Charles River
Charles River utilizes an integrated approach, innovative thinking and efficiency to help you achieve your discovery program goals.
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Charles River provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and leading academic institutions around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts.

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When you join Charles River, you become part of a family that has had a significant impact on the health and well-being of our families, friends and colleagues across the globe. In the past few years alone we’ve helped our clients with the critical research required to develop new, approved treatments for cancer, weight loss, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, IBS, epilepsy, Cushing’s disease and other conditions.

Working at Charles River provides you with a chance to make a difference in the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, quality, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in supporting the life-saving and valuable work we perform on behalf of our clients. In return, we’ll offer you opportunities to learn, grow and build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Charles River Positions

Site Clerk, Administrative Assistant
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Perform basic tasks as outlined by the supervisor to provide support / assistance to assigned department(s).ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Perform general housekeeping and maintenance of department areas. *Sterilize and/or remove used laboratory materials (e.g., petri dishes, culture tubes, crates, etc.). *Wash, sterilize, and prepare glassware for laboratory use. *Prepare basic documentation, labeling and or other records keeping and filing. *Prepare /mail crates and serology kits to customers. Perform stocking and restocking duties. *Take proper safety precautions and utilize appropriate safety gear/equipment in the performance of all duties. *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications*Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.). *Experience: 0 - 6 months related experience. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. *Certification/Licensure: None*Other: Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Must be detail oriented.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Site Clerk, Administrative Assistant
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Perform basic tasks as outlined by the supervisor to provide support / assistance to assigned department(s).ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Perform general housekeeping and maintenance of department areas. *Sterilize and/or remove used laboratory materials (e.g., petri dishes, culture tubes, crates, etc.). *Wash, sterilize, and prepare glassware for laboratory use. *Prepare basic documentation, labeling and or other records keeping and filing. *Prepare /mail crates and serology kits to customers. Perform stocking and restocking duties. *Take proper safety precautions and utilize appropriate safety gear/equipment in the performance of all duties. *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications*Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.). *Experience: 0 - 6 months related experience. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. *Certification/Licensure: None*Other: Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Must be detail oriented.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Resource Coordination Specialist
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Responsible for animal procurement, animal facility planning, placement, utilization and capacity, conditioning scheduling and vendor management.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Act as facility purchasing agent for animal procurement.Analyze data and schedules to coordinate the planning, placement, utilization and capacity for the animal colonies and animal rooms. Ensure related databases are maintained.Coordinate animal supply on proposals and signed contracts with applicable sources.Communicate with multiple departments regarding changes/modifications of animal requirements for proposals and signed contracts.Perform all other related duties as assignedQualificationsEducation: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life science or related discipline.Experience: 1+ years related experience in laboratory animal setting and scheduling. 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 ALAT level desired.Other: Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, take initiative in generating solutions, and to work independently. Considerable knowledge of GLPs. Computer literate in Word, Access and Excel.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Resource Coordination Specialist
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Responsible for animal procurement, animal facility planning, placement, utilization and capacity, conditioning scheduling and vendor management.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Act as facility purchasing agent for animal procurement.Analyze data and schedules to coordinate the planning, placement, utilization and capacity for the animal colonies and animal rooms. Ensure related databases are maintained.Coordinate animal supply on proposals and signed contracts with applicable sources.Communicate with multiple departments regarding changes/modifications of animal requirements for proposals and signed contracts.Perform all other related duties as assignedQualificationsEducation: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life science or related discipline.Experience: 1+ years related experience in laboratory animal setting and scheduling. 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 ALAT level desired.Other: Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, take initiative in generating solutions, and to work independently. Considerable knowledge of GLPs. Computer literate in Word, Access and Excel.Equal Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Laboratory Technician I - Analytical Services
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Under direct supervision, responsible for performing daily laboratory tasks as they relate to Analytical testing services.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Perform laboratory activities necessary for analytical services including but not limited to, the reagent preparation, laboratory maintenance/monitoring, generation of routine GMP reports, and routine testing of client samples. *Prepare reagents and tests samples *Generate analytical data and analysis, within cGMP compliance, relevant to assigned analytical testing in a timely manner with respect to internal and client deadlines. *Update sample-tracking databases and maintain chemical inventory for the laboratory. *Specific primary areas of testing responsibility may include oElectrophoretic Analyses oImmunochemistry Analyses oChromatographic Analyses oResidual/Excipient Analyses *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications *Education: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent in biochemistry, chemistry or related discipline.*Experience: 0 to 1 years related industry experience in an analytical science area in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech or contract laboratory environment. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.*Certification/Licensure: None*Other: Knowledge of cGMPs or regulatory affairs pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biological industries is preferred. Knowledge of basic protein /peptide analytical techniques and ability to operate typical laboratory equipment, specifically HPLC, Plate Reader, CE, spectrophotometer and other laboratory equipment a plus. Strong organizational and prioritization skills required. Attention to detail and accuracy a must. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to maintain communication across functional groups. Able to communicate effectively in a small group or one on one setting. Basic Microsoft Office skills are requiredEqual Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
Laboratory Technician I - Analytical Services
ResponsibilitiesBASIC SUMMARY:Under direct supervision, responsible for performing daily laboratory tasks as they relate to Analytical testing services.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Perform laboratory activities necessary for analytical services including but not limited to, the reagent preparation, laboratory maintenance/monitoring, generation of routine GMP reports, and routine testing of client samples. *Prepare reagents and tests samples *Generate analytical data and analysis, within cGMP compliance, relevant to assigned analytical testing in a timely manner with respect to internal and client deadlines. *Update sample-tracking databases and maintain chemical inventory for the laboratory. *Specific primary areas of testing responsibility may include oElectrophoretic Analyses oImmunochemistry Analyses oChromatographic Analyses oResidual/Excipient Analyses *Perform all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications *Education: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) or equivalent in biochemistry, chemistry or related discipline.*Experience: 0 to 1 years related industry experience in an analytical science area in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech or contract laboratory environment. *An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.*Certification/Licensure: None*Other: Knowledge of cGMPs or regulatory affairs pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biological industries is preferred. Knowledge of basic protein /peptide analytical techniques and ability to operate typical laboratory equipment, specifically HPLC, Plate Reader, CE, spectrophotometer and other laboratory equipment a plus. Strong organizational and prioritization skills required. Attention to detail and accuracy a must. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to maintain communication across functional groups. Able to communicate effectively in a small group or one on one setting. Basic Microsoft Office skills are requiredEqual Employment OpportunityCharles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VetCharles River is committed to working with and proving reasonable accomodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email crrecruitment_US@crl.com or call (781) 222-6244 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Charles River takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, disabled individuals, and covered veterans (recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans) in accordance with Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. If you would like more information about our affirmative action program for veterans and disabled individuals, please contact Human Resources.
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