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Charles River Laboratories Support Technician (Temp to Perm) GEMS in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Support Technician (Temp to Perm) GEMS

Req ID #: 144932

Location:

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

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 Summary

We are seeking a Support Technicianin ourGEMS Departmentfor our site inWilmington, MA.

The Support Technicianwill assist in maintaining production and production support operations. This individual will perform production support tasks to maintain product, supplies and environmentally-controlled work area(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Performs area support cleaning to maintain quality of production support materials.

  • Transfers and distributes supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s).

  • Performs physical environment housekeeping duties according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS).

  • May assist in maintaining recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation and supply inventories.

  • Operates equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines. Also operates company vehicle to transport supplies.

  • Performs all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move 100+ pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)

  • Valid drivers license

  • Ability to be certified on pallet jack operations

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment.

  • Experience operating an electric pallet jack.

    Vaccine Mandate

Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees.

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

About Research Models & Services

Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition. As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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