a daily basis and finalizing chemistry data for submission at completion of study.
  • Prepare accurate packing list for the shipment of test article/substances and samples to the sponsor and/or analytical laboratory.  Notify appropriate personnel of shipments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Education:  Bachelor’ degree (B.S.) or equivalent
  • Experience:   Minimum of 0 to 2 years experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: None
  • Other:  Working knowledge of GMP/GLP's a preferred.  GLP environment requires attention to detail strong organizational skills and accurate record keeping competencies 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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