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Research Technician - Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (EVG) *$1000 sign-on bonus *$18/hr

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Mattawan
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 Technician position:

  • 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 facilities.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Research Technician - Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (EVG) *$1000 sign-on bonus *$18/hr, Human Resources , Mattawan, Michigan

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