Team Leader 1, Technical Operations
Company: Charles River
Posted on: August 6, 2022
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 SummaryServe as lead/primary
technician and perform technical duties, administer test
substances, and generate data on any type of study (i.e.,
basic/complex/specialized). Perform clinical observations, sample
collection, and monitor food consumption of animals on assigned
studies. Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of
laboratory animals at the site. Provide leadership, technical
guidance, and serve as a mentor to less experienced staff. Assist
department management with oversight and daily supervision of
technical personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's
degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in scientific related discipline.
Experience: 4-6 years related experience in animal science,
biology, chemistry/pharmacy, or similar lab environment or must
have fully satisfied technical and experience requirements for the
previous level. GLP experience preferred. An equivalent combination
of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory
substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification at the LAT level
strongly preferred Other: Demonstrated interpersonal skills,
effective communication skills, and leadership/supervisory skills.
Ability to handle a variety of laboratory animals. Proficient in
technical skills and the operation of data collection equipment.
Knowledge of GLP's and other federal regulations and guidelines
relating to the care of laboratory animals required. Understanding
of routine and complex study design and protocols. Knowledge of
math to calculate and prepare dosing preparations/Formulations.
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Computer
literacy including word processing, spreadsheet and database
programs.About Safety AssessmentCharles 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.
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