Research Technician - Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (EVG) *$1000 sign-on bonus *$18/hr
Company: Charles River Laboratories
Posted on: November 22, 2021
For 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.Job SummaryWe are seeking a
Research Technician for our Developmental and Reproductive
Toxicology Team (for both In-Life and the Teratology Laboratory) at
our Safety Assessment site located Mattawan, MI.
A Research Technician is responsible for: administering substances
to animals, performing husbandry duties, including
cleaning/transporting caging and providing food and water;
performing clinical observations of animals to determine
morbidity/mortality; collecting and handling data and specimens;
euthanizing animals and assisting veterinarians, management, and
other company personnel with animal care, study-related tasks, and
process improvement initiatives.
The following are minimum qualifications related to the Research
- HS/GED or Bachelor's/Master's with no relevant experience.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels
inside and outside the organization.
- Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Computer skills, commensurate with Essential Functions,
including the ability to learn a validated system.
- Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to
include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts,
and/or extra shifts; sometimes on short notice.
- Ability to work under specific time constraints.
CompetenciesCollaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each
other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and
effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we
welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.Own - We
act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions,
when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed
and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we
strive towards continuous improvement.Care - We show we care when
we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we
work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we
are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do
the right thing.Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and
model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace
change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of
others.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 300 investigational new
drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment
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