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Test Article Controller - United States  

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Posted on : 29 May 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 Test Article Controller for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, Ohio.

Responsible for monitoring the inventory, receipt, use and disposition of test articles received to the formulations department.  Will also be responsible for assuring test article storage and test article waste are handled according to current guidelines.  Additional responsibilities include the inventory, receipt, use and disposition of commercially supplied products for use in the formulations department.  Functions will also include training of employees on all pertinent formulations functions either in group training sessions or as individual training, monitoring the training progress of individuals and processing the appropriate paperwork.  Duties will also include reviewing, writing and revising standard operating procedures and reviewing the formulation sections in the study report for accuracy and completeness. 

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Test Article Controller position.

  • Monitor inventory, receipt, use and disposition of test articles and vehicles
  • Work in conjunction with EH&S personnel for test article and vehicle handling and storage
  • Preparation and review of data for submission to QAU
  • Daily book review
  • Training of new and current personnel in all formulations functions
  • Assure adherence to company safety practices
  • Write and revise standard operating procedures
  • Provide technical support to project leaders, managers, study directors and clients

Equal Employment Opportunity

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