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Research Technician - In-Life (EVG) *$1000 sign-on bonus *$18/hr starting wage

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Mattawan
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people's lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families.

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.
Job SummaryWe are seeking a Research Technician for our General Toxicology Team at our Safety Assessment sites located Mattawan,Skokie, Ashland, Cleveland and Spencerville.
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.
***Please Note: we are seeking Talent for both 1st and 2nd Shift positions, as well as standard and alternate work schedules (e.g., M-F, Tu-Sat)***
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.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.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Research Technician - In-Life (EVG) *$1000 sign-on bonus *$18/hr starting wage, Professions , Mattawan, Michigan

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