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Posted on : 20 June 2017
Company StatementFor 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.ResponsibilitiesWe are seeking a Technician I, Manufacturing Department for our Biologics Testing Solutions site located in Malvern.Summary of Position: Expand and harvest a mammalian or insect cell line or propagate and harvest a virus or vaccine candidate to generate several hundred vials of a Cell Bank or Virus Bank. Ability to appropriately culture and manipulate varying cell lines. Work within a clean room suite while gowned in clean room attire. Practice good aseptic technique and sterile procedures. Prepare stock solutions and media to be used in any Manufacturing campaigns. Perform calibration, monitoring and cleaning of laboratory equipment associated with the manufacturing of cell banks. Maintain a clean laboratory and working environment and monitor laboratory equipment specifications. Adhere to company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) as related to cGMP compliance and good documentation practices.QualificationsThe following are minimum requirements related to the Technician I, Manufacturing Department position.Education: Bachelor s degree (B.A. / B.S.) or equivalent in biology or related discipline.Experience: 0 1 years related experience in biology, the industry, area or discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for specific education and experience listed above. Knowledge of cGMP and/or regulatory affairs pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biological industries is preferred. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be able to perform basic math functions. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a small group or one on one setting. Basic Microsoft Office skills are a plus.Certification/Licensure: None.About Charles RiverCharles 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.
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